2007 - 2008 APA Science Grant Winner
Jennifer (Jenn) Belding is a senior at Georgia Southern University and is expecting to graduate in December of 2008. As a psychology major, she adores research and plans to get a PhD in social psychology. Her research interests include persuasion, changing maladaptive health behaviors, prayer, and game theory. She has also been recently elected as Psi Chi chapter president at Georgia Southern. She has received numerous awards including being selected as the Psi Chi intern for APA’s Science Directorate, the Georgelle Thomas Honors Award, Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities, Excellent Scholarship Graduating Senior, HOPE Scholarship, and president’s and dean’s list. She has presented at numerous conferences including the 2008 Georgia Psychological Society Conference in Macon, GA, and will be presenting at Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) Conference in February 2009. She also serves on Georgia Southern’s College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS) Student Advisory Board and the CLASS Dean Search Committee as the student representative.
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