Psychology Department Offers New Bachelor of Arts in Sport Psychology

The Sport Psychology major incorporates a year of study abroad after students have studied psychology basics at Arcadia's campus in Glenside, Pa. Students interested in this Majors Abroad Program will spend their junior year abroad, either at the University of Stirling (Scotland) or the University of Ulster (Northern Ireland), where they will complete a minimum of three courses in sports science or Sport Psychology. Upon their return, they will conduct their senior course doing an internship in the field of sport psychology and write a thesis on sport psychology.

For more information, please click here.The Psychology department is pleased to announce the addition of photo albums that visually portray students and faculty across a wide range of contexts. We hope that you will enjoy these images as they represent an amazing and informative collage of students in our department over the years.

Psychology Faculty in the News
Psychology Welcomes New Faculty to the Department
MichaelMorrowEarned his B.A in Psychology at Washington and Lee University and his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Delaware, where he specialized in child clinical and pediatric psychology. He completed clinical internship and two postdoctoralfellowshipsat the Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children. Dr. Morrow has a special interest in the treatment of behavior and conduct problems in young children; he also has specialized experience providing psychological services in the primary care setting and offering school- and community-based mental health consultation. Dr. Morrow’s research interests are broadly centered on youth’s peer relations with specific focus on the psychosocial impact of bullying and peer victimization. He is currently using daily diary methods to explore the day-to-day process through which bullying experiences contribute to elementary-school children’s emotional and academic difficulties. Dr. Morrow has developed and piloted a family-based group intervention for youth who have experienced chronic bullying. This intervention is aimed to help youth develop a variety of skills to respond to bullying and cope with its effects. Dr. Morrow has also developed a number of workshops and training seminars on behavior management in multiple settings (e.g., home, daycare, and summer camp). Dr. Morrow is an expert reviewer on issues related to peer relations for Kids Health, a web-based resource for information about child and adolescent health.
  Marianne Miserandino, Professor of Psychology, Honored as Fellow of the American Psychological Association

Marianne MiserandinoMarianne Miserandino, Professor of Psychology was recently honored as a Fellow of the American Psychology Association. This highly prestigious honor bestowed upon members of the American Psychological Association who have shown evidence of unusual and outstanding contributions or performance in the field of psychology. Scholarship, in their field, must have a national impact to receive this honor. The Psychology Department congratulates Marianne on this honor.

Psychology Majors Presentations and Publications

Students and Alumni are in listed in bold font

  • Blustein, J.E., Mola, C., Wagner, K., & Schwartz, C. (2011). The Effect of MK-801 on Tolerance to Stress-Induced Analgesia in the Rat. Proceedings and Abstracts of the Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, 82, 137.

  • Boothby, D.M., & Robbins, S.J. (2011). The Effects of Music Listening and Art Production on Negative Mood: A Randomized Control Trial. The Arts in Psychotherapy, 38, 2014-208.
  • Robbins, S. J., Kacewich, J., Zarro, M & Skroubelos, A. (2011). Health Framing of Orange Juice Brands Reduces Liking in College Students.  Proceedings and Abstracts of the Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, 82, 49.

  • Wise, A., & Blustein, J.E. (2011). The Effect of High and Low Distraction on Pain Perception. Proceedings and Abstracts of the Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, 82, 137
Psychology Department Photo Albums

The photos reside on Shutterfly where you can view each album as a slide show or purchase the photos if you desire.

Here are the links:

Arcadia University Psychology Department Undergraduate Photo Album

Arcadia University Psychology Department Graduate Photo Album.