Furman, Standen, Webler, & Jang Awarded UMN Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships

Celina FurmanErin Standen, Ryan Webler, and Seon-Kyeong Jang, four graduate students in the Department of Psychology, were awarded 2022-2023 University of Minnesota Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships. This fellowship provides funding for students to work full-time on research and dissertations. They were each awarded $25,000 for the academic year, tuition for thesis credits, and subsidized health insurance through the Graduate Assistant Health Plan. 

Celina Furman is in the Social area and her dissertation is titled “Fueling physical activity with a hybrid motivational system: How multiple sources of motivation and experiences promote physical activity across contexts and time.”

Erin Standen is in the Social area and her dissertation is titled “Mapping the beneficial and adverse consequences of receiving weight-related advice from a healthcare provider: Identifying strategies to optimize well-being.”

Ryan Webler is in the Clinical Science and Psychopathology Research (CSPR) area and his dissertation is titled “The neurobiology of human fear generalization: Constructing and causally testing a neural model”

Seon-Kyeong Jang is in the Personality, Individual Differences, and Behavior Genetics (PIB) area and her dissertation is titled “Expanding genetic architecture of substance use:  Rare variants and diverse genomes”.

Composed by Psychology Communication Committee.

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