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Probst Receives Visiting Scholar Award to Rome

Dr. Probst was awarded a 1-month Visiting Professor Research Grant from Sapienza University of Rome to conduct research on the impact of work-family conflict on employee safety and health outcomes with collaborators Drs. Laura Petitta and Claudio Barbaranelli in Italy during June of 2019.

Probst Receives Visiting Scholar Grant

Dr. Probst was awarded a 1-month Visiting Professor Research Grant from Sapienza University of Rome to conduct safety and health research with collaborators Dr. Laura Petitta and Claudio Barbaranelli in Italy during the Spring of 2018.

Honors Students Awarded Research Funds

Alina Chizh was awarded a Department of Psychology Undergraduate Research Grant and Honors Program funding for her study to evaluate cognitive and affective mediators of the relationship between job insecurity and employee creativity. Kendall Rogers also received Honors Program funding to support her honors thesis on antecedents of intrasexual competition at work.

Lavaysse Wins Prestigious NSF Fellowship

Lindsey Lavaysse, a 2nd year graduate student, was awarded a NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. This prestigious 3-year award provides a tuition waiver, generous stipend, and research funding for the remainder of her PhD program. Lindsey is one of only 3 I/O graduate students nationwide to receive an NSF fellowship this year.

Lindsey Lavaysse Awarded Safety and Health Grant

Lindsey Lavaysse (PI; Co-I: Dr. Probst), a 2nd yr. graduate student, was awarded a $1000 grant from the NC Occupational Safety and Health Education and Research Center for her M.S. thesis project entitled, “Pregnant employees and occupational safety: Does stereotype threat play a role?”

Dr. Probst Receives Visiting Professor Research Award

Dr. Probst has been awarded a Visiting Professor Research Award from the University of Rome to conduct health and safety research in Italy during 2017. With her collaborators, Dr. Laura Petitta and Dr. Claudio Barbaranelli, their joint research project seeks to identify the contributing role of the current financial crisis with its concomitant economic stressors toward predicting safety attitudes, behaviors, and accidents among workers within Italy.

Student Success Project Funded by Provost’s Office

Dr. Probst and Dr. Alexander Dimitrov were awarded a $24,000 WSU Student Success Seed Grant from the Provost’s Office for their project entitled, Interventions to Instill a Growth Mindset among Students in Math-Intensive Gateway Courses. The project runs from 7/1/2016 to 12/31/2018.