Psychological Science Events

Psychological Science Events

Spring 2020

03/09/20 Exporting Qualtrics Surveys into SPSS (Workshop)

Time: 5:00-6:00pm

Location: Lincoln Hall #2116 at Pomona College

About: Dr. Nashla Feres will be teaching a workshop on how to set proper parameters before exporting a Qualtrics data file into SPSS, in addition to completing data cleaning procedures necessary in SPSS before performing data analyses. As this is a hands-on workshop in the computer lab, seats are limited (24).

*Please note than non-Pomona students MUST create a guest user account with Pomona College ITS in order to use the lab computers. You will not be able to access SPSS from your personal laptop.

Fall 2019

11/05 Guest Speaker, Dr. Jennifer Sumner, Alumnus '06

Time: 7:00-8:00pm

Location: Seaver Auditorium, Pomona College

About: Dr. Sumner is a clinical psychologist and Assistant Professor of Psychology at UCLA. Her program of research lies at the intersection of the psychological and physical health consequences of trauma exposure. Her talk is titled "Unbreak my Heart: Can we Promote Cardiovascular Health after Trauma?".

10/15 Neuroscience & Comedy with Professor Ori Amir

Time: 7:00-9:00pm

Location: The Hive at The Claremont Colleges

About: Explore humor and practice comedy with neuroscientist and stand-up comedian, Ori Amir. Learn the psychology and neuroscience behind telling a side-splitting joke!

09/27 Lunch with Vinny Lumanau, Alumnus '01

Time: 12:00-1:00pm

Location: Lincoln Hall #1125 at Pomona College

About: Vinny got her MA at Johns Hopkins in International Finance and Southeast Asia Studies and is now Senior Investment Officer at International Finance Corporation (part of World Bank Group) and involved in impact investing in emerging markets. Please RSVP for lunch (catered by Saca's Mediterranean) by email to Sandy Lundergan-Price.

09/17 & 09/19 Introduction to SPSS: A Hands-On Workshop

Time: 6:00-7:15pm

Location: Lincoln Hall #2116 at Pomona College

About: Dr. Nashla Feres will be teaching a workshop which will cover the basics of SPSS. This workshop is intended for those who have never used the statistical software. As this is a hands-on workshop in the computer lab, seats are limited (26). If you are interested in attending, please RSVP by email to and indicate which session you would like to attend (Tuesday or Thursday).

Spring 2019

03/27/19 Guest Speaker Maryam Kia-Keating, Ed.M, Ph.D.

Time: 6-7pm

Location: Hahn 101 at Pomona College

About: Professor Kia-Keating is a clinical psychologist visiting from UC Santa Barbara. Her talk is titled "Ethics and Empowerment after Forced Migration: Participatory Co-Design of Programs for and with Refugees and Immigrants”

03/08/19 Symposium on Neuroeconomics

Time: 3:15pm – 5:30pm

Location: Argue Auditorium in the Millikan Building at Pomona College.

About: Neuroeconomics is an interdisciplinary field which uses neuroscience and psychology to understanding economic decision-making. The program will include a Q&A session as well as an intermission with a variety of refreshments.


  1. Giorgio Coricelli, Ph.D. from the University of Southern California
  2. Alison Harris, Ph.D. from Claremont McKenna College
  3. John Monterosso, Ph.D. from the University of Southern California

Fall 2018

10/16/18 Clinical Panel: "Which Helping Profession is Best for You?"


  1. Anneka Busse, PsyD Monsour Counseling Center. B.A. from CSU Channel Islands, M.M.F.T. from the University of Southern California, Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University. Contact:
  2. Catherine Caporale, PhD, MFT Training Director / Clinical Supervisor at The Clinebell Institute. B.A. Pitzer College, MFT Azusa Pacific, PhD from Chicago School of Professional Psych. Contact:
  3. Ildiko Hodde, MD Psychiatrist, Kaiser Permanente .​Semmelweis Medical University - Semmelweis Orvostudomanyi Egyetem Budapest, Hungary
  4. Adrienne Kijak, LCSW Private practice, Claremont. B.A. from Hampshire College, M.A. in art therapy George Washington University, M.A. in clinical social work from Loyola University in Chicago, IL Contact:
  5. Kristina Post, PhD University of La Verne, Asst Professor of Psychology. B.A. Psychology and Computer Applications and Ph.D., University of Notre Dame. Contact: