News

 

2020

  • Dr. Mello awarded grant by Tobacco Related Disease Research Program entitled "Racial and gender discrimination, tobacco use, and time perspective among adolescents" for $619,228
  • Dr. Mello invited to be Assistant Editor at Journal of Adolescence
  • Jules Kutner was accepted into the Undergraduate Psychology Honors Program with her project entitled “Racial discrimination and occupational expectations in adolescents.”
  • Erick Romero was accepted into the Undergraduate Psychology Honors Program with his project entitled “Ethnic identity and time perspective in Latinx adolescents.”
  • Jesse Simnegar was accepted into the Undergraduate Psychology Honors Program with his project entitled “Is time money? How is time perspective associated with socioeconomic status in adolescents?
  • Liliana Moore compiled a list of resources entitled "Black Lives Matter: Resources for Anti-Racism," which was published on the San Francisco State University Institute for Civic and Community Engagement website.
  • Lena Azzouz opened a community housing center in Athens, Greece for homeless refugees. The center, part of Finding Refuge Greece, has become home to refugees from countries all over the world including Syria, Cameroon, Iraq, Somalia, and Afghanistan. https://www.findingrefugegr.com/duniya-2
  • Lena Azzouz launched the LEAD program (Language Education and Development) through Finding Refuge Greece, which connects unemployed, Arabic-speaking refugees, migrants, and asylum seekers in Greece with students from all over the world who are interested in learning Arabic. https://www.findingrefugegr.com/aboutlead

 

2019

  • Dr. Mello guest-edited a special issue entitled Time Perspective from Adolescence through Adulthood for the journal of Research in Human Development
  • Dr. Mello invited to join the editorial board for the Journal of Adolescence 
  • Julia Moon awarded the Robert W. Maxwell Memorial Scholarship for graduate students in the College of Science and Engineering
  • Dr. Mello gave invited presentation "The psychology of time: How time perspectives are associated with health and human development" at San Diego State University
  • Julia Moon featured in SF State News: "Five SF State students take the top prizes at CSU Student Research Competition
  • Lindsey Seril, Jennifer Wahleitner, Jack Chase, and Stephanie Kirkman received the 3rd place award in the Behavioral Science Graduate Division of the College of Science and Engineering Student Research Showcase at San Francisco State University for their poster "He was elected and now we will change the world: A mixed methods study examining adolescents' reactions to the election of Donald Trump"
  • Julia Moon received the 1st place award in the Behavioral Science Graduate Division of the College of Science and Engineering Student Research Showcase at San Francisco State University for her poster "Time and trepidation: Are adolescents' thoughts and feelings about time related to their anxiety?"
  • Julia Moon received the 1st place award in the Behavioral and Social Sciences Graduate Division of the California State University Student Research Competition at California State University Fullerton for her presentation "Time and trepidation: An examination of thoughts and feelings about the past, present, and future and anxiety among adolescents"
  • Dr. Mello gave invited presentation "A healthy time perspective? How thoughts and feelings about the past, present, and future are associated with psychological well-being and risky behaviors among adolescents" at the Midwestern Psychological Association
  • Julia Moon received the 1st place award in the Behavioral and Social Sciences Category of the California State University Student Research Competition at San Francisco State University for her presentation "Time and trepidation: An examination of thoughts and feelings about the past, present, and future and anxiety among adolescents"