News

This page is designed to give easy access to media outlets featuring our lab's work, as well as a place current and former lab members can keep track of all the great things that are happening.

Graduate Student News

Dr. Meredith Repke finished her Ph.D. and accepted a Visiting Assistant Professor position at Indiana University-Bloomington beginning August 2018. 

Linus Chan was awarded the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Diversity Travel Award.

The lab is super-happy to welcome Linus Chan and James McFarland as graduate students starting August 2018.

Meredith Repke was awarded the prestigious University of Montana Bertha Morton Research Fellowship for 2017-2018.

Dr. Shannon Houck's research on torture attitudes was featured in a Psychology Today blog.

Meredith Repke was awarded the prestigious University of Montana Bertha Morton Research Fellowship for 2016-2017.

Dr. Shannon Houck (Ph.D., 2015) accepted a full-time faculty position at Syracuse University beginning September 2016.

Meredith Repke's work on the effect of nature scenes on impulsivity was featured in the Huffington Post.

Dr. Shannon Houck finished her Ph.D. and accepted a part-time Adjunct Position at the University of Montana beginning September 2015.

Dr. Janelle Gornick (Ph.D., 2013) accepted a Visiting Assistant Professor Position at Roanoke College beginning September 2015.

Shannon Houck's research on why people believe torture works was featured on the website of Psychology Today.

Shannon Houck's research on torture perceptions was featured on the front page of the Montana Kaimin. (You can even see a picture of her working "in her natural element".)

The lab is super-happy to welcome Meredith Repke as a graduate student starting August 2013.

Dr. Janelle Gornick finished her Ph.D. and accepted a Post-Doc position at the University of Texas-El Paso beginning September 2013.

Shannon Houck was awarded the prestigious University of Montana Bertha Morton Research Fellowship for 2013-2014.

Shannon Houck was awarded the Psychology Department's Top Psychology 100 Instructor Award for 2012-2013.

Janelle Gornick was awarded the prestigious University of Montana Bertha Morton Research Fellowswhip for 2011-2012.

Lab in the Media (Radio/Social Media)

Lab's work on complexity and ideology tweeted by Harvard professor Steven Pinker (retweeted 68 times as of last count).

Luke interviewed on NPR.

Luke interviewed by BBC Radio. (To hear the interview, click on the link, then click "listen to this programme in full"; Luke appears about half-way through the show.)

Lab in the Media (News Outlets)

Lab's work on Complexity and Ideology discussed in British Psychological Society's Research Digest.

Lab's work in the Complexity of Rhetoric featured in USA Today.

Lab's work on the Complexity of U.S. Presidents featured in the Washington Post.

Lab's work on Terrorism featured in the Montana Kaimin.

Lab's successful grant on Complexity and Smoking discussed in the Missoulian.

Luke interviewed about Social Media in the Montana Kaimin.

Luke interviewed about Political Leadership in Iranian Tableau Magazine (brush up on your Farsi before you go to the link!).

Luke discusses Montana Politics in the High Country News; reposted on Montana Cowgirl Blog

Lab's work discussed in Search magazine

Lab's Work Discussed in the Newfoundland News (the lab is apparently making a dent on tne consciousness of Newfoundland. Luke loves Newfoundland!).

The Lab's Work Featured in The Bozeman Daily Chronicle.

The following sources also picked up some aspect of the Washington Post story (links provided when available; this isn't an exhaustive list -- google "Presidential Complexity"):

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