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Jameca Sooper was the guest on Aug. 5.

Jameca Woody Cooper addresses racism and mental health on Webster Speaks

August 07, 2020

To be Black in America is to constantly walk on eggshells, to live within a construct of racial inequity, and the daily feeling of personal and secondhand trauma – issues that are only exacerbated by the effects of COVID-19. That is how Jameca Woody Cooper, PhD, MA, characterized the effects of racism on mental health in the Aug. 5 edition of Webster Speaks: Dialogues on RACE, EQUITY and INCLUSION. Watch an enhanced replay of the episode here.

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Jameca Falconer

Webster in the News: Bio Sciences, Falconer, Smith

March 26, 2020

The Biological Sciences Department's donation of needed supplies to hospitals during the pandemic was covered by multiple outlets. ... Jameca Falconer has been interviewed on ABC and CNBC about anxiety and response to the pandemic. ... Julie Smith was interviewed by Catholic News Service about the importance of teaching media literacy.

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Chancellor Stroble discusses the Diversity and Inclusion conference with Fox2 in St. Louis.

In the News: Stroble on diversity; Falconer on black history; Webster Groves profile

February 27, 2020

Chancellor Beth Stroble discussed this year's Diversity and Inclusion Conference on Fox 2, and authored an op/ed in the St. Louis Business Journal on why diversity, equity and inclusion are "a social and ethical imperative." ... Jameca Falconer's St. Louis Public Radio interview on teaching black history was printed in the St. Louis American. ... A KSDK feature on Webster Groves, where the University was founded in 1915, highlighted it as one of the reasons the city is a great place to live.

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In the News: Ghana featured; Falconer on attention; Smith on 'fake news'

February 05, 2020

Jameca Falconer was a guest on St. Louis on the Air to discuss attention spans and how they can impact the lengthy impeachment proceedings in the U.S. Senate. ... Webster Ghana was featured for its community events, and also mentioned in an Op/Ed about the importance of Africa's academic, economic and cultural importance to St. Louis. Julie Smith was interviewed by Thompson Coburn about “fake news,” Russian misinformation, and what average citizens can do.

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Faculty and students presented at the APA Division 48 national conference of Psychology and Peace 2018 in South Bend, Indiana.

Applied Educational, School Psychology Present in Las Vegas, South Bend

March 28, 2018

Several students and faculty in the Applied Educational Psychology and School Psychology programs recently presented papers and/or posters from recent research at two conferences this spring: the 47th Annual Meeting of the Society for Cross-Cultural Research in Las Vegas, Nevada, and the APA Division 48 national conference of Psychology and Peace 2018 in South Bend, Indiana.

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Jameca Woody-Falconer, counseling psychologist and adjunct faculty member

Falconer Receives Fulbright for Suicide Prevention in Kazakhstan

March 02, 2018

Webster University adjunct faculty member Jameca Woody Falconer has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to work with the Dariyana Foundation in Kazakhstan this spring. She will address suicide prevention for psychologists, psychoanalysts, mental health professionals, parents and others. Falconer is a counseling psychologist and faculty member in the School of Education's Applied Educational Psychology/School Psychology program. She is also a co-leader of the Institute for Applied Educational Psychology and Intercultural Research.

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