SERD/Shakti Faculty and Student Poster Presentations

On February 20th and 21st, Dr. Gargi Roysircar and SERD students Bryan Clarke, Amithea Love, Sheeba Thomas, & Jennifer Aufiero (3rd-year PsyDs), presented a workshop entitled “Developing Multicultural Awareness: Using Stories to Transcend Cultural Boundaries.”

Additional SERD students who helped with the workshop development were Margaret Podkova (1st year PsyD), Jennifer Mayo, and Jessica Mayo (2nd-year PsyDs). The workshop was very well attended by both psychology graduate students and practitioners.

Vincent Pignatiello (3rd year PsyD) and Gargi Roysircar did a poster presentation, “Lost in Cross-Cultural Transitions: Thinking Ecologically about Immigrant Losses.” SERD alums Josefina Irigoyen (MS, MEd) and Michael Brodeur (PsyD,2009), along with Gargi Roysircar, did a poster presentation, “Disaster Recovery Outreach in Mexico: Multicultural-Social Justice Engagement by Psychology Trainees.”

Vincent and Josefina were awarded student scholarships for their poster presentations, which generated interest in the conference attendees. In addition, Dr. Roysircar chaired the panel of editors whose peer-reviewed journals publish multicultural and cross-cultural articles. She represented the Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, which she serves as its editor.

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on linkedin
LinkedIn
Share on email
Email
Antioch University

Since our founding 1852, Antioch University has remained on the forefront of social justice, inclusion, and equality – regardless of ethnicity, gender, creed, orientation, focus of study, or ability.

Antiochians actively reflect these shared values to inspire positive change in the world. Common Thread is where we document the stories that showcase our communities actions, so the change we work for can be shared widely.  

© 2020 Antioch University. All Rights Reserved.

Skip to content