Verlan Lewis, Assistant Professor of Political Science

Verlan Lewis is an assistant professor of Political Science at UCCS. Here we feature his research which was recently published: “The Problem of Donald Trump and the Static Spectrum Fallacy” (Party Politics, 2019)

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Morgan Pracht, Jayden Martinez, Madison Harris, Philip Oke-Thomas, Raven Chavez-Maltby, Cathy Hoefker, and Zaheer Charles.

Congratulations to our first ever UCCS Ethics Bowl Teams who, under the stellar leadership of our very own Dr. Jen Kling competed recently at the Rocky Mountain Regional Ethics Bowl competition, and came in 3rd and 5th place. Although the teams will not advance to Nationals, this is an incredibly strong showing for UCCS’ first time competing in the ethics bowl; many coaches and judges could not believe that UCCS was a first-time competitor!

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Diana Selmeczy, Ph.D.
The testing room in the UCCS Cognitive Development Lab

Meet Dr. Diana Selmeczy of the Psychology Department, learn about her research through the UCCS Cognitive Development Lab, and find out how to get involved.

Tell us a little bit about yourself.

I’m a new faculty in the Psychology Department here at UCCS and new to the area of Colorado Springs. I am most recently coming from a Postdoctoral Fellowship at University of California, Davis and prior to that I completed my PhD at Washington University from St. Louis. My research focuses on examining cognitive development in children and adolescence, and I am particularly interested in memory and decision-making. Outside of my academic life, my hands are full with the joys of parenting a toddler.

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