News

The TSS Group is committed to building and maintaining partnerships with community and system agencies. We know that good communication is key to successful partnerships. We also understand that research can only make a difference when it gets into the hands of those who can use it.

Given those values, we’re happy to share new research findings, study progress and awards with our partners in our Research Notes blog and our recent news.

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Tracking COVID-19 Impacts and Legal Needs in Colorado

In this update, Anne DePrince and Adi Rosenthal outline recent TSS Group findings about the ways COVID-19 impacted victim service providers in Colorado from May 2020 to October 2020 and how these impacts shifted over time.

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Campus
Welcoming a New Team Member

Through a brief Q&A, our director Anne DePrince, PhD, introduces new TSS Group doctoral student Becky Suzuki. Before coming to DU, Suzuki conducted anxiety and trauma research at the NYU School of Medicine, carried out a Fulbright fellowship in Germany and served with AmeriCorps.

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Sharing Research in Socially-Distanced Times

In this story, we highlight the five poster presentations that graduate student members of the TSS Group presented at the fall 2020 Annual Meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS), which was held virtually.

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Awards

  • Current Group Members' Awards

    Anne DePrince

     

    Maria-Ernestina Christl

    • 2019: Graduate Education Doctoral Fellowship for Inclusive Engagement. University of Denver
    • 2018: Graduate Studies Doctoral Fellowship. University of Denver

     

    Julie Olomi

    • 2020: Robin Morgan Outstanding Woman Graduate Student Award. University of Denver
    • 2017: Graduate Studies Doctoral Fellowship for Inclusive Engagement. University of Denver

     

    Adi Rosenthal

    • 2019: Graduate Education Doctoral Fellowship for Inclusive Engagement. University of Denver
    • 2018: Graduate Studies Doctoral Fellowship. University of Denver

     

    Naomi Wright

    • 2020-2021: Dean's Dissertation Fellowship. University of Denver
    • 2020: Outstanding Teaching Assistant. Psychology Department, University of Denver
    • 2019: Outstanding Service Award. Psychology Department, University of Denver
    • 2018–2019: Doctoral Fellowship for Inclusive Engagement. University of Denver
    • 2017–2018: Doctoral Fellowship for Inclusive Engagement. University of Denver
  • Awards Received by Past Group Members While at DU

    Ann Chu (PhD '09)

    • 2008: Harry Gollob Award "for the best first author publication describing work done at the University of Denver" by a graduate student. Department of Psychology, University of Denver
    • 2007: Individual National Research Service Award (NRSA). National Institute of Mental Health
    • 2007: Inclusive Excellence Award. University of Denver
    • 2007: Teaching Assistant Award. Department of Psychology, University of Denver
    • 2006: David Caul Graduate Research Award. International Society for the Study of Dissociation
    • 2006: Graduate Research Award. International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies

     

    Becca Babcock (PhD '16)

    • 2014: Lawrence Miller Award. Department of Psychology, University of Denver
    • 2013: Dissertation Fellowship. University of Denver
    • 2012: Inclusive Engagement Award. University of Denver
    • 2011: Lawrence Miller Award. Department of Psychology, University of Denver

     

    Claire Hebenstreit (PhD '13)

    • 2011: Behavioral Healthcare, Inc. Consumer Recovery Provider Award. Aurora Mental Health Center
    • 2011: Teaching Award. Department of Psychology, University of Denver

     

    Kerry Gagnon (PhD '18)

    • 2015: Graduate Studies Doctoral Fellowship for Inclusive Engagement. University of Denver
    • 2014: Graduate Studies Doctoral Fellowship for Inclusive Engagement. University of Denver
    • 2013: Inclusive Engagement Award. University of Denver

     

    Michelle Lee (PhD '18)

    • 2015: Graduate Studies Doctoral Fellowship for Inclusive Engagement. University of Denver
    • 2014: Graduate Studies Doctoral Fellowship for Inclusive Engagement. University of Denver
    • 2013: Inclusive Engagement Award. University of Denver

     

    Ryan Matlow (PhD '13)

     

    Ryann Peyton (BA '04)

    • 2004: Best Senior Thesis. Psychology Department, University of Denver

     

    Rheena Pineda (PhD '13)

    • 2009: Dissertation Fellowship. University of Denver
    • 2007: Inclusive Excellence Award. University of Denver

     

    Jackie Rea (PhD '06)

     

    Aimee Reichmann-Decker (PhD '06)

    • 2006: Teaching Award. Department of Psychology, University of Denver
    • 2005: Dissertation Award. Graduate Women's Council. University of Denver

     

    Jane Sundermann

    • 2012: Teaching Award. Department of Psychology, University of Denver
    • 2012: Inclusive Engagement Award. University of Denver
    • 2011: Inclusive Engagement Award. University of Denver
    • 2011: Lawrence Miller Award. Department of Psychology, University of Denver

     

    Tejas Srinivas (PhD '18)

    • 2016: 2016 Interdisciplinary Research Incubator for the Study of (In)equality Research/Professional Development Grant. University of Denver
    • 2016: Graduate Studies Dissertation Fellowship. University of Denver
    • 2016: Lawrence Miller Graduate Fellowship. Department of Psychology, University of Denver
    • 2016: Dalmas A. Taylor Summer Minority Policy Fellowship from the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues. Washington, D.C.
    • 2015: Harry Gollob Award "for the best first author publication describing work done at the University of Denver" by a graduate student. Department of Psychology, University of Denver
    • 2014: Graduate Studies Doctoral Fellowship for Inclusive Engagement. University of Denver
    • 2013: Inclusive Engagement Award. University of Denver
    • 2016: 2016 Interdisciplinary Research Incubator for the Study of (In)equality Research/Professional Development Grant. University of Denver
    • 2016: Graduate Studies Dissertation Fellowship. University of Denver
    • 2016: Lawrence Miller Graduate Fellowship. Department of Psychology, University of Denver
    • 2016: Dalmas A. Taylor Summer Minority Policy Fellowship from the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues. Washington, D.C.
    • 2015: Harry Gollob Award "for the best first author publication describing work done at the University of Denver" by a graduate student. Department of Psychology, University of Denver
    • 2014: Graduate Studies Doctoral Fellowship for Inclusive Engagement. University of Denver
    • 2013: Inclusive Engagement Award. University of Denver

     

    Kristin Weinzierl (PhD '09)

    • 2007: Teaching Award. Department of Psychology, University of Denver

     

    Courtney Welton-Mitchell (PhD '12)

    • 2013: Outstanding Dissertation Award, Division 56, Trauma Psychology, American Psychological Association
    • 2010–2011: Graduate Studies Dissertation Fellowship. Office of the Associate Provost, University of Denver
    • 2010–2011: GRAF Student Research Award. Department of Psychology, University of Denver
    • 2010–2011: Dean's Arts Humanities Social Science (AHSS) Dissertation Fellowship. University of Denver
    • 2011: Teaching Award. Department of Psychology, University of Denver
    • 2008–2009: Outstanding Service to the Department. Department of Psychology, University of Denver
    • 2007–2008: Outstanding Teaching Assistant. Department of Psychology, University of Denver