Pacific University and the Forest Grove Police Department are challenging bias, race and policing. In October, the university hosted a private training involving scenarios about the houseless, immigrants, and a mental health crisis. Learn more about this evolving partnership that started 18 months ago.
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A team of Pacific University researchers led by psychology Professor Michael Christopher and Associate Professor Sarah Bowen has been awarded follow-on funding by the National Institutes of Health for research and training of law enforcement officials in mindfulness practices. The project is intended to affect and improve outcomes when first responders arrive in volatile situations.
A space to be in community with one another and Student Counseling Center staff for discussion and support.
Vik has served as director of the school's PhD in Clinical Psychology program for the past two years and as interim director of the Pacific Psychology and Comprehensive Health Clinic doctoral internship program.
Alyson Burns-Glover has received the Pacific University President’s Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.
Dr. Shanley is a faculty member in the Pacific University School of Graduate Psychology’s applied psychological science program, where she teaches developmental psychology, evidence-based practice theory, evidence-based practice applied, and group dynamics.
Pacific University Psychology Professors Mike Christopher and Matt Hunsinger didn’t anticipate that their research would so closely track the headlines. It just turned out that way. And now they're finding that work has particular resonance as America grapples with questions of inherent racism in the systems of justice and law enforcement.
Pacific Professor Ahmar Zaman, Student Esther Fiore PsyD '26, Tell Washington Post Readers How to Apologize Appropriately
Pacific University Assistant Professor Ahmar Zaman, along with doctoral student Esther Fiore PsyD '26 and another co-author, published an op-ed in the Washington Post about what is required in an appropriate apology.
The broad-based shift from the office to remote workspaces may have forever altered the balance between employers and employees.