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Heide Island
Pacific University psychology professor and animal behaviorist Heide Island has drawn attention for her research into the behavior of river otters.
Anna Berliner
One of the most insightful thinkers and teachers ever to be employed at Pacific was Anna Berliner, a psychologist by title, but also an anthropologist, sociologist, optometrist and visual researcher.
Heide Island presenting
Psychology professor Heide Island spent the past 10 months on Whidbey Island north of Seattle to continue extensive research she is conducting on the behavior of river otters.
Joy Agner ’06 is currently completing her doctorate in cultural and community psychology at the University of Hawai’i Manoa.
Psychology Clinic
Professor and clinical psychologist Laura Edwards-Leeper provided keen insight in response to the question on a recent edition of the podcast, Science Vs.
Hillsboro Campus
A specific training program for law enforcement officers is being evaluated for its effectiveness at helping them cope with the rigors of the job.
Jane’t Schab MA '18 has held to one mantra: Never give up. Through a challenging childhood, family tragedy, balancing school and family, and an enduring long-term bout with breast cancer, Schab has come back to that phrase time and again.
A welcome break from scorching temperatures earlier in the week provided ideal conditions as Pacific University held commencement exercises for six schools of its College of Health Professions on Saturday, Aug. 11 at the Forest Grove Campus.
Associate Professor Laura Edwards-Leeper
Expertise of Dr. Edwards-Leeper and the work of a team clinical psychology students she oversees are featured in The Atlantic magazine.
Lopes is an undergraduate psychology major and varsity soccer player at Pacific University. In November, he successfully passed the U.S. Citizenship test after several years of uncertain legal status prior to becoming a legal permanent resident.

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