Vanessa Volpe, a graduate student in Developmental Psychology, is the 2016 recipient of a Psi Chi Award for Outstanding Teaching by a Graduate Student.

Psi Chi recognizes a graduate student annually who helps undergraduate students grow through teaching, research, and mentorship.

Vanessa Volpe is a teaching assistant in the Developmental Psychology Program. Her research focuses on the physical consequences of racial discrimination experienced by African-Americans. The most common word students use to describe Vanessa is “great.” Vanessa received this award for her excellence in teaching and mentoring. Vanessa was honored at the Psychology and Neuroscience Commencement Ceremony on May 8, 2016.

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