Psychology Department (0436)
109 Williams Hall
Blacksburg VA 24061
Nicole Gardner-Neblett, Ph.D., is an Advanced Research Scientist at Frank Porter Graham (FPG) Child Development Institute and Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Dr. Gardner-Neblett’s work at FPG focuses on researching factors that promote children’s language and communication development. Dr. Gardner-Neblett studies the oral narrative development of African American children in relation to children’s reading development, and how narrative skill is influenced by gender. In addition, Dr.
Faculty, students, affiliates, and community are invited to attend the fourth annual Autism Conference, sponsored by the VT Center for Autism Research (VTCAR) and VT Autism Clinic (VTAC). The theme for this years conference will be Advocacy. The annual conference will aim to present research that aligns with its core focus areas: Biomedical and Imaging, Technology, Education, and Clinical Translational.
Dr. Jill Lorenzi is a postdoctoral clinical associate who has extensive experience in conducting both clinical and research activities related to ASD. She completed her doctorate in clinical psychology at Virginia Tech and her pre-doctoral clinical internship at Marcus Autism Center/Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Dr. Lorenzi's research interests involve the early identification of and evidence-based treatments for ASD, as well as the development of social attention and behavior.
Dr. Keith Kline is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at the Virginia Military Institute. He received his B.S. in Psychology from Virginia Tech in 1993, and then his M.A. and Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology in 1996 and 1998 from the University of Tennessee. Dr.
On May 14, we will be hosting a workshop presented by Ellington Graves, Director of Africana Studies at VT. He will be discussing #blacklivesmatter. Attendance at Dr. Graves’s fall workshop (which was very well received) is not a pre-requisite. The workshop will take place in 2030 Pamplin College of Business.
Dr. Demaree received his Ph.D. in psychology with a specialization in adult clinical in 1998 (his research supervisor was Dr. David Harrison). Generally speaking, Dr. Demaree’s research interests involve the interaction between emotional (“hot”) and cognitive (“cold”) processing. Dr.