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Psychology Professor Selected for APA Office

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Dr. Jamie McMinn, Westminster College associate professor of psychology, was selected to serve as the American Psychological Association (APA) program director for Division 2: The Society for the Teaching of Psychology.

As program director, McMinn will be responsible for coordinating poster sessions and symposia for Division 2 members at the annual APA convention, focusing on the scholarship of teaching psychology.  His term will run from 2013-2016 with conventions in Honolulu, Washington, D.C., Toronto, and Denver.

McMinn, who joined Westminster in 2003, earned an undergraduate degree from Emory & Henry College and master's degree and Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh.

Contact McMinn at (724) 946-7121 or email for additional information.

About Westminster College...
Founded in 1852 and related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster College ranks first in the nation as "Best College for Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math," according to Forbes.com. Westminster, a top-tier liberal arts college, ranks third in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster ranked 6th among liberal arts colleges in social mobility, according to the Washington Monthly College Guide, and is one of the most affordable national liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 376 Colleges" by The Princeton Review, and is named to the President's Honor Roll for excellence in service learning.

Nearly 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students benefit from individualized attention from dedicated faculty while choosing from 42 majors and nearly 100 organizations on the New Wilmington, Pa., campus. Visit www.westminster.edu/advantage to view "Advantage: Westminster" A Strategic Plan 2010-2020.


Dr. Jamie McMinn