Westminster College Psychology Professor Published in The Korea Fulbright Infusio

Thursday, October 25, 2012

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Dr. Sandra Webster, professor of psychology, recently had her research published in The Korea Fulbright Infusion (Volume 5).

"Pursuing Han" discusses two Korean emotions and how those emotions are expressed through art. "Han" is a painful experience not expressed outwardly through facial expressions or through conversation; but through poetry, songs, drama and visual arts. Webster also connects "jeong," a strong feeling of "we"-ness, to the resolution of  "han" and discusses the expression of that emotion through the arts.

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Webster was a 2000 Fulbright Lecturer in psychology at Korea University and Sungshin Women's University in Seoul.

Webster, who has been with Westminster since 1983, earned undergraduate and master's degrees and Ph.D. from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.  She specializes in research and design and is the author of the textbook Hand in Hand: Research Design and Statistics for Behavioral Sciences

Contact Webster at (724) 946-7359 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 is a top-tier liberal arts college and a national leader in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 377 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 41 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.

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Dr. Sandra Webster, professor of psychology