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2014 American Psychological Association President to Deliver Keynote Address at NSU Commencement

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is very pleased to announce that Nadine J. Kaslow, Ph.D., ABPP, the immediate past-president (2014) of the American Psychological Association, will address degree candidates at the June 12, 2015 commencement ceremony. Dr. Kaslow is also a current professor and vice chair for…


NSU’s Division of Applied Interdisciplinary Studies To Conduct Open House

FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, FL – Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Division of Applied Interdisciplinary Studies (DAIS) will be holding an Open House event to showcase available graduate programs. DAIS includes The Center for Psychology Studies; the Institute for the Study of Human Service, Health and Justice; the Mailman Segal Center for Human Development;…


Division of Applied Interdisciplinary Studies To Conduct Open House Showcase of Available Graduate Programs

  FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, FL – Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Division of Applied Interdisciplinary Studies (DAIS) will be holding an Open House event to showcase available graduate programs. DAIS includes The Center for Psychology Studies; the Institute for the Study of Human Service, Health and Justice; the Mailman Segal Center for Human…


Ferguson, Missouri Grand Jury Decision Due Any Time

  FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – No matter what people may believe about the events that occurred – and continue to occur – in Ferguson, Missouri, one thing everyone agrees on is that there has been a great deal of conflict. To that end, Nova Southeastern University is home to an…


SHSS Student Presents at the Institute of Conflict Resolution at University of Florida

  Nadine Pierre-Louis, a doctoral student in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) at NSU’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), recently made a presentation at the Institute of Conflict Resolution at the University of Florida. The presentation was part of continuing mediator education. Pierre-Louis’ presentation was…


A Flawed Approached to Defeating ISIS

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Nearly 11,000 Americans have died since September 11, 2001 at the hands of Islamic extremists or in an attempt to defeat them. We want an end to the violence; however, they’ll be no end until ISIS is obliterated.The President says we’re at war, yet his four-prong…


How ISIS Came to Be and Why It Must Be Stopped

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – On September 11, 2001 Islamic fundamentalism became a permanent and unwanted fixture in our lives. We thought with the death of Osama bin Laden and our military withdrawals from Iraq and Afghanistan, we would return to the way things were on September 10, 2001. Unfortunately, ISIS…


Ferguson, Missouri and Our Post September 11th Culture of War

FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, FL – Many people believe that violence is “caught” or “imported” into the United States’ borders from problems that start somewhere else – a phenomenon that I sometimes call Contagion Theory. To the contrary, our nation’s history shows that violence is embedded within our own legal, political and…


Recent Shooting in California Gives Glimpse Into Example of Societal Issues

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – It’s easy to look at the recent tragic shooting at Isla Vista California as just another isolated incident of violence.  But there’s something that separates this incident from the others: the suspect clearly exhibited something that is all too often prevalent in society – “male privilege.”…


NSU’s Division of Applied Interdisciplinary Studies To Conduct Open House Showcase of Available Graduate Programs

  Fort Lauderdale – Davie, Fl. –  Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Division of Applied Interdisciplinary Studies (DAIS,) which includes The Center for Psychology Studies; the Institute for the Study of Human Service, Health and Justice; the Mailman Segal Center for Human Development; and the Graduate School of Humanities and Social…


Nova Southeastern University’s Division of Applied Interdisciplinary Studies (DAIS) To Conduct Open House Showcase of Available Programs

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla.– February 10, 2014 – Open House Event Maltz Psychology Building, 3301 College Ave., Fort Lauderdale/Davie (main campus.) 6 p.m. Friday, February 28th The goal of the open house is to allow prospective students to meet with NSU’s knowledgeable and accomplished faculty and staff. Interested students are urged…


SHSS Alum Appointed Assistant Director at Bethune-Cookman University

Dorielle Cyprian, M.S., graduate of the M.S. in College Student Affairs (CSA) program in NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), has been named the Assistant Director of Student Involvement and Student Leadership at Bethune-Cookman University. Bethune-Cookman University, a member of HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities), is…


SHSS Faculty and Alum Publish Article on Relational Identities

Christopher Burnett, Psy.D., associate professor in the Department of Family Therapy (DFT) in NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), has co-authored an article with DFT doctoral alum, Celia Quintas, Ph.D., entitled, “Relational Identities: Reclaiming Ourselves through Recreating Each Other in Collaborative Conversations in Group Therapy Work.” The…


SHSS Faculty and Student Publish Article in Conflict Resolution Quarterly

Neil Katz, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), and DCAR doctoral candidate Linda Flynn published an article in the Summer 2013 volume of the journal, Conflict Resolution Quarterly. The article, “Understanding Conflict Management Systems and…


NSU’s Dustin Berna, Ph.D., Comments on Boston Marathon Bombing Suspects Being of Chechen Decent

Dustin Berna, Ph.D., liaison of M.S. and Graduate Certificate Programs in DCAR and SHSS-Institutional Assessment and assistant professor in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences comments on the possibility that the Boston Marathon bombing suspects are of Chechen Descent.


SHSS Alumna Named One of the “Top 100 Most Outstanding Women in Broward County”

Kate Campbell, Ph.D., graduate of the master’s and doctoral programs in the Department of Family Therapy (DFT) in NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), has been named one of the “Top 100 Most Outstanding Women in Broward County,” by the Boys and Girls Clubs of Broward County….


SHSS Alum Named President of the Florida Academy of Professional Mediators

Stanley Zamor, M.S., graduate of the master’s program in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), has been named President of the Florida Academy of Professional Mediators (FAPM). In this position Zamor has achieved several “firsts.” He is the…


SHSS Faculty Interviewed by NBC6 on Boston Marathon Bombing

Dustin Berna, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in NSU’s  Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), was interviewed by NBC 6 Miami regarding the Boston Marathon bombing and aftermath. Berna, an assistant professor of Conflict Resolution and Political Science, is an expert on…


SHSS Faculty Presents at the 36th Annual Psychotherapy Networker Symposium

Douglas Flemons, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Family Therapy (DFT) in NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), presented at the 36th Annual Psychotherapy Networker Symposium in Washington, D.C. The theme of the conference was, “The Therapist’s Craft: Healing Connection in the Digital World.”  His presentation was…


SHSS Faculty and Student Present at International Peace Research Association Conference in Japan

Toran Hansen, Ph.D., a faculty member in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), and DCAR doctoral student Daniel Karanja presented at the 24th Conference of International Peace Research Association (IPRA) at Mie University in Japan. The theme of…