This $1000 award was established in 1974 by the
Psychology Graduate Union and named after the founding dean of the
School of Psychology. In the past, awards were given annually to
students considered by a student committee to have submitted the best
integrative papers in theoretical or experimental categories. You can
download the description and the criteria here.
The Travis Award submissions are due by the 3rd week of January. Please send your submissions to Christine at email@example.com.
For more information, please contact:
Faculty Assistant - School of Psychology
Past Travis Award Winners
- Kris Thomas, A Descent into Madness: Theoretical and Clinical Reflections on Schizophrenia and Implications for Christan Theology and Practice
- Kris Thomas, Metaphor and Story in Cognitive Decline: Reflections on Israel's Narrative Self-Identity in Exile as Meaningful in the Care of Persons with Dementia
- Christopher Keiper, Current Interpretive Problems and a
Suggested Hermeneutical Model for Approaching Christian Psychology
- Joseph P. Barsuglia, Holy
Saturday in Existential Psychology: Preloegomenary Integration of Von
Balthasar's Theology of Christ's Descent Into Hell with Meaning Making in
Logotherapy in a Christian Context
- David Goodman, Frodo, Gyges, and
The Lord of the Self
- Brian W. Becker, Psychotherapy as Transubstantiation: A
Postmodern Interpretation of the Holy Eucharist as a Subversive Image to
Undermine Individualism and Reductionism in Western Culture and Modern
- Nancy Liu, Mindfulness: A Christian Critique
- Diane Fruchter,
Problem-Solving as Pragmatic Theology: Reflecting on the Religious
- Gabrielle Taylor,
Transformation: Facing the Anxiety of
- Gabrielle Taylor,
the Church: Implications for Transformation
- Scott Garrels,
Imitation, Mirror Neurons, & Mimetic Desire: Generative Mechanisms in Religious,
Cultural, and Psychosocial Structures
- Daryl Schrock, Where is God:
A Reflection on Trauma and Theology.
- Steven A. Rogers, The Parent-Child Relationship as an Archetype
for the Relationship Between God and Humanity in Genesis.
- Gladys K. Mwiti , Three-Step Psychotherapy: Reflecting on the Umuntu Harambee Process Towards Resiliency, Rebirth, and Reintegration.