Two professors in Eastern Washington University’s Psychology Department spent the summer furthering their research thanks to prestigious grant awards.
Phil Watkins, PhD, professor of psychology, was awarded $225,000 by Biola University, funded by the John Templeton Foundation, for his project: The Form and Function of Gratitude to God: Investigating the Unique Conditions and
Consequences of Gratitude to God. Georgia State University Faculty Dr. Don E. Davis is a subrecipient.
Kevin Criswell, PhD, a visiting assistant professor of psychology at the Bellevue campus was awarded $2,000 from Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology, for his project: How Loneliness and Stigma Affect Health and Academic Outcomes in University Students with Chronic Health Conditions: A Longitudinal Mixed Methods Study.