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Psychology Doctoral Student Receives RISE Fellowship

May 7, 2015

Antonio "Tony" Garcia (Psychology) has been selected to receive a multi-year RISE PhD Fellowship. The RISE (Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement) program is currently funded and administered by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences.

Tony, a doctoral candidate, is currently working with Professor Raymond T. Garza, a distinguished researcher and long-term faculty member of the Psychology Department. His primary research interest is the role of moral perception and affect in the etiology of psychosocial dysfunction in military veterans with a history of deployment to active conflict zones. His dissertation will focus on developing and testing a theoretical framework to help explain the life-long debilitating effects of military combat.

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