DR. SALVADOR MACIAS
PROFESSOR OF PSYCHOLOGY
Presenter— “Teaching evolutionary psychology: First - teach them what evolution is not!,” The Teaching Institute; Association for Psychological Science, 2014.
Presenter—“The history of (psychology at) the University of South Carolina Sumter (and other assorted regional campus phenomena),” The Southeastern Psychological Association, 2014.
Faculty Mentor—E. Whetsel and A. Andrews, “The privilege walk: Variation in the types of privilege according to ethnicity and gender,” 2013 South Carolina Psychological Association. 1stplace student paper award winner.
Faculty Mentor—M. Howard, A. Shelton, and A. Andrews, “The Privilege Walk : Continued investigations on the experience of privilege and ethnicity and gender, “ 2014 South Carolina Psychological Association. 1st place student paper award winner.
Chair—“The Role of Social Economic Status and its Relevance to the Educational Experience.”Symposium sponsored by the Committees on Social Economic Status and Psychology Teachers at Community Colleges, American Psychological Association, 2014.
Manuscript reviewer for Teaching of Psychology and APA journal.
Referee for APA Division 45: The Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity and Race: Annual Division convention and APA convention
Organized a symposium in Washington, D.C, entitled Intersections of Education and the War on Poverty at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Aug 7-10, 2014. The symposium is sponsored by two APA committees: Committee on Socio-Economic Status and the Committee for Psychology Teachers at Community Colleges.
Macias' students Michael Howard, Alyson Shelton and April Andrews presented and won first place in the student competition at the South Carolina Psychological Association; The Privilege Walk: A Comparison of Ethnicity, Gender, and Financial correlations.
2012 - 2013
Macias' students Emily Whetsel and April Andrews presented and won first place in the student competition at the South Carolina Psychological Association; The Privilege Walk: Variation in the Types of Privilege According to Ethnicity and Gender.
“Toward a more accurate and sensitive classroom: SES as culture,” Essays from Excellence in Teaching, (Vol. 12). Eds. S.C. Baker, J.D. Holmes, & J.R. Stowell. Society for the Teaching Psychology, Division 2, APA.
Presenter—“The privilege walk: Evaluating an in class survey of relative privilege and diversity attitudes,” with R.L. Pike and T.R. Holladay. American Psychological Association.
Presenter—“Teaching a class on line: Confessions of a reluctant ‘guide on the side’,” South Carolina Psychological Association.
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