ECCPL News

The Comparative Psychology Lab received a grant from the APDT Foundation to research Creativity in Canines! Katie Willgohs is the lead student researcher for this project. 

Joy Vincent will be joining the Department of Psychology, Oakland University to pursue a PhD in Cognitive/Comparative Psychology.  Congratulations to Joy!

Michele Chaky was recently awarded the coveted Sessions Endowed Scholarship for Psychology! 

Kim Brubaker was quoted in a recent news story about Eckerd's Pet Life. 

Kim Brubaker was awarded the 2018 Internship Award by the William G. McGarry Endowed Fund Committee.  Each year, one student is awarded $1,000 to assist them with an unpaid local internship.  Kim has been spending her summer interning with Croc Encounters, a family-owned sanctuary that provides forever homes to alligators and crocodiles that are considered nuisance animals.  Way to go, Kim!  

Joy Vincent was selected to be a 2018 SBNCP Pipeline Scholar by the Society for Behavioral Neuroscience and Comparative Psychology, Division 6 of the American Psychological Association.  She was chosen based on her performance in academic and research settings.  The Pipeline Scholar is for accomplished students and promising young scholars with a bright future in psychology.  Way to go, Joy!  

Prof. Highfill is currently planning to offer the Role of the Modern Zoo again as a Spring-into-Summer course.  Click here for more information. 

In April, ECCPL Lab members presented their research at the International Conference on Comparative Cognition in Melbourne Beach. 
presenting at CO3
Joy Presenting





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