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HONORS AND SCHOLARSHIPS
This project involved collaborating with Dr. Daniel Corts and three other students on a research project that assessed differences in gaze patterns when looking at angry, happy and neutral African American and Caucasian faces. My specific responsibilities included leading some group discussions, assigning tasks, gathering previous gaze-tracking research, testing technology, programming software to present stimuli, and analyzing data.
I assisted Dr. Corts and Dr. Jessica Schultz in their research project studying social boundaries between college professors and their students. My specific responsibilities included listening to recordings of phone calls with professors, transcribing conversations between Dr. Schultz and professors from other colleges and universities, and organizing transcriptions.
I worked with Dr. Daniel Corts and a fellow student on a research project that investigated differences in response time latencies to emotional facial expressions between individuals feeling socially anxious and feeling less socially threatened. Duties included gathering previous research, developing methods and procedures, communicating effectively with collaborators, programming software to present stimuli, organizing data, and assisting with data analysis.
I worked with Dr. Daniel Corts on a research project that investigated attitudes towards acts of academic dishonesty in universities with different kinds of institutional review boards. My specific responsibilities included gathering previous research, developing methods and procedures, communicating effectively with collaborators, writing scenarios of researchers committing acts of academic dishonesty, and writing a survey.
I worked with Dr. Daniel Corts and two other students on a research project that investigated how people judge crimes committed by others when being distracted. Duties included gathering previous research, developing methods and procedures, communicating effectively with collaborators, and administrating the study to participants.
I tutored students struggling in Dr. Daniel Corts’s Statistics class. The position required me to teach some students SPSS data analysis techniques, meeting with students during office hours, and explaining course material clearly and concisely.
I worked as an assistant to the Psychology Department for Dr. Daniel Corts and Dr. Jayne Rose. Specific responsibilities included organizing data from faculty research projects, creating and organizing spreadsheets as requested by Psychology Department faculty, maintaining strict confidentiality when handling students’ personal information, grading assignments and exams, organizing materials for classroom activities, and organizing student files.
I am the secretary for the Augustana Chapter of Psi Chi. The position requires me to organize notes of discussed topics, collaborate with the president and treasurer to select topics discussed in meetings, discuss topics relevant in Psychology with students interested in Psychology Club, and apply for the Model Chapter Award.
Corts, D., Marcum, K. R. , & Huber, W. (April, 2014). Social anxiety and attention to facial expressions. Poster presented at the Undergraduate Poster Presentation at the Midwestern Psychological Association Conference.
Corts, D. & Marcum, K. R. (May, 2014). Social anxiety and attention to facial expressions. Poster presented at the Undergraduate Poster Presentation at the Association for Psychological Science Conference.
Corts, D. & Marcum, K. R. (May, 2015). What eye movements can tell us about attention, perception, and language. Presentation at the Celebration of Learning at Augustana College.
Language: Proficient in Spanish