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Alan Stewart, named president-elect of Pupulation and Environmental Psychology division

Alan Stewart, an associate professor of counseling psychology in the College of Education, has been named president-elect of the Population and Environmental Psychology division of the American Psychological Association.

The division examines the psychology of natural and constructed environments and population psychology. Stewart will serve a one-year term.

Stewart’s research interests include death notification following fatal vehicular crashes; death notification training; the psychological effects of surviving serious crashes; and behavioral climatology. He also has studied family emotional processes and the ways in which language can be used to characterize one’s family of origin experiences or to construct healing narratives in the aftermath of a trauma.