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Moravian professor named fellow by American Psychological Association

(Bethlehem, Pennsylvania)- Dana S. Dunn, associate professor of psychology at Moravian College was named a Fellow in the American Psychological Association (APA).Fellow status is recognized by professional achievement conferred by the APA, an 89,000-member national organization for psychology professionals. About five percent of its members are fellows. The status is reached after a sustained period of work that includes publishing, conferences, teaching, research, supervision of student projects and other professional activities. Evidence of outstanding contribution in the field of psychology is also evaluated.

Dunn was a presenter at several recent professional conferences, including the seventh annual New England Conference for Teachers of Psychology held October 19-21, at Western Connecticut State University and the American Psychological Society in Toronto, this past June. While in New England he and colleague Bernard Beins of Ithaca College spoke about collaborative activities for students and statistics and research methods courses, many of which emphasize writing.

Dunn is the chair of the psychology department and has taught at Moravian since 1987. He earned his B.S. at Carnegie-Mellon University and his Ph.D. from the University of Virginia.

Moravian College is a private, coeducational, selective liberal arts college located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Tracing its founding to 1742, it is recognized as America's sixth-oldest college. Visit the website at www.moravian.edu