November 27, 2007
For immediate release
Dr. Jane Close Conoley, Professor and Dean, has written the latest column for “Getting Education: Notes from UC Santa Barbara’s The Gevirtz School” for the on-line version of the Santa Barbara Independent. The essay, entitled “Be Still – The World Is Scary, But Coping with Anxiety Can Help” is perfectly timed for the season of the year when many people feel overwhelmed. The piece can be read on the Independent website.
Jane Close Conoley has served as Dean of the Gevirtz School since January 2006. Her prior university positions included Dean of Education at Texas A&M University and the Edith Greer Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Dr. Conoley is the author or editor of 20 books and 70 articles and book chapters. She serves on 10 editorial boards. She received numerous research, teaching, and service honors during her career. Dr. Conoley was recognized by the American Psychological Association for outstanding service to the profession and her research and development efforts were supported by millions of dollars of external funds from federal, state, and private sources.
The regular Independent column is another effort by UC Santa Barbara’s Gevirtz School to bridge the gap between town and gown.
[Jane Close Conoley is available for interviews; contact George Yatchisin at 805 893 5789]
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