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james wilkerson and marwan wafa

Wafa and Wilkerson

Dr. James Wilkerson, program coordinator for Penn State Scranton's business and project and supply chain management programs, and Dr. Marwan Wafa, Penn State Scranton Chancellor, have co-authored a research paper together that Wilkerson will present at a national conference in January.

James Wilkerson and Marwan Wafa

Dr. James Wilkerson to present two research papers at national conference

Dr. James Wilkerson, SPHR, program coordinator for Penn State Scranton’s business and project and supply chain management programs, will present two research papers at a national conference next month, one of which he co-authored with Penn State Scranton Chancellor Marwan Wafa, Ph.D.

Researchers find connection between heart rate and peer victimization

Researchers at Penn State Scranton, colleagues, have found in a study that heart rate reactivity is a biological moderator between peer victimization (bullying) and internalizing problems (anxiety/depression) in adolescent girls.


Penn State Scranton assistant professors of pscyhology Karin Machluf and P. Douglas Sellers II have published a paper with their colleague, Dr. Christopher Aults from King's College in Wilkes-Barre, PA.

croatian village and study abroad info

Summer in Croatia info

This coming summer, qualifying students at Penn State Scranton will have the opportunity to study in Croatia with associate  professor of biology, Dr. Renee Bishop-Pierce.

plastics pollution

Plastics pollution in Croatia

Plastic waste that has washed up along the shoreline in Croatia, polluting the natural and marine environment.

plastics pollution

Microplastics, coastal biology in Croatia project receives Global Programs funds

Penn State Scranton Associate Professor of Biology Renee Bishop-Pierce has been working on a collaborative project with colleagues at the University of Split, in Croatia. A grant from the University's Global Program’s Split-PSU Collaboration funds is helping to establish a research program that examines the impacts of microplastics on the aquaculture industry and human consumption.

Dr. Renee Bishop-Pierce

Dr. Renee Bishop-Pierce, associate professor of biology at Penn State Scranton.

Doctors Melnick and McElroy

Melnick and McElroy

Janet Melnick, at left, associate teaching professor in Human Development and Family Studies at Penn State Scranton, and Heather Shanks-McElroy, Keystone College, are collaborating on a research project focusing on state senior centers.