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Husson University Assistant Professor Elected President-Elect of Exercise and Sport Psychology Division of American Psychological Association

Husson University Assistant Professor Elected President-Elect of Exercise and Sport Psychology Division of American Psychological Association

Date of Release: July 20, 2012

Husson University Assistant Professor of Psychology Christine Selby, Ph.D. was recently elected as President-Elect of the Exercise and Sport Psychology Division (Division 47) of the American Psychological Association (APA). She will begin her term as President-Elect in August. She will then take on the role of President in August of 2013.

APA Division 47 is a professional organization whose members are engaged in the science and practice of psychology within sport, exercise, and human performance. The Division develops, promotes and disseminates information to professionals and the public related to standards for competent and ethical practice, models of graduate and postdoctoral training, and scientific knowledge that informs and guides practice.

Dr. Christine Selby holds a Bachelor’s of Arts in psychology from Carthage College, a Master of Science in Counseling and Psychological Services with an emphasis on Athletic Counseling from Springfield College, and a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of North Texas, with a concentration in Marriage and Family Therapy and continued to conduct research in the area of Sport Psychology. She has taught at Husson since 2000, first as an adjunct instructor, and now as an Assistant Professor of Psychology. She also works as a Licensed Psychologist, Sport Psychologist and Eating Disorder Specialist in private practice.

For more information regarding this release, please contact Amanda Kitchen at 207-992-4925 or via cell at 207-649-4647.

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