Christine L. Ruva
SMC, Room C263
Building 114 & 115 and PCD 3122
Office Hours for Fall
2013: I am on Sabbatical during
the 2013-2014 academic year.
Other Web Sites: USF
Juror/jury decision making, juror memory
pretrial publicity, eyewitness memory and credibility, children as
eyewitnesses, the social
use of memory.
& Law Lab Website - This is Dr. Ruva's Lab Website.
2013 & SPRING 2014
Study/Directed Research: This course
involves students working as a research assistants on projects in the
areas of Psychology
& Law and Applied Memory.
students should contact Dr.
Ruva at firstname.lastname@example.org
and request a
research assistant application.
on Sabbatical during
the 2013-2014 academic year.
OTHER COURSES TAUGHT
Psychology (DEP 4053)
Seminar: Applying Psychology to the Legal System (PSY 4938) -
This course is truly a seminar with students being responsible
of the course content. This involves students presenting articles to
participating in class discussions, writing essays that will culminate
research proposal. There are no exams and very little lecture. Therefore, this course will give you a taste
of what seminars are like in graduate school. Finally, it was designed
to demonstrate the psychological and methodological knowledge you have
in your undergraduate studies.
Applied to Law (SOP 4751)
WEB PAGE - Includes information
on graduate school,
career opportunities, journals, and psychology and law societies.
must register at this web site in order to receive extra credit for
participating in research sponsored by the psychology department at
USF. Failure to register at this web site
will result in students receiving
no extra credit for their participation.
Mental Health Law and Policy: Located in the Louis de la Parte
Florica Mental Health Institute
Campus: The Center provides counseling services to
Students and Faculty with
psychologists, social workers, therapists, and physicial
assistants. It provides
couples and group counseling as well as crisis intervention,
psycho-educational information, and health services. Click on the link
to find out more
about the services offered.
PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION WEB SITES
American Psychology-Law Society (AP-LS)
Psychological Science (APS)
American Psychological Association (APA)
for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition (SARMAC)
GRADUATE SCHOOL INFORMATION/PSYCHOLOGY
AS A CAREER
Clicking on these links will take you information specifically designed
for undergraduates interested in pursuing graduate study and careers in
Psychology Department's Preparing for Graduate School Web Site -
This web site is for students interested in graduate school in
psychology. It has a lot of links and useful information.
Psychology Department's Website (Tampa) - You can research the
graduate programs offered and the faculty.
American Psychological Association (APA) Career Web Site - This
site has all
kinds of information on career opportunities in the field of
APA Accredited Graduate
Programs in Psychology
in Psychology & Law and Forensic Psychology - Provides
information on graduate programs in the areas of Psychology and Law and
Getting Into Graduate
School and Other Information for Students from the APA
Career Center - This site has all kinds of information on career
opportunities in psychology (Social Psychology Network).
USF Sarasota Career
Psych Central -
graduate school, psychology departments,
careers, publications, research, and more.
Listing of Psychology Departments - Links to Psychology
departments in the US and UK.
Profiles - Psychology Careers and Job Search Guide
GRANTS, SCHOLARSHIPS, AND CONFERENCES FOR STUDENTS
Student Research Symposium USF
SM - This event is held on the USF SM campus each fall. Students
are encouraged to submit their research, visual arts, and performing
arts projects mentored by
USF SM faculty.
Research and Arts Colloquium - This event is held in Tampa each
Undergraduate Research Office at USF
- All kinds of information for undergraduates interested in conducting
research at USF. Check out grant, conference, independent
research, and paid research assistant (e.g., REU) opportunities at USF
APA Student Website:
Awards, and Symposiums - American Psychological Association
website for students, Includes information on scholarships, grants,
awards, and graduate school.
Student Website: Convention, Symposia, Grants, Awards
- Association for
Psychological Science's website for students. Has all kinds of
information for students including conventions, symposia, grants,
awards and much more.
These sites are filled with information relevant to anyone
APA PsycNET -
Psychology-based Search Engine
Psychweb by Russ Dewey -
This Web site contains a lot of psychology-related information for
students and teachers of psychology.
PsycPort - Large database of
psychological information, including daily updates from major news
sources in psychology.
National Institute of
Health - Includes information on causes, treatment, and prevention
of mental disorders. If you click on "Hot Science" you can view
PET scans of brain activity in mentally disordered patients both before
and after treatment. Also includes information on grants and a
- Contains mailing
lists, news groups, a live mental health chat-line with Dr. Grohol,
mental health related web sites, and suicide help line.
international news magazine published in print and on the Web. The
Scientist provides a unifying forum for
discussion of the
topics -news, research, profession and technology - that drive
Amoeba Web - This site has all
kinds of Psychology associated links.
WRITING PSYCHOLOGICAL PAPERS
Writing Style: The APA Style web site provides
information about the 6th edition of the APA
Publication Manual, tutorials, frequently asked questions, a
to the first printing of APA
Style Guide 6th Edition - APA document outlining the corrections to
the first printing of the 6th edition
of the APA Publication Manual
Style Video Tutorial - Twenty-one minute tutorial on the basics of
APA style that was produced by APA.
Style Help Page: Videos
& Examples - Lots of videos and examples of APA references.
This site is maintained by Nova Southeastern University.
Reference Style Guide - Developed and maintained by Prof. Mike
Strahan, North Michigan University
Statistic in APA style - Quick guide on how to report statistics in
Please direct questions about this site to Christine
Last updated 11-20-13