Danitza Medinamedina

Danitza graduated from the GE program under Dr. Otten’s advisement this past Spring, 2016. She began her graduate program with him in the Fall of 2014. She is a proud Matador Alumni (double alumni). She graduated with a B.A. from CSUN in December of 2013. Danitza is now using her research and psychology background to apply for law enforcement positions with the Department of Homeland Security.


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Travis graduated from CSUN with his BA in 2013 and MA in General Experimental Psychology in 2015 and is now in the Social/Personality Ph.D. program at the University of California, Riverside.




Stefanee Van Horn, M.A.10441139_10152065436212143_8688420038355727076_n

Graduate Teaching Assistant
Sport and Exercise Psychology
West Virginia University

Stefanee is a fourth-year doctoral student at West Virginia University studying Sport and Exercise Psychology. She graduated from the CSUN General Experimental Psychology program in 2013 and was a recipient of the Creative Endeavors Scholarship, Roger Moss Teaching Award, Graduate Equity Fellowship, Graduate Fellowship for Research and Creative Activity, and the Chancellor’s Doctoral Incentive Program. Her research interests include social support, psychology of injury, and women in sport.

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Rocky graduated from CSUN with his B.A. in 2006 and M.A. in General Experimental Psychology in 2014.  His thesis was on THE EFFECTS OF EXEMPLAR PRIMING ON ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE SUCCESS.  He has taken five courses with Dr. Otten over his academic career, including Dr. Otten’s first CSUN class ever in 2004.  Rocky currently works in the CSUN-Learning Resource Center as Staff Coordinator for the last ten years.