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Elsa Mason, MA


Contact information:       
     Office Phone: (702) 651-4827


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Organization for which I currently work:
     College of Southern Nevada 
Job title:
     Psychology Instructor (2011-2013)
Past job titles:
Retention and Orientation Coordinator (2006-2011)
     Part-Time Psychology Instructor (2006-2011)

Past employers:
     City of Henderson, Nevada
          Contract Instructor
     Santiago Canyon Community College, Orange, California
          Business Skills Instructor
     CalOPTIMA, Orange, California
          Staff Development Specialist
     Printrak International Inc., Anaheim, California
          Human Resources Administrator

Research/IO interests:
Self-Regulation and Metacognition
Teaching of Psychology

Undergraduate education:
Santa Ana College, AA Psychology (1994)
Cal State Long Beach, BA Psychology (1995)

Graduate education:
Cal State Long Beach, MA I/O Psychology (1998)
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Ph.D. 
          Student, Educational Psychology (Expected 2015)

Thesis title:
     Effect of Organizational Image and Applicant
     Experience on Job Pursuit Intentions

General interests:
Hiking, movies, concerts, theatre performances, travel,
     beaches, research, reading, sports (baseball and softball),
     visiting friends and family

    Psych Day will be held Thursday, April 16, 2015 in the Psychology Building Quad. Festivities include a graduate and volunteer fair, workshops, games and special speakers, beginning at 10:00 am. A buffet lunch will be offered for a small donation from 11:00 until 2:00. The keynote speaker, Dr. Collie Conoley, will present his research on Goal Focused Positive Psychotherapy at 4:00 pm in the Beach Auditorium.

    Flyer announcing the keynote speaker:

    Psychology Undergraduate Advising done by ATLAS

    Please see ATLAS to declare Psychology as a major or minor, get Psychology advising, GE advising, class planning, Timely Graduation help and Grad Checks! ATLAS is located in Ph1 room 104.

    Looking to get Psychology Course Credits for courses from other schools or study abroad Click here for more information

    Psychology Resource Office (PRO) is now open. Click here for hours and more information.

    Upcoming Events

    The Psychology Colloquium series occurs every other Wednesday. Click here for information on time, date and speakers.


    The Psychology Student Study Center hours for Spring 2015 have been posted

    Click here to view our Spring 2015 courses!