Psychology
College of Behavioral and Social Sciences

Virginia Wickline, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Statistics & Research Methods, Cross-Cultural Psychology
Clinical Psychology, Licensed Psychologist (Ohio)
Science Center 227 (Armstrong Campus)
vwickline@georgiasouthern.edu
(912) 344-2589
Curriculum Vita
ResearchGate Profile


Virginia (Ginger) Wickline earned a B.A. degree in Psychology from Anderson University (Anderson, IN) and her MA/PhD. in Clinical Psychology from Emory University (Atlanta, GA) after completing a residency at Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at Penn State University (State College, PA). Her teaching interests include Career, Ethics, and Professional Development; Study Abroad/Away Workshops; Special Topics in Diversity; Research Design & Analysis; Abnormal Psychology; Clinical Psychology; and Introduction to Psychology. Her recent research and service focuses on many aspects of relationships, including nonverbal communication, acculturative stress, and the benefits of interactions between majority and marginalized or minoritized groups (racial or ethnic minorities, international students, people with disabilities, people with mental illness). She also researches the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) – particularly service-learning, career development, and intercultural competence of domestic, international, and study abroad students. She is the a 2019 Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) Mentoring Award finalist, 2012 Society for Teaching of Psychology (STP) Wayne Weiten Teaching Excellence Award Winner for 2-year colleges, a 2006 Emory Humanitarian Award winner, and has received myriad other campus, local, regional, and national awards for service, service-learning, teaching, advising, and research. When she is not at work, she enjoys cultural festivals, air hockey, and exploring new places.

Last updated: 1/30/2020

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