|Department||Media and Communication|
|Office||Classroom Building 133|
|PSY 170H||Honors: Foundations of Psychology|
|PSY 203S||Research Methods and Statistics I|
|PSY 204R||Research Methods and Statistics II|
|PSY 211||Introduction to Cognitive Psychology|
|PSY 337||Social Development|
|PSY 519||Internship Preparation|
|PSY 520||Internship in Psychology|
|PSY 530||Directed Study in Psychology|
|PSY 601H||Honors Independent Research in Psychology|
My primary academic interests and training are in cognitive and social development. I conduct research in the areas of youth and college student development. For eight years I served on the Woburn, MA city council and have a long-standing commitment to civic engagement initiatives.
Chairperson, Media and Communication
MSCA Executive Committee
Equity and Engagement Consortium
Co-Director, Salem's Next Leaders youth mentoring program
Gonsalves, J., Metchik, E., Lynch, C., Belzos, C., & Richards, P. (2019), Optimizing service-learning for self-efficacy and learner empowerment, Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, 25(1).
Gonsalves, J. (2017). Examination of outdoor orientation program participation on honors program completion, Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council. 18(2), 163-175.
Joanna Gonsalves, Eric Metchik, and Emily Cutts (2019). Exploring modality and timing of measurement of student mentor impact, Presentation at the Eastern Region Campus Compact Conference, Providence, RI.
Gonsalves, J., Lynch, C., Wagner, M., & Metchik, E. (2016). Exploring how civic engagement can increase college retention and success, while closing achievement gaps, Pathways to Civic Learning Conference, Salem, MA.
Gonsalves, J., Metchik, E., & Shirshac, C. (2016). Salem’s Next Leaders Mentoring Program: A developmental approach to student success, Presentation at the Annual Adult Development Symposium, Salem, MA.