Science Directorate Welcomes Two New Staff Members


Allison Berger
Allison Berger
Allison Berger joined the Science Directorate in December 1996 as an Administrative Assistant. Her duties include answering the Science Directorate's main telephone line, maintaining the database for Psychological Science Agenda, responding to requests for information about Science Directorate programs, and providing general support to Science Communications and Membership staff. Berger replaces Lillie Harmon who left the Science Directorate in the fall for a position with the Education Directorate.

Previously, Berger worked in the APA Book Order Department as a Customer Service Representative, where she was responsible for processing book and journal orders. Berger plans to develop her career at APA.

Adonia Calhoun became an Administrative Assistant II in January 1997. Her duties include providing test-related information to members, students, and the general public. Calhoun also provides general support to the Directorate's Testing and Assessment staff: Dianne Brown, Heather Roberts, PhD, and Dianne Schneider, PhD. Calhoun replaces Sandy Thermes, who left APA in the fall to work for Liberty Mutual Insurance Company.

In the summer of 1992 while she was a student, Calhoun provided administrative help to the Education Directorate. She received a BS in psychology from Morgan State University in Baltimore in May of 1996. In the future, Calhoun plans to earn a PhD in industrial/organizational psychology.


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