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UW-Madison's Dyer receives a Margaret Bernauer Psychology Research Award

June 19, 2018
UW-Madison's Rachel Dyer won second place for the Margaret Bernauer Psychology Research Award.

Rachel Dyer
Dyer is a master's degree student with the School of Education's Department of Counseling Psychology, under advisor Stephanie Budge. 

Dyer's research is titled, "Trans Youth Needs Assessment Survey Results: Nonmetropolitan-Metropolitan Differences in Perceived Safety at School for Wisconsin Trans and Non-binary Youth." Dyer co-authored the piece with Budge, Jay Botsford, Ben Andert, Jennifer Rehm and Brittany Allen. 

Dyer's community-based research utilizes a survey created and distributed by the Wisconsin Trans Health Coalition.

The Margaret Bernauer Psychology Research Award is given to students presenting their research at the Wisconsin Psychological Association conference.