Nora Newcombe has been selected as the next chair of the Cognitive Science Society. She will serve as chair-elect next year, with Richard Catrambone as chair.
Kate Monahan, PhD, a former graduate student of Dr. Larry Steinberg, has won the APA Division 7 Early Career Outstanding Paper Award for 2014.
Barbara Wasik, Professor of Psychological, Organizational and Leadership Studies in the College of Education and graduate of our Developmental program, was recently awarded The Paul W. Eberman Faculty Research Award at Temple.
Carrie Potter, a student of Dr. Rick Heimberg, and Elissa Hamlat, a student of Dr. Lauren Alloy, were each awarded NIH F31 grants.
Three of Dr. Debra Bangasser’s Undergraduate Students received important awards. Sabina Khantsis received the Bayne B. and Frances E. Isaacson Scholarship from the College of Liberal Arts at Temple University. CLA Neuroscience Students, Adam Hawkins and Hannah Simko, won 2nd prize and 1st prize in the Neuroscience Distinction Poster Competition.
Sarah Malanut, an honors student working with Hongling Xie, has won this year’s Clifford M. Kilger Memorial Award. This award is given to a graduating senior who has obtained an outstanding average in psychology and plans to pursue an advanced degree in the field. Sarah will pursue her PhD in Developmental Psychology at University of…Details
Dr. Elizabeth Gunderson, who joined our faculty in 2012 as a new assistant professor, has just been selected for the 2014 American Psychological Association (APA) Early Career Achievement Award. The award comes with a travel award ($750) to the APA Convention.
Alumni News: Shari Jager-Hyman Awarded American Foundation of Suicide Prevention Young Investigator Grant
Shari Jager-Hyman, Ph.D., a graduate of the clinical program (mentor: Lauren Alloy, Ph.D.) and currently in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania, was awarded an American Foundation of Suicide Prevention Young Investigator Grant. The project is focused on the relation between anxiety and suicide attempts in an Emergency Department sample.
Dina Kinner, a clinical psychology graduate student of Dr. Richard Heimberg, has accepted a trauma recovery post-doctoral residency position at the Durham VA Medical Center, with emphases in women’s health and male military sexual trauma.
Dr. Kathy Hirsh-Pasek was recently elected President Elect of the International Society on Infant Studies.