Dr. Stephanie Wilson has received an Early Stage Investigator Paper Award from the 14th NIH Matilda White Riley Behavioral and Social Sciences Honors. According to the NIH, this award is given to “emerging scientists whose research reflect Dr. Matilda White Riley’s vision of research excellence in health-related behavioral and social sciences.”
Congratulations Dr. Wilson!
Congratulations to Kenzie Stonebarger in being selected as the recipient of the 2021 SMU Department of Psychology Senior Award for Outstanding Performance!
Doctoral student, Diane Chao was awarded a Psychonomic Society Graduate Conference Award for her poster presentation: “Effect of Reward Motivation on Directed Forgetting in Younger and Older Adults.” This is a competitive award based on the excellence of the candidate’s conference abstract. She will be presenting the research at the upcoming (virtual) conference.
Dr. Priscilla has been awarded the Emerging Professional- Contributions to Research award from APA Division 45, Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity and Race. Great work, Priscilla!
Thomas Ritz was recently named the Editor-in-Chief of Biological Psychology, a major journal in the discipline. Congratulations, Thomas!
Congratulations to Kelli Sargent for being named as a 2021 P.E.O Scholar. This prestigious award is a competitive, merit-based award that recognizes and encourages academic excellence and achievement by women in doctoral-level programs.
Please join us in congratulating Priscilla for being awarded the 2019-2020 Golden Mustang Award.
This award is given to a tenure-track junior faculty member whose teaching is consistently excellent, whose courses reflect thoughtful curricular development, and whose scholarship makes a meaningful contribution to the discipline and to student learning.
Priscilla is the first faculty member from the Psychology Department to win this award since its inception in 1985.
Margaret Sala has just accepted a position as assistant professor at Yeshiva University in New York City!
Congratulations to her – and to her advisor, Austin Baldwin!
The department will welcome guest, Dr. Morton Ann Gernsbacher, Vilas Professor and Sir Frederic Bartlett Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, on October 25, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. in the Sartain Room (11th floor, Expressway Tower) to share her research on the diversity of the brain, when neuroscientists should accentuate the differences, why individuals should accept their brain differences, and how society can accommodate those differences.