Date published: 01/05/23
Congratulations to Distinguished Research Professor Michael Fanselow, who will receive the American Psychological Association (APA) Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award. This is the highest honor conferred by the APA for scientific contributions over the researcher’s career.
Date published: 11/28/22
Congratulations to Prof. Steve Reise, who is among the group of Clarivate’s 2022 Highly Cited Researchers, demonstrated by the production of multiple highly cited papers that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and year in the Web of Science. More information is available at the UCLA Newsroom.
Date published: 10/27/22
Congratulations to Distinguished Professor Michelle Craske for receiving the 2023 Association for Psychological Science (APS) James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award. The award honors APS members for a lifetime of contributions to the area of applied psychological research and their impact on a critical problem in society at large.
Date published: 10/20/22
Congratulations to Professor Alicia Izquierdo for being selected as one of the awardees of the 2022-23 Excellence in Postdoctoral Mentoring Award. She will receive the award at the Postdoctoral Scholars & Mentors Awards Ceremony on November 9. Alicia was nominated by her Postdoc Tony Ye.
Date published: 10/06/22
Congratulations to Professor Cindy Yee-Bradbury for receiving the Distinguished Contributions to Psychophysiology Award from the Society for Psychophysiological Research at the international society’s annual meeting. This award is the society’s highest honor.
Date published: 10/06/22
Congratulations to Assistant Professor Lauren Ng on being selected as the recipient of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS) 2022 Award for Excellence in Trauma Services for the Underserved: Policy, Advocacy, Research and Clinical. She will receive the award in November at the ISTSS annual meeting.
Date published: 10/06/22
Congratulations to Distinguished Professor Patricia Greenfield on being selected as one of two faculty who will present a Faculty Research Lecture for the 2022-23 academic year. Her lecture will be on the cultural, behavioral, and childrearing effects of COVID-19 in the United States and around the world.
Date published: 08/01/22
Congratulations to Assistant Professors Bridget Callaghan, Dave Clewett, and Lauren Ng for being selected as 2022-23 UCLA Society of Hellman Fellows. The program provides support and encouragement for the research of promising Assistant Professors who show capacity for great distinction in their research.
Date published: 07/07/22
Congratulations to Assistant Professor Han Du for being elected to the Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychology (SMEP). SMEP is a small elective society, and membership is limited to 65 regular active members. It was founded in 1960 as an organization of researchers interested in multivariate quantitative methods and their application to substantive problems in psychology and related fields.
Date published: 06/28/22
Congratulations to Distinguished Professor Greg Miller, who will receive the John Neale Sustained Mentorship Award at the September 2022 meeting of the Society for Research in Psychopathology. The award recognizes an exceptional scholar in the field of psychopathology who has demonstrated continuous dedication to mentoring students, postdoctoral scholars, and faculty in the field. Notably, recipients are selected based on having “trained a number of students who have gone on to make their own independent and substantial contributions to the field of psychopathology.”
Date published: 06/16/22
Congratulations to Distinguished Professor Michelle Craske for being named Officer (AO) in the General Division of the Order of Australia, for exceptional achievements. She is one of 33 Australians who won the Officer designation this year. The Order of Australia “is the principal and most prestigious means of recognising outstanding members of our community at a national level.” An investiture ceremony will take place in the fall.
Date published: 06/13/22
Congratulations to Distinguished Research Professor Andy Christensen on being named a recipient of the 2021-2022 Edward A. Dickson Emeritus Professorship Award. The award is funded from a gift endowment established by the late Edward A. Dickson, Regent of the University of California, to honor outstanding research, scholarly work, teaching, and service performed by an Emeritus or Emerita Professor since retirement.
Date published: 06/09/22
Congratulations to Assistant Professor (soon-to-be Associate Professor) Jen Silvers on receiving the Flux Society’s 2022 Young Investigator Award in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. The award, supported by Kennedy Krieger Institute, recognizes outstanding contributions by scientists early in their careers.
Date published: 06/08/22
Congratulations to Assistant Professors Dave Clewett and Amanda Montoya for receiving 2022 Undergraduate Research Week Faculty Mentor Awards. These awards honor the considerable dedication of faculty mentors who have served as effective research mentors to undergraduate students.
Date published: 06/01/22
Congratulations to Distinguished Research Professor Bernie Weiner for receiving the 2022 Distinguished Contribution to Motivation Science Award from the Society for the Science of Motivation. The award is given to a senior scientist who has made a major theoretical and/or empirical contribution to motivation science.
Date published: 05/27/22
Congratulations to Distinguished Professor Patricia Greenfield for receiving the 2021-22 Career Commitment to Diversity DEI Award from the UCLA Academic Senate. This award honors a faculty member who, over time, has truly excelled across teaching, service, and scholarship that fosters diversity.
Date published: 05/06/22
Congratulations to Distinguished Research Professor Robert Bjork for being elected to the National Academy of Sciences. Established by an Act of Congress and signed by President Abraham Lincoln in 1863, the Academy is charged with providing advice to the nation on matters related to science and technology. Membership in the Academy is one of the highest honors a scientist in the United States can receive. More information is available at the UCLA Newsroom.
Date published: 05/04/22
Congratulations to Professor Ben Karney on being awarded the 2022 Berscheid-Hatfield Award for Distinguished Mid-Career Achievement from the International Association for Relationship Research. This award honors the distinguished scientific achievements of scholars who are in the middle stages of their careers, that is, between 10 and 25 years post-Ph.D.
Date published: 04/29/22
Congratulations to Assistant Professor Jennifer Sumner and Distinguished Professor Chris Dunkel Schetter who will receive awards from the Society for Health Psychology (APA Division 38). Prof. Sumner will receive the Excellence in Health Psychology Research by an Early Career Professional Award, and Prof. Dunkel Schetter will receive the Excellence in Mentoring Award. The awards will be conferred at the annual conference in Minneapolis this summer.
Date published: 04/15/22
Congratulations to Professor Alan Castel who will receive the Distinguished Teaching Award for Senate Faculty. Alan was selected by the Academic Senate Committee on Teaching as one of only six awardees from a large field of nominees. His extraordinary accomplishments as a teacher both within UCLA and in the community are enhanced by his research on life-long learning.