Awards

Leticia Garcia

Leticia Garcia funded to study medical racism

September 9, 2022 — Leticia Garcia, a student in the Online Master’s Program for Psychology, was recently awarded a grant by both the Center for the Study of Women in Society and the Center for Institutional Courage.

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Lindsay Rait and Erika Moe

Faculty Research Mentor Award for Sarah DuBrow

July 13, 2022 — Before her death shocked our department earlier this year, Dr. Sarah DuBrow was providing exceptional mentoring to her students. At the Undergraduate Research Symposium in May 2022, Sarah’s husband, faculty member Dr. Ben Hutchinson, accepted a faculty mentoring award on her behalf from the Center for Undergraduate Research and Engagement (CURE). 

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Bradley Hughes funded to study SES!

July 6, 2022 — Bradley Hughes, a doctoral student in Sanjay Srivastava’s lab, was recently awarded the Wayne Morris Award & the UO dissertation research fellowship. He’s using this to fund his dissertation research on how people perceive socioeconomic status (SES) interpersonally.

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Dr. Jennifer Pfeifer and Team Duckling receive Outstanding Research Awards!

June 8, 2022 — Psychology sparkles with the announcement of Outstanding Research Awards from the UO's Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation!! Congrats to Jennifer Pfeifer, recipient of the Advancing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Research Award. Dr. Pfeifer recieved this award for her leadership and advocacy in creating a more diverse and inclusive environment. And another huge congratulations to Team Duckling and Caitlin Fausey, recipients of the Impact Award, which recognizes outstanding broader public engagement activity!

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Alexis Adams-Clark

Alexis Adams-Clark funded to study sexual violence and institutional betrayal

May 26, 2022 — Recognizing her important work in the area of women and gender, both the center for the study of women in society and the society for the psychology of women have awarded Alexis Adams-Clark a graduate student research grant. Alexis, a 5th year clinical student, is using the two grants to fund her longitudinal, mixed-methods study on sexual violence.

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Wanjia Guo

Wanjia Guo awarded a predoctoral NRSA for research on memory!

May 19, 2022 — Wanjia Guo, a fourth-year graduate student in Dr. Brice Kuhl’s lab, was recently awarded a grant from the National Institute of Health (Award number: 1F31NS126016-01A1). This award will fund her newest project on human memory, that she recently commented on, saying: “I am really happy that this grant was funded and excited for the new discoveries we might make in the future with the support of this funding.” Wanjia also expressed gratitude to her advisor Dr.

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Dr. Paul Slovic wins Bower Award!

May 12, 2022 — Dr. Paul Slovic has recently joined Marie Curie, Orville Wright, Nikola Tesla and Albert Einstein as a Franklin Institute Award laureate. The Franklin Institute Awards Program, dating back to 1824, is the oldest one in the United States. Each year a committee chooses a different field for the Bower Award, which is the only Franklin Institute award with a monetary prize as well as a gold medal. Given the field chosen for 2022 – decision making, it comes as no surprise to most of us that Dr.

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Grad Student Monika Lind Wins 2nd Place in National 3-Minute-Thesis Contest!

October 27, 2020 — Congratulations to clinical area doctoral candidate Monika Lind for placing second in the American Psychological Association's "Psychological Science in 3" contest! You can view Monika's presentation at this link - the best 180 seconds you'll spend all day!

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Student Award Winners

October 27, 2020 — We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 Departmental Graduate Awards:To honor the life and work of Norman Sundberg, the Norman D. Sundberg Fellowship in Psychology is given to outstanding Psychology doctoral students whose research focus is on cultural, community, clinical or personality assessment issues.

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