Department of Psychology
Department of Psychology

Awards and Recognition

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Prof. Mary Hayhoe Recognized with the Edgar D. Tillyer Award

Mary Hayhoe was selected as the 2022 recipient of the Edgar DTillyer Award. The Board of Directors of Optica recognized Dr. Hayhoe for her outstanding contributions to the understanding of visual perception and cognition in natural tasks through the innovative use of technology for recording eye, head, limb, and body position in both natural and virtual environments. This award was established in 1953 to honor Edgar DTillyer’s important contributions to the advancement of better vision and the optical sciences. It is presented to a person who has performed distinguished work in the field of vision, including (but not limited to) the optics, physiology, anatomy, or psychology of the visual system. As a recipient of this honor, Dr. Hayhoe will receive a framed silver medal and honorarium. Along with the Board of Directors, the department congratulates Dr. Hayhoe on this well-deserved recognition. Read more about the award here. (3/1/2022)

Prof. Bertram Gawronski Selected for the Mid-Career Award by the Society for Personality and Social Psychology

Bertram Gawronski was selected for the Mid-Career Award by the Attitudes and Social Influence Group of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP). This award honors psychologists who are 15-25 years post-Ph.D. for outstanding contributions to the study of attitudes, persuasion, and social influence. In previous years, this award has been celebrated at the Attitudes and Social Influence Preconference at SPSP, where the recipient has received a plaque and has given a brief address. The department congratulates Dr. Gawronski on this award for his many valuable contributions! (1/10/2022)



Victoria Nemchek Awarded Graduate Fellowship with the American Heart Association

Congratulations to Victoria Nemchek, current Psychology graduate student, who was awarded a graduate fellowship with the American Heart Association (AHA). The American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship provides two years of stipend funding and project support to enhance the integrated research of promising students who are matriculated in pre-doctoral training programs and who intend careers as scientists aimed at improving global cardiovascular, cerebrovascular and brain health. Read more about the AHA fellowship here. (1/7/2022)


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