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Faculty Accomplishments

Raphael Bernier
Raphael Bernier, Ph.D.
In January, Raphael Bernier was awarded the 2013 Association for Psychological Science's "Rising Star" award. This award is for individuals in the early stages of their career who are already making significant contributions to psychological science.
Shannon Dorsey
Shannon Dorsey, Ph.D.
In January, Shannon Dorsey became the recipient of the 2013 Western Psychological Association's Enrico E. Jones Award for Research in Psychotherapy and Clinical Psychology.

This is an early career award based on nominations submitted by clinical psychology training directors from all of the WPA regional states, including our most illustrious West Coast peer universities.
Tony Greenwald
Tony Greenwald, Ph.D.
In February, Tony Greenwald and Mahzarin R. Banaji co-authored the new book, "Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People" based on their Implicit Association Test.

Read The Seattle Times book review here:

In March, Tony Greenwald was chosen to receive the William James Lifetime Achievement Award in honor of the 25th Anniversary of APS.
This is the APS's highest honor, recognizing a lifetime of significant intellectual contributions to the basic science of psychology.
Peter Kahn
Peter Kahn, Ph.D.
Peter Kahn has been appointed the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Ecopsychology. He will assume the role in the spring of 2013.
Cheryl Kaiser
Cheryl Kaiser, Ph.D.
On April 3, Cheryl Kaiser was interviewed about her study regarding diversity training programs in work environments in the UW Today. The article was picked by e!Science News, Science Daily, and IT World.

You can read the article here:
Liliana Lengua
Liliana Lengua, Ph.D.
Liliana Lengua has been named the second recipient of The Earl R. Carlson Professorship in Psychology.

Learn more about the Carlson Professorship here:
Jaime Olavarria
Jaime Olavarria, Ph.D.
In May, Jaime Olavarria was awarded the Office of the Provost International Activities Grant. This aware will support his Exploration Seminar in Chile this summer.
Ron Smith
Ron Smith, Ph.D. Frank Smoll
Frank Smoll, Ph.D.
Frank Smoll and Ron Smith were interviewed for a Star Ledger article in December about sport parents.

You can read the article here:

2013 Edwards Public Lectures now available on UWTV

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2013 Lectures now available online!

In February and March of this year, the Allen L. Edwards Psychology Lecture Series drew thousands of UW community members out to Kane Hall for lectures which examined psychology through the prisms of the environment, adolescent behavior and the law. Lectures by all six speakers were recorded by UWTV and are now available for viewing online. 

Click on the links below to watch each lecture.

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Ecopsychology: Reinventing the Human-Nature Relationship in the Digital Age--with Peter Kahn

Ecopsychology: Reinventing the Human-Nature Relationship in the Digital Age--with Scott Sampson

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

The New Science of Adolescence: Understanding Risky Behavior--with Kevin King

The New Science of Adolescence: Understanding Risky Behavior--with Laurence Steinberg

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Human Memory and the Law--with Geoffrey Loftus

Human Memory and the Law--with Elizabeth Loftus