Professor Dickerson receives SAGE award

Dr. Sally Dickerson has been named one of 5 winners of the 2010 SAGE Young Scholars award from the the Foundation for Social and Personality Psychology.

These awards recognize outstanding young researchers who have demonstrated exceptional individual achievements in social and/or personality psychology, conducting research that places them at the forefront of their peers. Award criteria include innovation, creativity, and potential to make a significant impact on the field.

The award will be formally presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology annual conference in January.

November 2009

Wendy Goldberg, Professor, edited the recently released reader Current Directions in Gender Psychology, in partnership with the Association of Psychological Science. This reader gives students real world perspective about today's current issues in gender psychology.

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Alison Clarke-Stewart, Research Professor and Professor Emerita, is quoted in the Orange County Register article "Recession leaves its mark on O.C., census figures show".

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October 2009

Recent Study on Adolescents

Professor Beth Cauffman's research on adolescents' emotional maturity related to juvenile crime and legal accountability is featured in October's American Psychologist. For more  information, see the UCI article.



Fall 2009

Susan Charles has been designated by the Dean and Associate Dean of the School of Social Ecology to receive the 2009 Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Fostering Undergraduate Research.
Linda Levine
 has won the 2009-2010 Distinguished Faculty Award for Teaching.



March 2009

Ellen Greenberger was highlighted in an article in the New York Times on February 18th, 2009 for research with co-authors Jared Lessard, Chuansheng Chen, and Susan P. Farruggia on the topic on Students' Sense of Entitlement: i.e., expectations for good grades for modest effort. The sense of entitlement could be related to increased parental pressure, competition among peers and family members, and a heightened sense of achievement anxiety.

December 2008

Elizabeth Loftus gave two lectures in Israel last month. One at the law school at Tel-Aviv University and the other was to the cognitive sciences faculty and students at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

Dan Stokols presented an invited lecture on Transdisciplinary Health Research and Training at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center for Health Policy, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque on October 23rd. On October 30th, he gave an invited talk on the Evaluation of Team Science and Training Initiatives at the national Heart lung and Blood Institute in Bethesda, Maryland.