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Several faculty members have been selected for the 2020 class of fellows!

Sep. 19, 2020—Georgene Troseth, Megan Saylor, Duane Watson and Bethany Rittle-Johnson were just named APS Fellows. And Sonya Sterba was named an APA Fellow. CONGRATULATIONS All!

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Dr. Bunmi Olatunji, Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of Psychology named interim Dean of the Graduate School

Sep. 14, 2020—Congratulations to Prof. Bunmi Olatunji for assuming a critical leadership role as interim Dean of the Graduate School at Vanderbilt. Dr. Olatunji is Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of Psychology with a distinguished academic profile in clinical psychology. Dr. Olatunji will foster the strong focus on Graduate Education at Vanderbilt.

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Dr. Sohee Park wins the Alexander Gralnick Research Investigator Prize

Jul. 23, 2020—Congratulations to Sohee Park for winning the 2020 Alexander Gralnick Research Investigator Prize! The Gralnick Prize supports exceptional research and mentoring accomplishments in the area of serious mental illness. The prize was established by the A...

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Dr. Jennifer Trueblood selected 2020 Chancellor Faculty Fellow

Jul. 20, 2020—Congratulations to Dr. Jennifer Trueblood for being selected as 2020 Chancellor Faculty Fellow at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Trueblood is Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at Vanderbilt University investigating decision making, reaso...

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Graduate Student Noah Robinson’s virtual reality research featured in the Tennessean

May. 28, 2020—Kira McCabe received the Award for Excellence in Research from the Mensa Foundation for her article "Who Shines Most Among the Brightest? A 25-Year Longitudinal Study of Elite STEM Graduate Students." What a wonderful accomplishment, Kira. Congratulati...

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CONGRATULATIONS LISA!

Jan. 16, 2020—Lisa Fazio won an Early Career Impact Award from Federation of Associations in Behavioral and Brain Sciences (FABBS). Her research focuses on the human memory system and how our brains support and derail efforts to gain new, accurate knowledge. The sam...

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CONGRATULATIONS KATE!

Jan. 10, 2020—Kate Humphreys has been selected as a winner of the 2020 APS Janet Taylor Spence Award for Transformative Early Career Contributions! They note “What a wonderful recognition of your work. And what a wonderful signal you and your work send about the ve...

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CONGRATULATIONS CRAIG and SUN-JOO!

Jan. 10, 2020—Craig Smith (personality/social field) and Sun-Joo Cho (quantitative field) have been selected as Association of Psychological Science (APS) fellows. Congratulations!

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Congratulations Jennifer!

Dec. 16, 2019—Jennifer Trueblood has been selected to receive the 2020 Young Investigator Award from the Society of Experimental Psychologists, one of the oldest, most prestigious professional organizations in the field of scientific psychology. Besides a cash priz...

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Congratulations David & Gordon!

Dec. 16, 2019—Professors David Zald and Gordon Logan have been elected as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). This honor is in recognition of individuals whose “efforts on behalf of the advancement of science or its application...

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