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Donna Pincus Named the Feld Family Professor of Teaching Excellence

Congratulations to PBS Professor Donna Pincus on being named the Feld Family Professor of Teaching Excellence! The Feld Family Professorship recognizes a CAS faculty member of international renown in any field, who has demonstrated a sustained record of excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching and mentoring as well as in their scholarship.

Kristy Cuthbert Wins Outstanding Student Clinician Award

Congratulations to Psychology PhD student Kristy Cuthbert for winning the Outstanding Student Clinician Award from the Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology. Kristy’s clinical work focuses on treatment for individuals with complex trauma and emotion dysregulation. Kristy works with Drs. Michael Lyons as her research mentor and Dr. Lisa Smith as her clinical mentor. […]

Kesha Perkins Receives Melville Scholarship

Congratulations to undergraduate psychology major, Kesha Perkins, for receiving the Dean Elsbeth Melville Scholarship for the 20/21 academic year! The Melville Scholarship, established in 1978, honors Dean Melville’s “splendid and varied contribution” to the education and lives of women at BU. Only two scholarships are awarded each year to top-ranked women in the junior class […]

Dr. Joanne Hebden Palfai Wins 2020 Susan K. Jackson Award

Congratulations to Dr. Joanne Hebden Palfai, Director of Academic Affairs and Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, the winner of the 2020 Susan K. Jackson Award.  Each year one faculty member, one staff member, and one graduate student is chosen for this award because their actions and initiatives help foster the […]

Steve Ramirez and Amy Janes Win Presidential Award

Congratulations to PBS Professor Steve Ramirez and to Brain, Behavior & Cognition Psychology PhD Alumna Amy Janes for being named Presidential Early Career Award Scientists & Engineers. The PECASE is the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government to outstanding scientists and engineers who are beginning their independent research careers and who show exceptional […]