Graduate Research Publication Award

Award Description:

This award is to recognize excellence in graduate student research and is awarded to two students per year. Submitted papers must appear in a refereed journal, accepted for publication and either published or in press, in the preceding calendar year. A paper may only be submitted for award consideration one time.

Prize: $500, name engraved on plaque displayed in the department, and a framed certificate.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Current graduate student in good standing in the department.
  • Student must be sole or first author of the paper.
  • If other graduate students in the department co-author the paper, each will be recognized with the award.
  • Faculty can be co-author(s) on the paper, but cannot be first author.

Review Process:

Papers will be evaluated by members of the Graduate Committee, who represent all areas of the department. Committee members will not participate in the evaluation of any papers submitted by their own students. Papers will be judged on magnitude of contribution to the psychological sciences and on expository style. Applications for the award should include:

  • The paper (if in-press, also include copies of the acceptance letter)
  • A brief statement (maximum 1 page) from the student's major professor in support of the award

Application Deadline:

Applications are submitted each year in January. An announcement will be advertised to all graduate students providing a specific due date for submissions.

Award Winner Year
Tianwei (Vera) Du 2022
Tianfang Han 2022
Samantha (Sammie) Ingram 2021
Garrett O'Day 2021
Isis Chong De La Cruz 2020
Meredith Bucher 2020
Ka Ng 2019
Kaylin Hill 2019
Nicole Schartz 2018
Belel Ait Oumeziane 2018
Nicole Schartz 2017
Scott Parrigon 2017
Takakuni Suzuki 2016
Keisha Novak 2016
Pan Priscilla Lui 2015
Megan McCarty 2015
Janell Blunt 2014
Jing Chen 2014
Joseph Eric Taylor 2013
Matthew Kassner 2013
Philip Grimaldi 2012
David Vachon 2012
Jessica Biddinger 2011
Eric Wesselmann 2011
Dongbin (Tobin) Cho 2010
Eric D. Wesselmann 2010
Angela B. Begle 2009
Rustin D. Meyer 2009
Zhansheng Chen 2008
Scott E. Kanoski 2008
Marco A.B. Vasconcelos 2008
Motonori Yamaguchi 2007
Jason K. Clark 2007
Justin J. Lehmiller 2006
Tamra J. Bitreta 2006
Andrea L. Tracy 2005
Jennifer R. Spoor 2005

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