Faculty Honors and Awards

Faculty Honors and Awards by School Year

2013-2014

  • Senior Lecturer Ben Gorvine receives the Award for Excellence in Teaching from the Northwestern University Undergraduate Psychology Association for 2013-2014
  • Senior Lecturer Ben Gorvine receives the Weinberg College Arts and Sciences Alumni Teaching Award for 2013-2014
  • Professors Mroczek, Gentner and Finkel presented their work at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
  • Professor Alice Eagly receives the Leadership Legacy Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Leadership Association
  • Dean Sarah Mangelsdorf is named a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Professor David Uttal is elected president of the Cognitive Development Society
  • Professor David Uttal is appointed Associate Editor of Psychological Bulletin
  • Professor Eli Finkel, Professor Karl Rosengren, and Senior Lecturer Renee Engeln are named to the 2012-2013 Associated Student Government (ASG) Faculty and Administrator Honor Roll
  • Distinguished Senior Lecturer Sara Broaders receives the School of Continuing Studies (SCS) Distinguished Teaching Award for 2012-2013
  • Professor Alice Eagly is selected as the new President-Elect of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI)
  • Senior Lecturer Renee Engeln is selected by the class of 2013 to deliver the "Last Lecture"
  • Assistant Professor Robin Nusslock receives the 2012-2013 Undergraduate Psychology Association Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • Distinguished Senior Lecturer David Smith and Senior Lecturers Renee Engeln and Ben Gorvine receive the Panhellenic Faculty Appreciation Award for excellence in undergraduate teaching for 2012-2013
  • Associate Professor Steve Franconeri receives the Psychonomic Society’s Outstanding Young Investigator award
  • Professor Doug Medin is named a William James Fellow by the Association for Psychological Science for a lifetime of significant intellectual contributions to the basic science of psychology
  • Assistant Professor Robin Nusslock is named a Rising Star by the Association for Psychological Science
  • Professor Dan McAdams receives an honorary doctorate from the University of Basel in Switzerland
  • Professor Alice Eagly receives the Women With Vision award from the Women's Bar Association of Illinois
  • Professor Alice Eagly receives an Honorary Doctorate from Erasmus University Rotterdam

2012-2013

  • Dean Sarah Mangelsdorf was named a Fellow of the American Psychological Association Assistant Professor
  • Joan Chiao received the 2013 SAGE Young Scholars Award
  • Professor Alice Eagly was selected as the new President-Elect of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI). She also received the Women With Vision award from the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois and an Honorary Doctorate from Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • Senior Lecturer Renee Engeln was selected by the class of 2013 to deliver the “Last Lecture”
  • Associate Professor Steve Franconeri received the Psychonomic Society’s Outstanding Young Investigator award
  • Assistant Professor Robin Nusslock was named a Rising Star by the Association for Psychological Science. He also received the 2012-2013 Undergraduate Psychology Association Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • Professor Dan McAdams received an honorary doctorate from the University of Basel in Switzerland
  • Professor Doug Medin was named a William James Fellow by the Association for Psychological Science for a lifetime of significant intellectual contributions to the basic science of psychology
  • Distinguished Senior Lecturer David Smith and Senior Lecturers Renee Engeln and Ben Gorvine received the Panhellenic Faculty Appreciation Award for excellence in undergraduate teaching for 2012-2013

2011-2012

  • Professor Dan McAdams received the 2012 Jack Block Award from the Society for Personality and Social Psychology for career contributions to personality psychology
  • Senior Lecturer Renee Engeln received the 2011- 2012 Undergraduate Psychology Association Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • Professor Alice Eagly was elected as a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • Professor Sue Mineka was elected as a 2012 Fellow of the Society of Experimental Psychologists
  • Professor Alice Eagly received an honorary doctorate from the University of Bern in Switzerland
  • Assistant Professor Joan Chiao was named a Rising Star by the Association for Psychological Science and received an NIMH Early Career International Travel Award
  • Professor Dedre Gentner received a Humboldt Research Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

2010-2011

  • Professor Bill Revelle was elected as a fellow of the American Psychological Association
  • Professor Galen Bodenhausen won the 2011 Carol and Ed Diener Award for outstanding contributions to personality and social psychology
  • Associate Professor Mark Beeman was named a Kavli Fellow and gave a talk at the National Academy of Sciences-sponsored Indian-American Kavli Frontiers of Science Symposium
  • Professor Mike Bailey, Senior Lecturer Renee EngelnMaddox, and Associate Professor Eli Finkel were named to the Associated Student Government Faculty Honor Roll for 2010-2011
  • Assistant Professor Steven Franconeri received the Faculty Early Career Development Award from the National Science Foundation
  • Associate Professor Wendi Gardner received the Weinberg College Award for Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduate Research
  • Senior Lecturer Renee Engeln-Maddox received the Charles Deering McCormick Distinguished Lecturer award
  • Professor Sandra Waxman was elected a fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences
  • Assistant Professor Robin Nusslock won the Samuel Gershon Junior Investigator Award from the International Society for Bipolar Disorders
  • Professor Alice Eagly was the recipient of the Berlin Prize from the American Academy in Berlin for Fall, 2011
  • Professor Alice Eagly received the Raymond A. Katzell Award in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from the Society for Industrial and Organization Psychology
  • Professors Dedre Gentner and Sandra Waxman were appointed fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
  • Professor Rick Zinbarg was elected to the Academy for Psychological Clinical Science executive board
  • Associate Professors David Rapp and Eli Finkel were named as Association for Psychological Science Fellows