Recent National Awards to Our Faculty

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Andy Todd - 2017
Foundation for Personality & Social Psychology's SAGE Young Scholar Award

Jan Wessel - 2016
Society for Psychophysiological Research's Distinguished Early Career Contributions to Psychophysiology Award

Grazyna Kochanska - 2016
APA Division 7 (Developmental Psychology) G. Stanley Hall Award for Distinguished Contribution to Developmental Psychology

Edward Wasserman - 2016
APA Division 25 Med Associates Distinguished Contributions to Basic Behavioral Research Award

Edward Wasserman - 2015
Comparative Cognition Society Research Award

Kristian Markon - 2014
North American Society for the Study of Personality Disorders (NASSPD) Mid-Career Investigator Award

Bob McMurray - 2013
Psychonomic Society Outstanding Early Career Award

Don Fowles - 2012
Society for Psychophysiological Research Distinguished Scientific Contributions to Psychophysiology Award

Jerry Suls - 2012
APA Division 38 (Health Psychology) Outstanding Contributions to Health Psychology Award

Jason Radley - 2012
American Association of Anatomists' (AAA) 2012 C.J. Herrick Award in Neuroanatomy

Bob McMurray - 2012
2012 American Psychological Association (APA) Distinguished Scientific Award for Early Career Contribution to Psychology in the area of Developmental Psychology

Edward Wasserman - 2011
American Psychological Association's 2011 D. O. Hebb Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award.

Bob McMurray - 2011
American Psychological Association (APA) Division 7 Boyd McCandless Award

Larissa Samuelson - 2010
2010 American Psychological Association (APA) Distinguished Scientific Award for Early Career Contribution to Psychology in the area of Developmental Psychology

David Watson - 2009
Diener Award for Outstanding Mid-Career Contribution to Personality Psychology, Foundation for Personality and Social Psychology

John Freeman - 2009
Pavlovian Research Award, Pavlovian Society

John Spencer - 2006
Robert L. Fantz Memorial Award, American Psychological Foundation

Susan Lutgendorf - 2004
Psychoneuroimmunology Research Society New Investigator Award

Andrew Hollingworth - 2003
Young Investigator Award, American Psychological Association Division of Experimental Psychology

John Spencer - 2003
Society for Research in Child Development’s Award for Early Research Contributions.

Steven J Luck - 2002
American Psychological Foundation’s Frank J. McGuigan Young Research Investigator Prize.

Susan Lutgendorf - 2002
American Psychosomatic Society's Early Career Award for Contributions to Psychosomatic Medicine

Steven J Luck - 2001
National Academy of Sciences Troland Award for unusual achievement in experimental psychology

John H Freeman, Jr - 2000
David Kucharski Young Investigator Award, International Society for Developmental Psychobiology

Susan Lutgendorf - 2000
Award for Outstanding Contributions to Health Psychology (Early Career category) from Division 38 of the American Psychological Association (APA)

Alan Christensen - 2000
Young Investigator Award, Society of Behavioral Medicine

Alan Christensen - 2000
American Psychological Association (APA) Distinguished Scientific Award for an Early Career Contribution to Psychology

Donald Dorfman - 1999
Stauffer Award from the Association of University Radiologists

Alan Christensen - 1999
Early Career Award from the American Psychosomatic Society for Contributions to Psychosomatic Medicine

Alan Christensen - 1999
Award for Outstanding Contributions to Health Psychology (Early Career category) from Division 38 of the American Psychological Association (APA)

University of Iowa Department of Psychology - 1998
First recipient of the Department of the Year Award from the American Psychological Association for Graduate Students (APAGS) 

Peter Nathan - 1998
American Psychological Association (APA) Award for Distinguished Contributions to Knowledge

Steven J Luck - 1998
American Psychological Association (APA) Distinguished Scientific Award for an Early Career Contribution to Psychology

Mark S Blumberg - 1997
American Psychological Association (APA) Distinguished Scientific Award for an Early Career Contribution to Psychology

John H Freeman, Jr - 1996
New Investigator Award, Neurobehavioral Teratology Society

Scott R Robinson - 1995
David Kucharski Young Investigator Award, International Society for Developmental Psychobiology