Emily Kroska wins D. C. Spriestersbach Dissertation Prize for 2018 in the Social Sciences

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 2:45pm

The Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences is pleased to announce that Emily Kroska, a soon-to-be graduate of our Clinical Science doctoral program, has won the University of Iowa's D. C. Spriestersbach Dissertation Prize for 2018 in the Social Sciences in recognition of the excellence of her doctoral dissertation entitled, "How Much Is Enough in Brief Acceptance and Commitment Therapy."  Emily completed her dissertation under the supervision of Professor Michael O'Hara.  The winner of the Spriestersbach Dissertation Prize receives $2,500 and becomes the University of Iowa's nominee in the national competition for the 2018 Council of Graduate Schools/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award.  Emily will also be honored at the James F. Jakobsen Memorial Graduate Research Conference Award Ceremony and Reception in March.