The School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor appointment in evolution, broadly interpreted. We are interested in exceptional scientists and mathematicians who have well-developed research programs employing mathematical or computational techniques to study the evolution of dynamical processes far from equilibrium in the context of any of the following: biology, chemistry, or materials from the molecular to the systems scale, language, geology, psychology, or the environment.
Robert's field studies of nonhuman primates, specifically a troop of baboons in Botswana, have illuminated how primate relationships may reflect the evolutionary origins of social relationships, intelligence and language in humans. He will be inducted at a ceremony on Oct. 6, at the Academy’s headquarters in Cambridge, Mass.
The John Castellan SJDM Service Award is named after the first Newsletter Editor of the society. It is given following special recommendation of the Executive Board and it honors individuals who have given significant service to the society. Click here for past awardees.
JD/PhD Department of Psychology
Marc Coutanche has been awarded an inaugural International Student Research Fellowship from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. For more information about this award, please click here.
In the June 2011 edition of SAS Frontiers, John Trueswell and Lila Gleitman describe their research using adults to mimic the language-learning process in infants in "Lending an Ear" by Blake Cole:
Christian Webb will receive the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy's Leonard Krasner Dissertation Award at the ABCT'S annual convention this year in Toronto.
The Klaus-Grawe-Award for the Advancement of Innovative Research in Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy for 2011 will be awarded to Dr. Dianne Chambless on June 2, 2011. At the ceremony she will give a lecture on the topic of "Evidence Based Psychotherapy – boon or bane?".
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