• 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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  • Dr. Angela Duckworth was named a "Rising Star" by the Association of Psychological Science.

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  • Fourth year graduate student Eli Tsukayama named a 2011 Dean's Scholar.

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  • Drs. Dorothy Cheney and Robert Seyfarth’s recent PNAS paper - Contingent cooperation between wild female baboons - was awarded the 2010 Cozzarelli prize for the best article in the area of Behavioral and Social Sciences.

    Papers selected for the Cozzarelli Prize were chosen from more than 3,700 research articles published by PNAS in 2010 and represent the six broadly defined classes under which the National Academy of Sciences is organized. The annual award acknowledges recently published papers that reflect scientific...

  • Barbara Mellers and Philip Tetlock have been named the newest Penn Integrates Knowledge Professors.  Barbara Mellers, a globally influential scholar of decision making, will have a shared appointment with the Department of Psychology and the Department of Marketing in the Wharton School.  Philip Tetlock, a scholar of political psychology and organizational behavior, will have a shared appointment with the Department of Psychology and the Department of Management in Wharton.


  • Dianne Chambless was recognized with the Aaron T. Beck Award for Sustained and Enduring Contributions to Cognitive Therapy at the meeting of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, November 2010.

  • THE DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY, UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA invites applications for a faculty position in child or adult clinical psychology or in developmental psychopathology, to begin July 2011. Rank is open. Applicants must have an active, high quality research program with potential for extramural funding and be prepared to contribute to the undergraduate and doctoral teaching missions of the department, including the APA-accredited doctoral program in clinical psychology. We seek candidates whose research area complements that of current faculty members. Screening of...

  • The Department of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a Lecturer position that will be for either one year (full-time) or one semester (part-time).  The fall semester begins September 1, 2010 and the Spring semester will begin January 1, 2011.  The Lecturer's primary duty will be to teach one or more sections of our large  semester lecture course, Psychology 1, which introduces undergraduates to all areas of Psychology.   We seek candidates with a Ph.D. in Psychology, substantial teaching experience (particularly in large lecture classes) and a strong...