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December 2014

Awards & Accomplishments

Associate Professor Wilma Koutstaal has been elected as a fellow within the society for the American Advancement for the Association of Science (AAAS). The announcement went out on Friday, and details can be found here. Fellows will be honored for their contributions to innovation, education, and scientific leadership at the AAAS annual meeting in February 2015. Congratulations to Wilma on this prestigious honor!


Associate Professor Cheryl Olman, Adjunct Professor Scott Sponheim, and Consultant Trent Jerde (previous CCS Research Assistant Professor) were awarded a $250,000 Vision Research Program Hypothesis Development Award from the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program for the study "Frontoparietal priority maps as biomarkers of mTBI".

Visiting Scholars

Sergio Oliveira, graduate student at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) in Brazil has been invited by Professor Bob Krueger to visit our Department from December 2014 - November 2015. Mr. Oliveira's visit aims to improve the quality of his thesis dissertation, the UFRGS, Brazil, and Professor Krueger's labs. The visit will also promote knowledge about cross-cultural differences of personality and personality disorders between the Brazilian and American people.

Chair's Office

Monica Luciana
N210 EltH - 625-7873

Pat Frazier
Associate Chair
N571 EltH - 625-6863

Jonathan Gewirtz
Associate Chair
S245 EltH - 625-6653

Guillermo De Paz
N210 EltH - 625-7852

Orbe D. Walther
Assistant to the Chair
N210 EltH - 625-7873

Heidi Wolff
Executive Ofc & Admin Specialist
S248 EltH - 626-3171

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