Recent Doctoral Student Achievements

Rose Ashraf
– Rose, a recent graduate of our program, accepted a position as an attending psychologist at Boston Children’s Hospital with a tenure-track appointment at Harvard Medical School.

Caitlin Rancher
– Caitlin’s poster submitted to the 2020 Association for Psychological Science Convention won two awards: the APS Student Research Award and the Psi Chi APS Convention Society Research Award. Each award came with a small cash prize.

Catherine Rochefort
– Catherine was awarded the SMU Dean’s Dissertation Fellowship for 2020-21. This award provides Catherine’s stipend for the year.

Margaret Sala
– Margaret, a recent graduate of our program, will be joining the faculty as a tenure-track Assistant Professor at Yeshiva University in the Spring of 2021.

Kelli Sargent
– Kelli was awarded the Donald Routh Dissertation Grant by the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (American Psychological Association, Division 53). Kelli was also selected to receive a 2021 P.E.O. Scholar Award, a $15,000 prize. These are competitive, merit-based awards that recognize and encourage academic excellence and achievement by women in doctoral-level programs.