Faculty recognized by psychological association

Denise Head, PhD and Lori Markson, PhD, both professors of psychological and brain sciences in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, have been named fellows of the Association for Psychological Science (APS). Additionally, Calvin Lai, PhD, an associate professor of psychological and brain sciences, has received the 2023 Association for Psychological Science Janet Taylor Spence Award […]

Board grants faculty appointments, promotions

At the Washington University in St. Louis Board of Trustees meeting March 3, numerous faculty members were appointed with tenure, promoted with tenure or granted tenure. Their new roles will take effect July 1 unless otherwise indicated. Appointment with tenure Sheldon A. Evans as professor of law at the School of Law; and Benjamin Levin as professor […]

Lai awarded $127K from Russell Sage Foundation

The Russell Sage Foundation has awarded Calvin Lai, assistant professor of psychological and brain sciences in Arts & Sciences, $127,015 for a randomized controlled trial aimed at addressing the gap between the aims and outcomes of implicit bias training in police departments. The project, titled “Improving Police-Community Relations with a Social-Psychological Intervention for Reducing Racial Bias in Policing initiative,” will allow […]