Lab Honors

2020

  • Olivia Moens and Meredith Bone each received the UW-Madison Hilldale Undergraduate Research Fellowship.
  • Bailey Immel (lab manager 2018-2020) was accepted to the Social Psychology PhD program at UC-Santa Barbara.
  • Anna Li was accepted to the School Psychology PhD program at the University of Minnesota.
  • Olivia Russo  was accepted to the School Psychology EdS program at UW-Whitewater.
  • Maddy Henkel received a Psychology Department Outstanding Undergraduate Research Scholar Award.
  • Anna Li received a Psychology Department Outstanding Undergraduate Research Scholar Award.
  • MaKayla Liebeck was accepted to the Master of Social Work program at UW-Madison.
  • Tory Ash was accepted to the School Psychology PhD program at Syracuse University.

2019

  • Makayla Liebeck and Anna Li  received the UW-Madison College of Letters and Science Honors Summer Thesis Award to support their senior thesis research.
  • Teagan Twombly  received the UW-Madison University Bookstore Academic Excellence Award in recognition of her senior honors thesis research.
  • Makayla Liebeck and Nicole Huth each received the UW-Madison Hilldale Undergraduate Research Fellowship.
  • Teagan Twombly  was accepted to the UW-Madison School Psychology PhD program.
  • Katharine Scott was awarded the Award for Mentoring Undergraduates in Research, Scholarly and Creative Activities.
  • Rista Plate has accepted a postdoctoral fellowship with MindCORE at the University of Pennsylvania.
  • Louise Ng received a Psychology Department Outstanding Undergraduate Research Scholar Award.

2018

  • Jellie Sierksma  accepted an Assistant Professorship at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.
  • Rachel King (lab manager 2015-2018) was accepted to the Social Psychology PhD program at Cornell University.
  • Kayla Lewis  received the Undergraduate Research Scholar Award from the UW-Madison Department of Psychology.
  • Olympia Mathiaparanam  received the Serendipity Award from the UW-Madison Department of Psychology.
  • Bailey Immel  received the UW-Madison University Bookstore Academic Excellence Award in recognition of her senior honors thesis research.
  • Zoe Aquilino  was accepted to the Gallaudet Speech Language Pathology program.
  • Rachel King (lab manager 2015-2018) received the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.
  • Nicole Huth received the UW-Madison Sophomore Research Fellowship.
  • Teagan Twombly and Jess O’Neill  each received the UW-Madison Hilldale Undergraduate Research Fellowship.
  • Meredith Braza  was accepted to the University of North Carolina Audiology doctoral program.
  • Megan Kaul  was accepted to the UW-Madison School Psychology PhD program.
  • Kayla Lewis  accepted a position as manager of the Transyouth Research Project at the University of Washington.

2017

  • Lindsey Christianson received the Thomas W. Parker Scholarship from the UW-Madison College of Letters and Science.
  • Rista Plate  received the Richard L. and Jeanette A. Hoffman Distinguished Graduate Student Fellowship.
  • Nicole Huth and Lindsey Christianson  each received the UW-Madison Psychology Department Bryan’s Aspiring Psychology Students Award.
  • Bailey Immel  received the UW-Madison College of Letters and Science Honors Summer Thesis Award to support her senior thesis research.
  • Megan Kaul, Tracy Zheng, and Bailey Immel each received the UW-Madison Psychology Department Undergraduate Research Scholar Award.
  • Meredith Braza  received the UW-Madison Undergraduate Library Research Award.
  • Rebecca Sturm  received the UW-Madison Sophomore Research Fellowship.
  • Nathan Vasquez  received a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation.

2016

  • Maggie Renno earned her Ph.D. from UW-Madison.
  • Elizabeth Brey earned her Ph.D. from UW-Madison.
  • Gina Bednarek received a Psychology Department Outstanding Undergraduate Research Scholar Award.
  • Sarah Nagel was accepted to the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine.
  • Miranda Zahn was accepted to the school psychology PhD program at UW-Madison.
  • Kelsey Koss was awarded the Jay Halls Scholarship from the College of Letters and Science.
  • Maggie Renno was awarded the Schwartz Fellowship from the UW-Madison Department of Psychology.
  • Meredith Braza received a Sophomore Research Fellowship.
  • Gabrielle Fihn was accepted to the Marriage and Family Counseling program at UC-Boulder.

2015

  • Rachel King and Leah Schaumberg each received a Psychology Department Outstanding Undergraduate Research Scholar Award.
  • Leah Schaumberg was accepted to the clinical mental health program at Marquette University.
  • Talia Stoehr was accepted to the social work graduate program at UW-Madison.
  • Ashley Jordan (our lab manager from 2013-2015) was accepted to the psychology PhD program at Yale University.
  • Maggie Underwood was accepted to the school psychology program at Michigan State University.
  • Mitch Markman was accepted to the school psychology PhD program at UW-Madison.
  • Emily Cierzan was accepted to the mental health counseling program at the University of Cincinnati.
  • Desi Koury was accepted to the speech language pathology program at UW-Stevens Point.

2014

  • Rachel King was awarded the Undergraduate Travel Award in the amount of $1500 to travel to the SRCD Biennial Meeting in Spring 2015.
  • Emily Doran was accepted to a study abroad program in Galway, Ireland for the fall of 2014.
  • Karissa Propson was accepted to the social work program at UW-Madison.
  • Rachel King received a Summer Senior Thesis grant from the Honors Program to conduct her senior thesis research.

2013

  • Rachel King received the Thomas W. Parker scholarship for high-achieving juniors and seniors.
  • Gabi Fihn was accepted to a study abroad program in Galway, Ireland for the spring of 2013.
  • Marissa Johnson (our lab manager from 2011-2013) was accepted to the counseling psychology program at UNC-Charlotte.
  • Kara Weisman (our lab manager from 2009-2011) was accepted to the psychology graduate program at Stanford University.
  • Maggie Renno received a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation to support her salary and research for the next 3 years.
  • Maddie Spencer received a Psychology Department Outstanding Undergraduate Research Scholar Award.

2012

  • Rista Plate received a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation.
  • Maddie Spencer and Leah Dornbusch both received Hilldale Awards to support their senior thesis research.
  • Elizabeth Brey received a Graduate Student Research Award from the Midwestern Psychological Association for her poster presentation at the MPA’s annual meeting.
  • Tatiana Campbell was awarded a Friends of the Waisman Center Undergraduate Student Award for her valuable contributions to research in the Social Kids Lab.
  • Lauren Huckstadt, a graduating senior, was accepted into Teach for America.

2011

  • Elizabeth Brey received a graduate fellowship from the Interdisciplinary Training Program to support her salary and research for the next 3 years.
  • Renee Kramer received a Hilldale Award to support her senior thesis research.
  • Lauren Huckstadt received a Summer Senior Thesis grant from the Honors Program to conduct her senior thesis research.
  • Leah Dornbusch and Maddie Spencer both received Sophomore Honors Apprenticeship grants to conduct research in the lab during the summer of 2011.
  • Marissa Johnson received a Psychology Department Outstanding Undergraduate Research Scholar Award.
  • Maggie Renno received a University Fellowship to support her salary and research.

2010

  • Elizabeth Brey received a University Fellowship to support her salary and research.
  • Renee Kramer and Amy Klazkin both received Sophomore Honors Apprenticeship grants to conduct research in the lab during the summer of 2010.