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Lea Dougherty Receives APS Early Career Award

Lea Dougherty Receives APS Early Career Award

Lea Dougherty
Lea Dougherty

It is our great pleasure to announce that Lea Dougherty (PSYC, UMD Autism Consortium) has been
 selected as a 2013 recipient of the Association for Psychological 
Science (APS) Janet Taylor Spence Award for Transformative Early 
Career Contributions, in recognition of the significant impact that
 her work is already having in the field of psychological science.





The award was created in honor of Janet Taylor Spence to laud the
 creativity and innovative work of scientists who represent the future 
promise and potential of psychological science. As noted by Joseph E.
Steinmetz, President of APS, in his award notification letter, this 
award “places [Dougherty] among the brightest minds in our field, setting an 
impressively high standard for the field in years to come.”


Dougherty’s award will be conferred during the Opening Ceremony of the
 upcoming 2013 APS Convention in Washington, DC, on May 23-26, 2013. 
Please join us in congratulating Lea Dougherty on this wonderful accomplishment
 and well-deserved award.

May 20, 2013


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