2024 Kuchinski Young Investigator Award Santiago Morales, PhD

Congratulations Santiago Morales, PhD winner of the 2024 ISDP Kucharski Young Investigator Award!

Santiago Morales, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychology
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA 90089 United States

Santiago Morales is an assistant professor of psychology and pediatrics at the University of Southern California. He completed his Ph.D. and M.S. in Developmental Psychology with a specialization in Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience from The Pennsylvania State University under the mentorship of Drs. Koraly Pérez-Edgar and Kristin Buss. He completed his B.A. in Neuroscience from Hiram College. He also completed a postdoc with Dr. Nathan Fox at the University of Maryland.

Twitter Accounts: @SantiMoralesPhD ; @USCDornsife ; @USCPsychology

Past David Kucharski Young Investigator Award Winners:

2023 Kuchinski award winner: Laurel J Gabard-Durnam, PhD
Northeastern University
Plasticity in Neurodevelopment (PINE) Lab
Department of Psychology, Northeastern University
Boston Massachusetts USA

Twitter: @laurel_joy_gd and @pine_lab 


2022 David Kucharski Young Investigator Award Winner, Ori Ossmy, PhD
Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development
Birkbeck, University of London MORE DETAILS


 2021 David Kucharski Young Investigator Award Winner, Maya Opendak, PhD, Assistant Professor
Kennedy Krieger Institute & the Department of Neuroscience at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA More Details
2021 David Kucharski Young Investigator Award Winner, Kathryn Leigh Humphreys, Ph.D., Ed.M., | she/her, Assistant Professor of Psychology and Human Development, Vanderbilt University, Peabody College and Vanderbilt Brain Institute; Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Nashville, USA More Details

2020 David Kucharski Young Investigator Award Winner, Natalie Hiromi Brito, PhD, Assistant Professor of Developmental Psychology, Department of Applied Psychology, NYU


2019 David Kucharski Young Investigator Award WinnerBridget L. Callaghan, Assistant Professor of Psychology, The University of California, Los Angeles


2018 Kucharski Young Investigator Award Winner: Jennifer Silvers, UCLA, Los Angeles, United States


2017 Kucharski Young Investigator Award Winner: Liz Conradt, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Utah