ISDP 2022 Senior Investigator Award Winner – David J. Lewkowicz is currently Senior Research Scientist at Haskins Laboratories and Professor Adjunct in the Yale Child Study Center and the Yale Department of Psychology.
Dr. Lewkowicz obtained his BA at Brandeis University where he studied psychology and where he completed an honors thesis on the sex behavior of octopus with Dr. Jerome Wodinsky. He obtained his Ph.D. in Biopsychology at Hunter College of the City University of New York with Gerald Turkewitz where he conducted research on the development of multisensory perception in human infants. He then completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York with Dr. Susan Rose where he continued his studies of multisensory perception in human infants. Because of his abiding interest in the developmental process, Dr. Lewkowicz has always felt that ISDP was his primary intellectual home.