Submission Deadline extended to: July 15, 2021

David Kucharski Young Investigator Award

This Kucharski Young Investigator award is given to honor the memory of David Kucharski, a promising young investigator in the field of Developmental Psychobiology.  Nominations must be made by a Regular or Early-Career Member of the Society. The winners of  this award receive a $700 cash award, an engraved plaque and will be invited to give a special presentation of their work at the annual meeting.

Criteria:

a. The nominee must be a current or former (senior award) member of the society
b. The nominee must have a record of academic accomplishments and independent, significant and sustained contributions to the field
c. The nominee must have received their Ph.D. or M.D. at least 4, but no more than 7 years prior to the nomination for the Young Investigator award or at least 20 years prior to the nomination for the Senior Investigator award.

Nomination materials:

1. A letter documenting the nominee’s research and scholarly contributions.
2. The nominee’s current CV highlighting the nominee’s three most significant publications.

David Kucharski Young Investigator Award Winners:

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