Departmental Awards

Ayse Ilgaz Carden Psychology Award

Established in 2001 in honor of the late Ayse Carden ’66, professor of psychology, who has been described as an extraordinary teacher who demanded excellence and inspired her students to continue to learn. This award is intended for a psychology major who has either been accepted to graduate school, is in graduate school, or in the judgment of the department of psychology, is highly likely to be accepted to graduate school.

2020 - Abigail Camden

2019 - Laura Cobourne

2018 - Nadi Nuhu

2017 - Kirnel Daniel Grishby

2016 - Peeper McDonald

2015 - Maria Misiura

2014 - Winnie Jiang

2013 - Rachel Cook

2012 - Liz Brashier Bennett

2011 - Michelle Haddad

2010 - Lies van Bekkum

2009 - Emily Kessler

2008 - Terri Entricht Fletcher

2007 - Christy Byrd

2006 - Heather Tovey

2005 - Jelena Crawford Fordella

2004 - Amber Raley

2003 - Amanda Balazs Owen

2002 - Amy Selvig Leiner

2001 - Mandy Gray Hartley

 

Miriam Drucker Award for Excellence in Psychology

Created in 1993 by students, colleagues, and friends of Professor Miriam Drucker. This award goes to the psychology major enrolled in advanced courses who best exemplifies excellence in scholarship in psychology.

2020 - Emma McKeon

2019 - Mengyao Li

2018 - Abigail Camden

2017 - Tenzin Yangchen

2016 - Avery Kiesling

2015 - Rachel Frank and Haley Richardson

2014 - Winnie Jiang

2013 - Claire Cusack and Sijia Li

2012 - Rachel Cook and Jill Noe

2011 - Ruth Reveal

2010 - Shelley Barber

2009 - Rachel Castleberry

2008 - Catherine Secrest and Lies van Bekkum

2007 - Raye Dooley, Amelia Haggerty, and Katherine O'Brien

2006 - Elizabeth Sattin

2005 - Kristin Miller Tucker

2002 - Beverly Burns

2001 - Lauren Myers Tillapaugh

 

Emily S. Dexter Award

This award is given to rising seniors based on excellence in scholarship and leadership in the department of psychology.

2020 - Peyton Capehart, Hajar Harda, Erin Harris, McKenna Hupp, Lane Miller, Katherine Rogers

2019 - Nicole Eatmon, Lizzy Engsberg, Selena Lomeli, and Emma McKeon

2018 - Kylene Alexander, Alice Edwards, Mengyao Li, Erika McDonnell, Makaila Powe, and Rachel Spears

2017 - Abigail Camden, Taylor Hayes, Elinor Reid Hightower, Sidney Joines, and Celeste Minor

2016 - Georgina Espinoza, Aishwarya Murthy, and Tenzin Yangchen

2015 - Avery Kiesling and Daquanna Alexander Ross

2014 - Courtney Anderson, Amaris Bronner, Nastacia Pereira, Haley Richardson, and Tina Woodard

2013 - Sparkle Hodge, Winnie Jiang, Maria Misiura, Rachelle Pierre, and Ravea Rodriguez

2012 - Claire Cusack, Paige Sullivan, Nastassia Cummings Redding, and Su Myat Thu

2011 - Liz Brashier Bennett, Rachel Cook, Melissa Garwick, Kirnel Daniel Grishby, and Ginia Taylor

2010 - Alison Carter, Skye Conners, Jillian Edosomwan, Annalise Ford, Ruth Reveal, and Annalise Young

2009 - Am'Asa Baldwin, Shelley Barber, Evan Bodine, and Laura Louise Wilson Ingkatanuwat

2008 - Bria Washington Bracewell, Sarah Lyn Jones, Laura Shaver Jordan, Emily Kessler, Meagan Whitney

2007 - Jessica Bolton Bailey, Lies van Bekkum, Rebekah Jaynes, Aimee Kahn-Foss, and Cidne Lemon Winegar

2006 - Callie Tyner

2005 - Heather Tovey

2002 - Jodi Dixon Taylor

2001 - Christi Washington

 

Susan Booker Guthrie Fu Award

Created in 2004 by Susan Booker Guthrie Fu ’43, this award provides funds for students to work with parents and children in the areas of social work and psychology.

2020 - Shayne Hargis, Selena Lomeli, Natalia Mackiewicz, and Faith Rashidi-Yazd

2019 - Marisa Franceschi and Yasmine Green

2018 - Sidney Joines and Slim Smith

2017 - Herin Kim and Aishwarya Murthy

2016 - Matresa Flowers

2015 - Alisha Williams

2014 - Sparkle Hodge, Ravea Rodriguez, and Brittany Williams

2013 - Uyen Ha and Blair Youmans

2012 - Melissa Garwick and Kirnel Daniel Grishby

2011 - Jamila Yorke

2010 - Lori Finklea and Shama Panjwani

2009 - Teveria Parks

2008 - Alyson Porwoll Coffman, Lauren Harris, and Kristen Runge

2007 - Carol Ashong and Catalina Morillas

2006 - Rita Mathis

 

Miriam Drucker Research Travel Award

This award was created in 2009 and is given to psychology majors to offset the cost of attending a conference to present their research. This award was created by the Psychology Department and funded by friends of the college in honor of Miriam Drucker, who was a faculty member of the department for many years.

2020 - Deyana Siddiqui

2019 - Peyton Capehart and Rachel Spears

2018 - Emma McKeon

2017 - Abigail Camden

2016 - Abigail Camden

2015 - Avery Kiesling

2014 - Nastacia Pereira

2013 - Lex Pulice-Farrow, Angela Galioto Hudson, Nastacia Pereira, Ravea Rodriguez, and Brittany Starr

2012 - Courtney Brown, Leah Bryant, Courtney Creer, Claire Cusack, Cristina Gutierrez, Sijia Li, Nadi Nuhu, Nastassia Cummings Redding, Su Myat Thu, Maria Vega, and Blair Youmans

2011 - Liz Brashier Bennett, Sarah Bowen, Rachel Cook, Annalise Ford, Melissa Garwick, Tesia Ogletree Harrison, Haifa Wright-Hulett Moses, Jill Noe, and Anna Young

2009 - Marquia Greenage, Laura Shaver Jordan, Shaina Brown McGahee, and Meagan Whitney

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