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Psychology Faculty, Graduate Student, and Undergraduate Student Awards

The Utah State University Department of Psychology is committed to ongoing excellence accross disciplines and specialties. Our award-winning faculty have been recognized in areas including research excellence, outstanding teacher performance, and transformational mentorship inside the higher education system and beyond. The department's commitment to recognizing individuals for their contributions to the advancement of the field of psychology continues today. 

Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services

Faculty Researcher of the Year

  • Michael Levin (2018)
  • JoAnn Tschanz (2017)
  • Michael Twohig (2016)
  • Christian Geiser (2015)
  • Gregory Madden (2014) - University Researcher of the Year 
  • Timothy Shahan (2007)
  • Amy Odum (2006)

Teacher of the Year

  • Jennifer Grewe (2019)
  • Scott Bates (2007)

Graduate Faculty Mentor of the Year

  • Melanie Domenech Rodríguez (2020)
  • Renee Galliher (2018)

Undergraduate Faculty Mentor of the Year

  • Scott Bates (2011)

Undergraduate Research Faculty Mentor of the Year

  • Amy Odum (2020)
  • Kerry Jordan (2013)
  • Christopher Johnson (2009)

Graduate Student Teacher of the Year

  • Jay Hinnenkamp (2020)

Graduate Student Researcher of the Year

  • Jen Krafft (2020) - University Graduate Student Researcher of the Year
  • Clarissa Ong (2019) - University Graduate Student Researcher of the Year
  • Eric Lee (2018)
  • Salif Mahamane (2017) - University Graduate Student Researcher of the Year
  • Kate Morrison (2014)

Undergraduate Student Researcher of the Year

  • Haylee Downey (2020)
  • Julie Crozier Lamb (2011)
  • Dustin Jones (2009)
  • Adam Kynaston (2008) - University Undergraduate Student Researcher of the Year

Professional Advisor of the Year

  • Tressa Haderlie (2017) - University Professional Advsior of the Year
  • Tressa Haderlie (2012)

Outstanding Staff of the Year

  • Krista Terrell (2020)

Utah State University Awards

D. Wynne Thorne Career Research Awardees

  • Greg Madden (2020)
  • JoAnn Tschanz (2017)
  • Karl White (1995)

Mid-Career Faculty Award from USU's Center for Women and Gender

  • Amy Odum (2019)

President's Faculty Diversity Award

  • Melanie Domenech Rodríguez (2020)

Strong Human Services Award

  • Michael Twohig (2019)

Woman of the Year

    • Regan Eggli (2019)

 Awards Programs

 2019-2020 Awards Celebration Program