Announcing the winners of the 2015 APF/COGDOP
Graduate Student Scholarships
The APF/COGDOP Graduate Student Scholarships assist graduate
students of psychology with research costs associated with the master’s
thesis or doctoral dissertation. The 2015 recipients are:
• $5,000 Harry and Miriam Levinson Scholarship: Konstantinos
Papazoglou, the University of Toronto, for “To maintain peace and
safety: How compassion fatigue and compassion satisfaction impact
• $5,000 William and Dorothy Bevan Scholarship: Ashley M. Shaw,
the University of Miami, for “Negative and positive emotional reactions in
• $5,000 Charles and Carol Spielberger Scholarship: Samantha
L. Connolly, Temple University, for “Interplay between stress and
rumination in predicting depression: An EMA study.”
• $3,000 Ruth G. and Joseph D. Matarazzo Scholarship: Lauren
L. Long, University of Connecticut, for “What determines the
strength of memory representations? Investigations into hippocampal
neurophysiology during exposure to novel situations.”
• $2,000 Clarence J. Rosencrans Scholarship: Allison H. Kalpakci,
University of Houston, for “An ecological momentary assessment study
of affective reactivity within an interpersonal context with borderline
• $1,000 Peter and Malina James and Dr. Louis P. James Legacy
Scholarship: Elizabeth A. Nick, Vanderbilt University, for “The effect
of positive online relations on developmental outcomes: A longitudinal
study of adolescents.”
• $1,000 William C. Howell Scholarship: Joanna Korman, Brown
University, for “Theory of mind in real time: Conflict detection as a
trigger for social inference.”
• $1,000 Dr. Judy Kuriansky Scholarship: Luis A. Parra, University
of California, Davis, for “Minority stress: Neurobiological markers of
psychosocial adjustment in ethnic and sexual minority youth.”
The following students also received $1,000 scholarships:
• Robert M.G. Reinhart, Vanderbilt University.
• Brandon M. Fritz, Indiana University-Purdue University,
• Charles J. Lynch, Georgetown University.
• Vanessa M. Brown, Virginia Tech University.
• Kevin A. Haworth, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
• Jolene A. Jacquart, the University of Texas at Austin.
• Mark Wade, University of Toronto.
• Pauline Goger, California State University, Long Beach.
For more information about the APF/COGDOP Graduate Student
Scholarships, please visit www.apa.org/apf/funding/cogdop.aspx. n
Visionary Fund Grants: April 1
Division 17 Counseling Psychology
Grants: April 1
Scholarships: April 1
Paul E. Henkin School Psychology Travel
Grants: April 15
Alexander Gralnick Research Investigator
Prize: April 15
Violet and Cyril Franks Scholarship:
Scholarships: June 1
Robert L. Fantz Award: June 1
Joseph B. Gittler Award: June 1
F.J. McGuigan Dissertation Award:
Kenneth B. and Mamie P. Clark Grant:
David Wechsler Early Career Grant for
Innovative Work in Cognition: June 15
Division 39 Grant: June 15
APF/COGDOP Graduate Student
Scholarships: June 30
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innovative research and programs that
launch careers and seed the knowledge
base on critical issues around the globe.
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