Award Winners

The Society for Research in Psychopathology presents four awards each year.

Joseph Zubin Award
The Society for Research in Psychopathology instituted an award given each Fall to one deserving individual for lifetime contributions to the understanding of psychopathology. The first award was given in 1987 to Dr. Joseph Zubin. In 1990, the organization’s annual award was officially named the Joseph Zubin Award. Listed below are the the most recent winners of the award.

    • 2020: 
      • Barbara Cornblatt, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine
    • 2019: 
      • Dan Klein, Stony Brook University

Smadar Levin Award
The Smadar Levin Award was created to honor the memory of Smadar Levin, who left a lasting mark on psychopathology research before her untimely death. The award is given at the Annual Meeting each year to the graduate student(s) or other predoctoral individual(s) who makes the most outstanding poster presentation. Up to five other strong poster presentations receive SRP Travel Awards.

    • 2020:
      • (No award, meeting cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic)
    • 2019: 
      • Qimin Liu, Vanderbilt University
      • Travel Awards:
        • Salahadin Lotfi, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Mentors: Chris Larsen, Hanjoo Lee
        • Rebecca Fortgang, Harvard University, Mentor: Mathew Nock

Early Career Award
The Early Career Award was created to recognize exceptional young scholars in the field of psychopathology, who have shown considerable promise and productivity in the formative years of their career.

    • 2020: 
      • Scott Vrieze, University of Minnesota
    • 2019: 
      • Laura Germine, Harvard Medical School

John Neale Sustained Mentorship Award
The John Neale Sustained Mentorship Award was created to recognize an exceptional scholar in the field of psychopathology who has throughout his/her career demonstrated continuous dedication to mentoring students, post-docs, and faculty in the field.

    • 2020:
      • Lee Anna Clark, University of Notre Dame
    • 2019:
      • David Watson, University of Notre Dame

President’s Award
The SRP President’s Award was created to encourage and facilitate the participation of young scholars from diverse backgrounds and from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in the society to join the organization and to participate in and present at SRP’s annual convention.

    • 2020:
      • (No awards, meeting cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic)
    • 2019:
      • Shirley Wang, Harvard University
      • Craig Rodriguez-Seijas, Stony Brook University
      • Esther Palacio-Barrios, University of Pittsburgh
      • Susan Kuo, University of Pittsburgh
      • Sonia Bansal, University of Maryland

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