Professor James Sidanius and colleagues have won The Society of Experimental Social Psychology’s Scientific Impact Award for their 1994 paper in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology paper titled Social dominance orientation: A personality variable predicting social and political attitudes.
Assistant Professor Talia Konkle is the winner of the Vision Sciences Society's 2019 Young Investigator Award. The Young Investigator Award is an award given to an early stage researcher who has already made a significant contribution to their field. The award is sponsored by Elsevier, and the awardee is invited to submit a review paper to Vision Research highlighting this contribution.
Steven Pinker wins the 2018 Carl Sagan Award for Public Appreciation of Science from the Council of Scientific Society Presidents. The award is given annually by the society to recognize an individual for outstanding achievement in improving the public understanding and appreciation of science.
Past winners include Carl Sagan, E. O. Wilson, Bill Nye, Phil Zimbardo, and Thomas Friedman.