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Department News

Sara Cordes and Alexa Veenema have both been granted tenure and will be promoted to Associate Professor. Congratulations Sara and Alexa! Posted 2/22/16.

Katie McAuliffe's 2011 paper "'I had so much it didn't seem fair' Eight-year-olds reject two forms of inequity" in Cognition is listed as one of the most cited articles in this journal since 2011. Posted 5/3/16.

Kelly Dumais, graduate student in Alexa Veenema's lab, is the 2016 recipient of the Donald and Helene White Dissertation Award for the best dissertation in the field of social sciences. Posted 5/2/16.

Jessica Karanian won the Donald J. White Teaching Excellence Award. Posted 4/28/16.

Maureen Ritchey

Maureen Ritchey will join our department in July 2016.


Research in focus

Liane Young, assistant professor of psychology and the director of the Morality Lab at Boston College, talks about her research that focuses on the cognitive and neural basis of human moral judgment and behavior.


Sara Cordes, assistant professor of psychology and principal investigator of the Infant and Child Cognition Lab, discusses some of the more than 20 research studies currently being conducted in the lab.