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The Psychology Department values intellectual excellence by recognizing students for superior academic performance and research accomplishments through a variety of awards and prizes described below.
|The Sterling Price Williams Prize in Psychology|
This prize in psychology, given by friends in honor of Dr. Williams, professor of psychology and philosophy at Lake Forest, consists of books on the subject of psychology chosen by the recipient. The recipient is selected by the members of the faculty of the Department of Psychology as the senior psychology major who shows greatest promise in this field. It is awarded at the Senior Honors Convocation.
|The David Krantz Prize in Psychology|
This prize was created to honor the career of David Krantz, longtime professor of Psychology at the College. The recipient, chosen in consultation with the Dean of Faculty and the Prize Committee, embodies the intellectual curiosity of Professor Krantz and demonstrates excellence in one of his areas of special interest: history and philosophy of psychology; cross-cultural or international psychology; social psychology; or the psychology of art, beauty, and music.
|The Robert B. Glassman Prize in Psychology and Neuroscience|
The recipient of the Robert B. Glassman Prize in Psychology and Neuroscience, chosen in consultation with the Chair and members of the Psychology Department/Neuroscience Program, as well as the Dean of Faculty, will be a graduating senior who embodies Bob’s intellectual curiosity and interdisciplinary approach to the scientific study of the mind or brain. It is awarded at the Senior Honors Convocation.