University of Pittsburgh

Faculty AWARDS

Here are some of the awards our faculty have received.


  • Kucinski, Barbara
    Ampco-Pittsburgh Prize for Excellence in Advising (2010)
  • Schulz, Richard
    Harold Yuker Award (American Psychological Association) for best paper in Rehabilitation Psychology, 2010.
  • Wright, Aidan G.C.
    Mary S. Cerney Award for Outstanding Student Research Paper, Society for Personality Assessment (2010)
  • Luna, Beatriz
    WPIC Emerging Mentor Award (2010)


  • Frieze, Irene
    Identified as a "Pioneer in Feminist Psychology" by the Association for Women in Psychology (2009)
  • Wang, Ming-Te
    Outstanding Dissertation Award in Division 15, American Psychological Association (2009)
  • Campbell, Susan B
    Provost's Award for Excellence in Mentoring (2009)
  • Frieze, Irene
    Unger-Frieze Prize announced for the Best Research Poster by a student at the meetings of the Association for Women in Psychology. This is sponsored by the Researchers’ Caucus honoring Rhoda Unger and Irene Frieze “for their early leadership in feminist research & the researchers' caucus” (2009)
  • Frank, Ellen
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic -- Cinical Excellence Awards Trainer of the Year (2009)


  • Frank, Ellen
    Award for Research in Mood Disorders, American College of Psychiatrists (2008)
  • Frieze, Irene
    Received an award for best poster by the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues for work co-authored with a student. [“Understanding Adolescent Peer Sexual Abuse: Using the Theory of Planned Behavior” by Man Yu Li, Catherine So Kum Tang & Irene Frieze] (2008)
  • Greenberg, Martin
    Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (APA Division 9), Award for Outstanding Graduate Teaching and Mentoring (2008)
  • Gianaros, Peter J.
    The Herbert Weiner Early Career Award, American Psychosomatic Society (2008)


  • Brownell, Celia
    APA Fellow (Division 7), 2007
  • Iverson, Jana
    Chancellor's Distinguished Research Award (2007)
  • Frank, Ellen
    Named Top Producer of Scholarly Publications in Clinical Psychology, Journal of Clinical Psychology (2007)
  • Matthews, Karen
    Philosophiae Doctor Honoris Causa, University of Helsinki, Finland (2007)


  • Manuck, Stephen
    Appointed University Professor (2006)
  • Bovbjerg, Dana H.
    Fellow, Society of Behavioral Medicine (2006)
  • Strauss, Mark
    Honorary Faculty Member, Golden Key International Honor Society, 2006
  • Brownell, Celia
    Provost's Award for Excellence in Mentoring, 2006


  • Matthews, Karen
    American Psychological Association Distinguished Scientist Award (2005)
  • Matthews, Karen
    American Psychosomatic Society President's Award (2005)
  • Strauss, Mark
    Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award, 2005


  • Perfetti, Charles
    Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award, Society for the Scientific Study of Reading. (2004)
  • Frank, Ellen
    Girl Scouts Women and Girls of Distinction Award for the Sciences (2004)
  • Campbell, Susan B
    Legacy Award, Greater Pittsburgh Psychological Association (2004)
  • Bovbjerg, Dana H.
    Outstanding Achievement Award, American Cancer Society (2004)


  • Frieze, Irene
    Distinguished Service Award. Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (2003)
  • Bovbjerg, Dana H.
    Research Scholar Award, American Cancer Society (2003)