December 2020

Congratulations to Kevin Rosenfield and Talia Shirazi!

Kevin Rosenfield is the recipient of the Citizenship Award. Kevin has served as President of the Departmental Graduate Student Association this year (2020-2022) and worked toward increased communication between graduate students and faculty, which led to a monthly newsletter composed in consultation with the Director of Graduate Studies. Kevin won the Superior Teaching and Research (STAR) Award and also created and hosted an outreach event for middle school students introducing them to agent-based modeling.

Talia Shirazi is the recipient of the Professional Achievement Award. Talia has lead-authored 12 peer reviewed papers, coauthored two others, lead-authored three encyclopedia entries, and won numerous awards including a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship and awards from the European Human Behavior and Evolution Association and the International Academy of Sex Research. She has published seven papers this year alone.