Dr. Kristen Lindquist, an Assistant Professor of Social Psychology, is the 2016 recipient of the Carolina Neuroscience Club’s Advancement of Neuroscience Award.
The Carolina Neuroscience Club recognizes a faculty member annually who advances the mission of the Carolina Neuroscience Club to enhance neuroscience opportunities for undergraduates in the Carolina community.
Dr. Lindquist was chosen for this award for her mentorship of multiple undergraduate students through their senior thesis. She also mentored for a departmental research-for-class-credit course. The Lindquist Lab volunteered at UNC’s Science Expo, which connected kids as young as 5 to neuroscience. Dr. Lindquist has also authored nearly a dozen academic papers over the last two years, demonstrating a commitment to neuroscience. Dr. Lindquist is dedicated to connecting many individuals with a wide variety of backgrounds to neuroscience. Dr. Lindquist was honored at the Psychology and Neuroscience Commencement Ceremony on May 8, 2016.