Seh-Joo Kwon, a graduate student in Developmental Psychology, is the recipient of the 2020-21 Ernest C. Davenport Award for Outstanding Psychological Research by a Student Who Enhances Diversity.
The purpose of the Ernest C. Davenport Award for Outstanding Psychological Research by a Student Who Enhances Diversity is to encourage and honor students from underrepresented groups who make a contribution to the advancement of knowledge of psychological science.
Seh-Joo Kwon, a third-year graduate student, received this award for her outstanding research contributions seeking to understand neural development in a social context during adolescence. In addition to her research, she engages in mentoring the next generation of scholars, contributes selflessly to the broader goals of the lab, and has been involved in numerous activities within the department and university to support and promote diversity related initiatives. Seh-Joo was honored with the Ernest C. Davenport Diversity in Research Award at the Psychology and Neuroscience Departmental Awards Ceremony on May 5, 2021. Congratulations, Seh-Joo!