Three Women From Academia Appointed to Leadership Posts in National Organizations

Lisa Feldman Barrett, a University Distinguished Professor of psychology at Northeastern University in Boston, has been named president-elect of the Association for Psychological Science. The organization, based in Washington, D.C., has 30,000 members in more than 80 countries.

Professor Barrett is a graduate of the University of Toronto. She holds a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Waterloo in Ontario. Her most recent book is How Emotions Are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017).

Stephanie Hampton, professor in the School of the Environment and director of the Center for Environmental Research, Education, and Outreach at Washington State University, was appointed director of the Division of Environmental Biology at the National Science Foundation. She will spend two to four years in this position and take a leave from her teaching duties at the university.

Professor Hampton is a graduate of the University of Kansas, where she majored in environmental studies. She holds a master’s degree in biology from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and a Ph.D. in ecology and evolutionary biology from Dartmouth College.

Cindy Holland, assistant director of teacher education support services at the Career Services Center at the University of Delaware, was named president-elect of the American Association for Employment in Education. She has worked at the Career Services Center at the University of Delaware for more than 30 years.

Holland is a graduate of Eastern Connecticut State University, where she majored in education and business. She holds a master’s degree in psychology from Westfield State University in Massachusetts, and a second master’s degree in health and physical education from the University of Delaware.

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