Four Women Faculty Members Honored With Notable Awards

Hayley Clearly, an assistant professor of criminal justice in the School of Government and Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, received the Louise Kidder Early Career Award from the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues. Her research is focused on the experiences of adolescents in the criminal justice system.

Dr. Clearly is a graduate of the University of Virginia, where she double majored in psychology and Russian studies. She holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in developmental psychology from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

Kristin Wustholz, an associate professor of chemistry at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, is the recipient of the Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award from the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation. Dr. Wustholz’s research includes the use of spectroscopic tools to identify materials that make up the paints in colonial-era art.

Dr. Wustholz is a graduate of Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania, where she majored in chemistry and philosophy. She holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Washington.

Linda Argote, the David M. Kirr and Barbara A. Kirr Professor of Organizational Behavior and Theory and the director of the Center of Organizational Learning, Innovation and Knowledge at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, received the Joseph E. McGrath Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Study of Groups from InGRoup, the interdisciplinary organization for group research.

Dr. Argote is a graduate of Tulane University in New Orleans. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan.

Rebekah VanWieren, an assistant professor of landscape design in the department of plant sciences and plant pathology at Montana State University, received the Western Regional Award for Excellence in Teaching from the Association of Public Land-Grant Universities. The award honors scholars who have been teaching for seven or fewer years.

VanWieren is a graduate of St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, where she double majored in biology and environmental science. She holds master’s degrees in landscape architecture and natural resource planning and policy from the University of Michigan.

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