Congratulations to Morgan Botdorf who was selected to receive the Charles A. Caramello Distinguished Dissertation Award, which recognizes original work that makes an unusually significant contribution to the discipline.  The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences nominated her dissertation for this year’s competition and a multi-disciplinary campus committee, chaired by Professor Patricia Alexander from the Department of Human Development and Quantitative Methodology, has selected her dissertation, “Assessing the impact of typical variations in stressful life events on hippocampal development in childhood,” as the winner in the disciplinary area of Biological and Life Sciences. The Prize carries with it an honorarium of $1,000.

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