Lansford Named Association for Psychological Science Fellow
Jennifer Lansford, research professor with the Duke Sanford School of Public Policy, has been elected as an Association for Psychological Science Fellow. Fellow status is awarded to APS members who have made sustained, outstanding contributions to the science of psychology in research, teaching, service and/or application after at least 10 years of postdoctoral work.
Typically, fellow status is awarded for scientific contributions, but may also be awarded in recognition of exceptional contributions to the field through the development of research opportunities. APS is an international professional organization dedicated to advancing scientific psychology across geographic and disciplinary borders.
Lansford is a member of the leadership team for the Sanford School’s Center for Child and Family Policy. Her research focuses on parenting and the development of aggression and other behavior problems in youth. Her work at the center includes the projects Childhood Risk Factors and Young Adult Competence, funded by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development; Intergenerational Transmission of Treatment Effects; and Optimizing Prevention of Costly Adult Outcomes.
She earned her BA at Duke and her MA and PhD in developmental psychology at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.