Rebecca Bigler wins Ann L . Brown Award for Excellence in Developmental Research
Posted: March 13, 2013
Professor Rebecca Bigler has won the 2013 Ann L. Brown Award for Excellence in Developmental Research from the Psychology Department at University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana. This award is given annually by the Developmental Division of the Psychology Department at the University of Illinois to a researcher whose work has contributed ground-breaking insights to the study of child development. Professor Bigler's research examines the causes and consequences of social stereotyping and prejudice among children. She has also worked to develop and test the efficacy of interventions aimed at reducing children's gender and racial biases. Past winners of the award include Frank Keil, Carol Dweck, Seth Pollak and Janet Werker, among others.