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Professor a ‘Rising Star’ in Quantitative Psychology

January 19, 2016

Sarah DepaoliUC Merced Psychology Professor Sarah Depaoli has been recognized as a Rising Star by the Association for Psychological Science (APS), a nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of scientific psychology and its representation at the national and international level.

According to the APS, the annual Rising Star designation recognizes “outstanding psychological scientists in the earliest stages of their research career whose innovative work has already advanced the field and signals great potential for their continued contributions.”

Depaoli was nominated for the honor by UC Merced Professor Will Shadish, a founding faculty member who is head of the university’s Quantitative Psychology graduate program. Since she was hired in 2011, she has published 19 research papers — including 10 as lead author — with many appearing in top quantitative psychological journals.

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