New APS Rising Stars

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The APS Rising Star designation is presented to outstanding APS members in the earliest stages of their research career post-PhD. Drawing its name from an Observer editorial series that featured exemplars of the exciting work being done by the field’s newest researchers, this designation recognizes researchers whose innovative work has already advanced the field and signals great potential for their continued contributions.

The following are the most recent members to be named APS Rising Stars in February of 2022:

  • Kelly-Ann Allen, Monash University
  • James Antony, University of California, Davis
  • Laurie Bayet, American University
  • Rahul Bhui, MIT Sloan School of Management
  • Erica Boothby, University of Pennsylvania
  • Nadia Brashier, Purdue University
  • Amy Byrd, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Zachary Cohen, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Jesus Alfonso Datu, The Education University of Hong Kong
  • Mirella Diaz-Santos, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Han Du, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Cydney Dupree, Yale University
  • Johannes Eichstaedt, Stanford University
  • Ana Gantman, Brooklyn College, The City University of New York Graduate Center
  • Matthew Goldberg, Yale University
  • Elizabeth Goldfarb, Yale University
  • Sebastian Grüeneisen, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Center for Adaptive Rationality
  • Jeremy Hamm, North Dakota State University
  • Emma Holmes, University College London
  • Yang Hou, The University of Kentucky
  • Matt Howard, University of South Alabama
  • Skyler Jackson, Yale University
  • Nicole Karcher, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Yasin Koc, University of Groningen
  • Saloni Krishnan, Royal Holloway, University of London
  • Christopher Krupenye, Durham University
  • Jessica Lee, University of New South Wales, Sydney
  • Ryan Lei, Northwestern University
  • Ren Liu, University of California, Merced
  • Peggy Liu, University of Pittsburgh
  • Jackson Lu, MIT Sloan School of Management
  • Andy Luttrell, Ball State University
  • David Markowitz, University of Oregon
  • Alexis May, Wesleyan University
  • Amanda Montoya, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Santiago Morales, University of Southern California
  • Elizabeth Munoz, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Camilla Nord, University of Cambridge
  • Jason Okonofua, University of California, Berkeley
  • Ivuoma Onyeador, Yale University
  • Páraic O’Súilleabháin, University of Limerick
  • Andrew Peckham, Harvard Medical School, McLean Hospital
  • Gordon Pennycook, University of Regina
  • Caitlin Pope, The University of Kentucky
  • Rebecca Reed, University of Pittsburgh
  • Rachel Romeo, University of Maryland
  • Patrick Savage, Keio University
  • Laura Smalarz, Arizona State University, West Campus
  • Oliver Sng, University of California, Irvine
  • Kasey Stanton, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
  • Sarah Victor, Texas Tech University
  • Ashley Watts, Emory University
  • Jasmin Wertz, Duke University
  • Hannah Williamson, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Stephanie Wilson, Southern Methodist University
  • Yueran Yang, University of Nevada, Reno
  • Lei Zhang, University of Vienna