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 2023:

  • Brooke Ammerman, University of Notre Dame
  • Joel Anderson, Australian Catholic University
  • Samantha Anderson, Arizona State University, Tempe
  • Arya Ansari, The Ohio State University
  • Maria Arredondo, University of Texas, Austin
  • Rachel Bachrach, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
  • Wilma Bainbridge, University of Chicago
  • Karen Bouchard, University of Ottawa Heart Institute
  • Vanessa Brown, University of Pittsburgh
  • Ryan Carpenter, University of Missouri, St. Louis
  • Boby Ho-Hong Ching, University of Macau
  • Alan Cowen, Hume AI
  • Zaixu Cui, Chinese Institute for Brain Research, Beijing
  • David Daniels, Stanford University
  • Stephanie Del Tufo, University of Delaware
  • Sarah Dermody, Toronto Metropolitan University
  • Kobe Desender, Kuleuven University, Leuven
  • Kimin Eom, Singapore Management University
  • Florina Erbeli, Texas A&M University
  • Kimberly French, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Adrian Gilmore, National Institute of Mental Health
  • Amit Goldenberg, Harvard Business School
  • Natalie Goulter, Newcastle University
  • Yael Granot, Smith College
  • David Hauser, Queen’s University
  • Ruud Hortensius, Bangor University
  • Bryant Pui Hung Hui, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Jon Jachimowicz, Harvard Business School
  • Anna Jaffe, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
  • Danielle King, Rice University
  • Xiangzhen Kong, Zhejiang University
  • Benedek Kurdi, Yale University
  • Peter Kvam, University of Florida
  • Nadine Lavan, Queen Mary University of London
  • Eda Mizrak, The University of Sheffield International Faculty
  • Samantha Moore-Berg, University of Pennsylvania
  • Jorge Morales, Northeastern University
  • Reuben Ng, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
  • Lace Padilla, UC Merced
  • Craig Rodriguez-Seijas, University of Michigan- Psychology
  • Angelo Romano, Leiden University
  • Eitan Schechtman-Drayman, University of California, Irvine
  • Grant Shields, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
  • Gregg Sparkman, Boston College
  • Sonya Troller-Renfree, Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Rachel Vaughn-Coaxum, University of Pittsburgh
  • Joseph Vitriol, Lehigh University
  • Wanze Xie, Peking University