Tackett Named Editor of Clinical Psychological Science

APS Fellow Jennifer Tackett has been selected as the new editor of Clinical Psychological Science, to begin her tenure on January 1, 2021. Tackett is a professor and director of clinical psychology at Northwestern University. As head of the Personality Across Development lab, she leads a team of researchers investigating how the personalities of children and adolescents relate to behaviors such as decision making, psychopathologies, and academic outcomes.

Tackett has a wealth of editorial experience, having previously served as a special associate editor for Perspectives on Psychological Science editing Registered Replication Reports and as one of the first associate editors of APS’s newest journal, Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science. She has also been an associate editor for the Journal of Abnormal Psychology, the Journal of Personality, the Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, the Journal of Research in Personality, the Journal of Personality Disorders, and Assessment.

Look for an interview with Tackett about her plans for Clinical Psychological Science in an upcoming issue of the Observer.