Higher Education

Past APS President Robert A. Bjork and APS Fellow Elizabeth L. Bjork of the University of California, Los Angeles, APS Fellow Stephen P. Hinshaw of the University of California, Berkeley, and APS Fellow Phoebe C. Ellsworth of the University of Michigan are receiving the James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award for More

Employment practices at US colleges and universities continue to evolve as administrators step up efforts to recruit full-time, multidepartment faculty. These appointments are distinct from “joint research,” “joint teaching,” or “courtesy” appointments in that multidepartment faculty typically divide their time proportionately across a specific set of departments (or academic units) More

I followed the plight of Michael LaCour, a University of California, Los Angeles, graduate student in the political science department, almost obsessively. I first heard of LaCour’s research on one of my favorite NPR programs, This American Life. The findings from the study he coauthored with Donald Green, a prominent More