Social Psychology doctoral students Kimin Eom and Phillip Ehret were both awarded the 2018 Charles McClintock Award. The McCintock Award is given to a senior graduate student for excellence in scholarship, education, and service.
Kimin Eom is a recipient of the Fulbright Fellowship, Graduate Dissertation Fellowship and Tobin Project Award. He received the Sustainability Psychology Preconference Student Data Blitz Award in 2017 and has published a paper in Psychological Science that was a featured in an article in Nature Climate Change. He is an excellent teacher and teaching assistant, going above and beyond what is expected of him as a TA both in helping the instructor and in offering additional time and effort to help students. After graduating in June 2018, Kimin will begin a position as an assistant professor at Singapore Management University.
Phil Ehret is a recipient of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship as well as other fellowships (CrossRoads, Brython Davis Graduate Fellowship). One of his papers that was published in Social Psychological and Personality Science received the 2018 Division 34 (Environmental Psychology) Graduate Student Research Award. He is a terrific mentor, winning the UCSB Goodchild Graduate Mentoring Award. After graduating in June 2018, Phil will being a postdoctoral fellowship in social psychology at the University of Southern California.