URP Congratulates MacArthur Awardee Professor Kristina Olson

Three weeks ago Kristina Olson, an Associate Professor of Psychology here are the University of Washington, was named one of this year’s MacArthur Fellows.

The MacArthur Fellowship honors Olson’s research at the Social Cognitive Development Lab, which she established and runs at the UW, as well as the TransYouth Project, which she created and is now the nation’s largest longitudinal study of transgender children. The award comes with a $625,00 stipend that can help Olson support further research.

Congratulations, Professor Olson!

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