2018 Faculty and Student Honors


IPR anthropologist Christopher Kuzawa was elected to the National Academy of Sciences. 

Political scientist and IPR associate Ana Arjona received the 2018 Conflict Research Society Book of the Year Prize for Rebelocracy: Social Order in the Colombian Civil War (Cambridge University Press, 2016).

Design For America, founded by mechanical engineer and IPR associate Elizabeth Gerberwas recognized with Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum’s National Design Award for corporate and institutional achievement.

The College of Law Practice Management named dean of the law school and IPR associate Daniel Rodriguez a Fellow in its Class of 2018.

Laurel Harbridge-Yong, Mesmin Destin, Sylvia Perry and Thomas Ogorzalek were were awarded Weinberg College Research Innovation Grants, which are intended to provide seed funding for catalyzing creative exploratory research.


IPR education sociologist Simone Ispa-Landa was named a 2018 William T. Grant Scholar.


IPR psychologist Alice Eagly received the Legacy Award from the Society for Personality and Social Psychology.


IPR education sociologist Simone Ispa-Landa and IPR developmental psychologist Onnie Rogers received Gender Equity in Action Faculty Awards from the Northwestern Women's Center.

Robert Porter, an economist and IPR associate, received the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Economics, Finance, and Management category for founding and shaping the field of empirical industrial organization.


IPR developmental psychologist Onnie Rogers was named an emerging scholar by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education.

Oncofertility specialist and IPR associate Teresa Woodruff was named a 2018 fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.

Four IPR faculty were listed in Education Week's 2018 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings: David Figlio, Kirabo Jackson, James Spillane, and Carol Lee.