UO psychology faculty members earn national awards

Editor’s Note: Congratulations to CSWS faculty affiliates Krista Chronister, Ellen Hawley McWhirter, and Linda Forrest.

From Around the O, Aug. 22 – Krista Chronister, Ellen Hawley McWhirter and Linda Forrest have been recognized by the American Psychological Association.

Forrest, UO professor emerita and former associate director for faculty outreach at the UO’s Center on Diversity and Community, received the ethics committee’s ethics educator award at the 2019 APA convention. Forrest’s work looks at ethics, diversity and professional training issues in psychology.

Krista M. Chronister

Chronister, UO professor in the counseling psychology department, won the APA Division 17 John Holland Award for Outstanding Achievement in Career and Personality Research with advisor recognition for McWhirter, Ann Swindells professor in counseling psychology. Chronister’s work specializes in addressing the impact of partner violence on the career development of women. McWhirter’s research examines factors that influence Latino/a adolescents’ school engagement and plans for after high school.