Striegel-Moore Honored by Psychology Association

Ruth Striegel-Moore

Ruth Striegel-Moore

Ruth Striegel-Moore, the Walter A. Crowell University Professor of the Social Sciences, professor and chair of psychology, is the recipient of the New England Psychological Association’s (NEPA) Distinguished Contribution Award. She delivered the Distinguished Contribution Award Lecture titled “Reducing the Burden of Suffering from Eating Disorders” during the 48th Annual Meeting of the organization at Western New England College, Springfield, Mass. on Oct. 25.

The award honors psychologists with current or prior association with New England who have distinguished themselves by advancing the science of psychology; used psychology to advance individual and/or community well-being through service; are conducting a program of research or service which is currently making major strides in furthering new knowledge in psychology; and/or have engaged in teaching and mentoring in a manner reflecting commitment and innovation well beyond the norm.