Professor Goodman selected to receive APA Developmental Psychology Mentor Award

Professor Gail Goodman was selected to receive the 2024 American Psychological Association Division 7 (Developmental Psychology) Mentor Award. The Developmental Psychology Mentor Award honors "individuals who have contributed to developmental psychology through the education and training of the next generation of research leaders in developmental psychology. Our interest is in recognizing individuals who have had substantial impact on the field of developmental psychology by their mentoring of young scholars."

Professor Gail S. Goodman is Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Director of the Center for Public Policy Research at the University of California, Davis. She is widely credited with starting the modern scientific study of children's eyewitness memory and child victims as witnesses in legal contexts. Professor Goodman publishes widely, has received numerous grants, and has been honored with many national and international awards. She has consulted with numerous governments and agencies throughout the world on policies and research concerning child victims in the legal system.