University of Wisconsin–Madison

Prof. Seth Pollak received the 2018 Kellet Mid-Career Award

Congratulations to Professor Seth Pollak, who is a recipient of the 2018 Kellett Mid-Career Award.

This award is provided by the University of Wisconsin-Madison Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education with funding from the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation. The fellowship is named in honor of William R. Kellett, a WARF Trustee and President of the WARF Board. With this award, the University recognizes Professor Pollak’s academic success and provides an opportunity for continued development of his outstanding research program. The University views the Kellett Award as a major campus honor. Pollak, the College of Letters and Science Distinguished Professor of Psychology, has published widely on topics including the influences of environmental risk factors on children’s brain and behavioral development, child emotional development, and the effects of chronic stress on children’s learning and health. A recipient of the Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award, Professor Pollak is also a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Learn more about his research at: http://www2.waisman.wisc.edu/childemotion/