S. Katherine Nelson

What leads people to live happy and fulfilling lives? How do major life events, such as having children, alter the course of adults' lives and ultimately shape their well-being? These questions are…

About S. Katherine Nelson

About S. Katherine Nelson

Contact: 
S. Katherine Nelson 
900 University Ave 
Department of Psychology 
University of California
Riverside, CA 92521 
snels007@ucr.edu 
Academic History: 
2011, Doctoral Candidate, University of California, Riverside
2011, M.A., Psychology, University of California, Riverside 
2008, B.S., Psychology, Summa Cum Laude, University of Mary Washington 

Fellowships, Honors, and Awards

2014        Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, University of California, Riverside  
2013        Dissertation Year Fellowship, University of California, Riverside 
2012        Outstanding Research Poster Award, The Science of Compassion Conference
2012        Graduate Research Award, University of California, Riverside
2011         Journal of Happiness Studies, Editor’s Choice Paper
2011         National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, Honorable Mention
2010        National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, Honorable Mention
2009       Chancellor’s Distinguished Fellowship, University of California, Riverside 
2008       Outstanding Senior Psychology Major Award, University of Mary Washington
2007       Minnie Rob Phaup Scholarship for Excellence in Psychology, University of Mary Washington 

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