Undergraduate Awards

The Psychology Department awards two medals to undergraduates each year.

The Sebastian Brenninkmeyer Medal

This medal, established in honor of Sebastian Brenninkmeyer (C’94), is awarded by the Department of Psychology in recognition of uncommon accomplishment by an undergraduate major.

  • 2019: Shivani Goyal & Madeline Lui
  • 2018: Robert Alexander Cortes
  • 2017: Eleanor Julia Fanto
  • 2016: Amy Soo Gyung Lee
  • 2015: Shannon Elizabeth Reilly
  • 2014: Jennifer Lauran Hammer
  • 2013: Jenna Elizabeth Finch
  • 2012: Hannah Elizabeth Frank
  • 2011: James Anthony Barnao & Hae Min Byeon
  • 2010: Rodolfo David Saenz
  • 2009: Stephanie Elizabeth Bean
  • 2008: Samantha Ann Goodrich
  • 2007: Andrea Burak Moderi
  • 2006: Erica Molly Lessem
  • 2005: Mim Ari & Jeanmarie Arcilla Barnhart
  • 2004: Hilary Clair Forster & Paul Jason Muentener
  • 2003: Melissa Dianne Fujimoto & Lauren Aimee Kaplan
  • 2002: Kristin Lea Valentino
  • 2001: Amanda Leigh Thompson
  • 2000: Elizabeth Grace Hanley & Erin Marie Shockey
  • 1999: Darren Michael Fiore
  • 1998: Phillip L. Hammack, Jr. 
  • 1997: Tiffany Gail Goodman

The Bess E. Rosenzweig Medal

The Rosenzweig Medal is awarded in memory of Bess E. Rosenzweig (C’13), a beloved Psychology Major who was deeply committed to humanitarian work in Africa. Bess and her mother died in a plane crash in Kenya two months after her graduation.  The Rosenzweig Medal is presented annually to the Psychology major who in the judgment of the faculty best exemplifies humanitarian ideals, social responsibility, and a compassionate spirit.

  • 2019: Emily Zuckerman
  • 2018: Marie Ann Frolich
  • 2017: Kendall Ann Torpey
  • 2016: Caroline Marie Musslewhite
  • 2015: Alison Marie McRae & Rae Alexandra Underberg
  • 2014: Bridget Anne McElroy