Brent Mallinckrodt, professor in the Department of Psychology and associate dean for graduate education in the College of Arts and Sciences, recently received the “Best in Science” award from Division 17 of the American Psychological Association at its annual convention in August 2013. The award acknowledges outstanding career contributions to the field of Counseling Psychology. Mallinckrodt has published 90 peer reviewed articles or book chapter, principally on the topics of the psychotherapy relationship, social support, and graduate research training.
He has received $4.1 million in federal funding for his research in coping and recovery from breast cancer and for suicide prevention on the UT campus. He is a Fellow of the American Academy for the Advancement of Science.