Prof. Dr. Avshalom Caspi

Bio sketch


Positions Held (selected)

1986-1989 Assistant Professor of Psychology, Harvard University.
1989-2007 Assistant; 1991- Associate; 1995 – Full Professor of Psychology, University of Wisconsin, Madison.
1997- Professor of Personality Development, Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London.
2007 – Edward M. Arnett Professor of Psychology & Neuroscience, Departments of Psychology & Neuroscience, and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, and Institute for Genome Sciences & Policy, Duke University.

Honors and Awards (selected)
1995 American Psychological Foundation Robert L. Fantz Award
1995 American Psychological Association Award for Early Career Contribution to Psychology
2002 John P. Hill Memorial Award, Society for Research in Adolescence
2002 Elected Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences (UK)
2003 Maccoby Book Award in Developmental Psychology, American Psychological Association
2006 Wolfson Research Merit Award, The Royal Society
2006 ISI Highly Cited Researcher (field: Psychology/Psychiatry).
2007 Mortimer D. Sackler Prize for Distinguished Achievement in Developmental Psychobiology
2008 Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award, International Society for the Study of Behavioral Development (ISSBD)
2008 Rema Lapouse Award for Significant Contributions to the Scientific Understanding of Epidemiology and Control of Mental Disorders, American Public Health Association (with T.E. Moffitt)
2010 Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize for Productive Youth Development (with T.E. Moffitt)
2010 Ruane Prize for Outstanding Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Research from NARSAD (with T.E. Moffitt)

Bibliometrics:
Times cited=23016, Average citations per item=113.9, H-index =85
May 28, 2012, ISI Web of Science , Web of Knowledge Researcher ID: D-5294-2011