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Kristin Buss Receives Raymond Lombra Award for Distinction in the Social Sciences

This award is given to a tenured faculty member in the College of the Liberal Arts who, by his or her outstanding work in the field of social or life sciences, has demonstrated excellence in research and scholarship.
Kristin Buss Receives Raymond Lombra Award for Distinction in the Social Sciences

Kristin Buss, Ph.D.

Kristin Buss, Professor of Psychology, Director of Graduate Training, and Director of PACT and the Harrisburg Center for Healthy Child Development, received the 2016 Raymond Lombra Award for Distinction in the Social Sciences. This award is given to a tenured faculty member in the College of the Liberal Arts who, by his or her outstanding work in the field of social or life sciences, has demonstrated excellence in research and scholarship.

Dr. Buss’s research interests are in emotional development and temperamental variation from birth through early childhood. Her work spans multiple areas of research within social development, psychobiology, and neuroscience. Her current work is focused on the development of risk for adjustment problems, with particular focus on the development of anxiety symptoms for children with fearful temperaments.

The Raymond Lombra Award for Distinction in the Social Sciences was endowed and named for former associate dean for research and graduate studies and professor of economics, Raymond Lombra.

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