Naomi Quinn Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Professor emerita Naomi Quinn, former chair of the cultural anthropology department, recently received the Society for Psychological Anthropology 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award.

The award honors career-long contributions to psychological anthropology that have substantially influenced the field and its development. The award seeks to recognize the work of individuals whose sustained involvement in psychological anthropology has had a major impact on research directions, on the wider visibility and relevance of the field, and on the growth of a community of scholarship addressing issues of culture and psychology.

The award was presented at the 2009 biennial meeting of the society, at Asilomar, Calif., on March 28.