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Sarnoff A Mednick

Professor Emeritus of Psychology

Contact Information
Phone: (213) 740-4273
Office: AHF 251



DrMed , Medical Faculty, University of Copenhagen, 1/1976
Ph.D. Psychology, Northwestern University, 1/1954
B.S. , City College of New York
M.A. , Columbia University

Academic Appointment, Affiliation, and Employment History

Director, Social Science Research Institute, University of Southern California, 01/01/1998-  
Professor, University of Southern California, 01/01/1977-  
Director, Psykologisk Institut, Denmark, 01/01/1962-01/01/1992  
Consultant, World Health Organization, 01/01/1976-01/01/1978  
Professor, New School for Social Research, 01/01/1968-01/01/1977  
Special Research Fellow, University of Michigan, 01/01/1967-01/01/1968  
Professor, University of Michigan, 01/01/1964-01/01/1967  
Assistant Professor to Professor, University of Michigan, 01/01/1959-01/01/1964  
Visiting Assistant Research Professor, University of California, Berkeley, 01/01/1958-01/01/1959  
Instructor, Harvard University, 01/01/1955-01/01/1958  
Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of Illinois, 01/01/1954-01/01/1955  

Description of Research

Summary Statement of Research Interests

Professor Mednick researches fetal neural developmental anomalies, adult mental illness, and biological bases of antisocial behavior. In 1998 he received the Lieber Prize, among the most prestigious prizes in the field of schizophrenia research.

Affiliations with Research Centers, Labs, and Other Institutions

Social Science Research Institute,

Honors and Awards

NIH/NSF Career Development Award, Research Scientist Award, National Institute of Mental Health, 1986-2001  
Recipient of National or International Prize in Discipline, Lieber Prize for Outstanding Research in Schizophrenia, 1998  
Zubin Award Society for Research in Psychopathology, 1996  
Outstanding Research Award, Golden Key Honor Society, 1987  
Stanley R. Dean, American College of Psychiatrists, 1972  
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