Dr. Janet F. Werker Awarded 2016/17 University Killam Professorship

Please join us in congratulating the Director of our Centre, Dr. Janet F. Werker, on being honoured as one of UBC’s three 2016/17 University Killam Professors! This distinction is the highest honour that UBC can bestow upon a faculty member. The Killam Professorship was awarded to Janet in recognition of her internationally renowned research contributions to developmental psychology, as well as her leadership within the University’s academic communities; Janet is Canada Research Chair in Psychology and co-founder of the UBC Language Sciences initiative.

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Dr. Janet F. Werker (second from left) with UBC President Dr. Santo Ono (third from left) and four other current or past University Killam Professorship awardees: Dr. Julio Montaner, Dr. Sarah Otto, Dr. Loren Rieseberg, and Dr. Robert E.W. Hancock.