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Dr. Steven Brown Recipient of 2012 Distinguished Faculty Award for Excellence in Research

Dr. Steven Brown Recipient of 2012 Distinguished Faculty Award for Excellence in Research

Dr. Steven Brown has been selected as the School of Education’s 2012 Distinguished Faculty Research Award recipient. Dr. Brown received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Santa Barbara and joined the faculty at Loyola in 1984. Dr. Brown’s excellence as a scholar is being honored due to contributions he has made to the field through his Social Cognitive Career Theory (SCCT), developed SCCT in collaboration with Drs. Robert Lent and Gail Hackett.  Dr. Brown has received several national awards for my scholarship over his career, including the John Holland Award for Outstanding Contributions to Vocational and Personality Psychology Research (1995), the Best Science Award for life-time contributions to counseling psychology research by the Society for Counseling Psychology (2008), and the Distinguished Contributions award for life-time contributions to vocational psychology research (2010).  The impact of his research has been recognized internationally via invited presentations in Italy, Iceland, Sweden, and Denmark.  Dr. Brown’s contributions to the vocational psychology literature make him a highly deserving recipient of this prestigious award.