BRUCE J. ELLIS portrait
  • Professor, Psychology Department
  • Director, Research Network on Adaptations to Childhood Stress, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • Professor, Anthropology Department
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Professional Service

  • Role: Member. Entity: Society for Research in Child Development Interdisciplinary Committee. 2021 - 2024
  • Role: Developed Special Issue On Dimensions Of Adversity And Co-Edited 25 Papers. Entity: Development and Psychopathology Special Issue Editor. 2021 - 2022
  • Role: Chair. Entity: International Conference of Psychological Science Session organizer: Developmental Adaptation to Stress: Longitudinal Tests of an Evolutionary-Developmental Model. 2019 - 2019
  • Role: Consult On Research Design And Publications. Entity: Pennsylvania State University External Advisory Board Member, Translational Center for Child Maltreatment Studies (NIH P50 Capstone Center for Multidisciplinary Research in Child Abuse and Neglect), Pennsylvania State University (PI: Jennie Noll). 2017 - present
  • Entity: Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research Role: External advisor. This grant includes an RCT of 70 schools in the Netherlands to test the Meaningful Roles intervention (Ellis et al., 2015, Journal of Research on Adolescence)] External advisor (PI: Renee Veenstra). Anti-bullying programs 2.0: Tailored interventions to minimize bullying. Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research VICI grant. 2017 - present
  • Entity: Journal of Evolutionary Psychology Advisory Board Member. 2014 - present
  • Entity: Journal of Social, Evolutionary and Cultural Psychology Editorial Board Member. 2013 - present
  • Entity: Evolution Institute Scientific Advisory Board. 2010 - present
  • Entity: Evolution and Human Behavior Editorial Board Member. 2006 - present

Internal Service

  • Reviewer for CSBS UROP applications. Reviewer, 2020 - 2020. service.
  • Research Advisory Committee. Member, 2018 - present. service.
  • Retention, Promotion, and Review (RPT) Policy Analysis Committee. Member, 2018 - 2019. service.
  • Personnel Committee. Member. Conduct Faculty Reviews, 2017 - 2019. service.
  • Consortium for Families and Health Research Executive Committee Member. Governance And Strategic Planning For Cfahr, 2017 - present. service.
  • Developmental Adaptations, Stress, and Health (DASH) research collaborative, Consortium for Families and Health Research. Director, 2016 - present. service.
  • Executive Committee, Department of Psychology. Member, 2016 - 2017. service.

Honors & Awards

  • Distinguished Contributions to Interdisciplinary Understanding of Child Development Award,. Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD), 2019
  • Elected Fellow. Association for Psychological Science, 2017

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