Psychology professor receives Distinguished Scientist Award

Philip C. Kendall, professor of psychology at Temple, will receive the 2014 Society for the Science of Clinical Psychology Distinguished Scientist Award for his work in clinical psychology. The award is given out each year by the Society for the Science of Clinical Psychology, a part of the Association for Psychological Science, to a scientist who has made a contribution to the science of clinical psychology. His work includes the treatment of anxiety disorders in youth, and the conceptualizing and understanding of the psychopathology and treatment of children and adolescents. Kendall is the author of more than 450 publications, including treatment manuals and workbooks that have been translated into other languages. He also is a former recipient of Temple’s Great Teacher Award and the inaugural winner of the Research Recognition Award from the Anxiety Disorders Association of America.