In Honor Of


The FABBS’s “In Honor Of…” program recognizes eminent, senior scientists who have made important and lasting contributions to the sciences of mind, brain, and behavior.

Current Honoree

In Honor Of…E. Tory Higgins
Honoring scientists who have made important and lasting contributions to the sciences of mind, brain, and behavior.

E. Tory Higgins, PhD
Stanley Schachter Professor of Psychology and Professor of Business
Columbia University
Tory Higgins is the Stanley Schachter Professor of Psychology, Professor of Business, and Director of the Motivation Science Center at Columbia. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. He is the author of Beyond Pleasure and Pain: How Motivation Works, and Focus:Use Different Ways of Seeing the World for Success and Influence (with Hiedi Grant Halverson). He gave the University Lecture at Columbia University and received Columbia’s Presidential Award for Outstanding Teaching. He is a member of the Wall of Fame (Society for Personality and Social Psychology) and received the Ambady Award for Mentoring Excellence (Society for Personality and Social Psychology).

E. Tory Higgins has received the Thomas M. Ostrom Award in Social Cognition, the Donald T. Campbell Award for Outstanding Contributions to Social Psychology (Society of Personality and Social Psychology), the Lifetime Contribution Award (International Society for Self & Identity), the Distinguished Scientist Award (the Society of Experimental Social Psychology), the Anneliese Maier

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Selection Process

Is there an eminent, senior scientist to whom you would like to pay tribute, while simultaneously demonstrating your support for the sciences of mind, brain, and behavior? Through Fabbs “In Honor Of…” program, individuals can make donations that recognize senior scientists for his or her achievements and contributions.

The FABBS Foundation Board will periodically select honorees who have been nominated by their peers. These individuals will receive recognition on our website, including a biographical sketch, photograph, and listing of those who contributed to the honoree’s campaign. This is a wonderful way to pay tribute to someone who has had a lasting impact on our sciences.

We encourage you to submit nominations for the “In Honor Of…” program to the Executive Director.