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Awards and Credentials

  1. Fellow, American Psychological Association, Association for Psychological Science, and American Association for the Advancement of Science
  2. Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award, California Psychological Association
  3. Named as “Top 10” Author with respect to empirical productivity, in “Scholarly Publications in Clinical Psychology Ph.D. Programs,” by Stewart, Wu, & Roberts, Journal of Clinical Psychology, 2007

Stephen Hinshaw Ph.D.


Dr. Hinshaw received his B.A. in Psychology and Social Relations from Harvard (summa cum laude) and his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from UCLA in 1983. He was a postdoctoral fellow at UC San Francisco and, after teaching at UCLA, joined the Berkeley faculty in 1990. An expert in developmental psychopathology and the stigmatization of mental illness, he has particular expertise in causal and maintaining factors for child and adolescent mental disorders, clinical trials, and longitudinal investigations.

Dr. Hinshaw has published over 200 articles, chapters, and reviews plus seven books. He has received over $13 million in federal research grants. He is past president of the International Society for Research in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology and the Society for Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. He is also editor of Psychological Bulletin, the most cited journal in psychology, and is the recipient of the Distinguished Teaching Award from the College of Letters and Sciences at Berkeley.