Ellen M. Markman, PhD

Ellen M. Markman

Ellen M. Markman, Ph.D., is the Lewis M. Terman Professor of Psychology and the senior associate dean for the social sciences at Stanford University. In 2003, Ellen was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the National Academy of Sciences.  She has received the American Psychological Association’s Outstanding Mentoring Award, and the Association for Psychological Science honored her with the William James Lifetime Achievement Award for Basic Research. Much of her research has focused on a range of topics in cognitive and early language development. One current research project is applying state of the art research in cognitive development to lay the groundwork for an early elementary school curriculum on nutrition. (Stanford, CA)