Terrie Moffitt

Awards & Honors

  • 2018: Article in Science (see article)
  • 2018: Paul Hoch Award from the American Psychopathological
  • 2018: Matilda White Riley Lecture for Excellence in the Behavioral and Social Sciences, NIH Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (selected in 2017 but deferred to 2018)
  • 2017: New Zealand Prime Minister’s Science Prize to the Dunedin Study team (see announcement)
  • 2017: Honorary Doctorate from the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
  • 2017: Otago University’s Research Group Award to the Dunedin Study team
  • 2016: David Rowe Award from the Biosocial Criminology Association
  • 2016: Avielle Luminary Prize
  • 2016: Distinguished Scientific Contributions, American Psychological Association (see announcement)
  • 2014: Honorary Doctorate, University of Basel, Switzerland
  • 2014: Listed in The Worlds Most Influential Scientific Minds: 2014 (ScienceWatch.com) and also Thomas Reuters Highly Cited Research
  • 2014: E-risk Study awarded the King's Award for Research Project of the Year
  • 2013: Named among the world's top 400 biomedical scientists (European Journal of Clinical Investigation)
  • 2013: Duke University Alumni Faculty Fellow
  • 2012: Named one of the top 10 Criminologists worldwide (Scholarly Influence in Criminology and Criminal Justice, NY: Nova publishers)
  • 2010: Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize for Productive Youth Development (with A. Caspi)
  • 2010: Ruane Prize for Outstanding Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Research from NARSAD (with A. Caspi)
  • 2010: Fellowship of King's College London
  • 2009: The Klaus-Grawe Prize for the Advancement of Innovative Research in Clinical Psychology from the Klaus-Grawe Foundation for the Advancement of Psychotherapy Research and the German Psychological Society
  • 2008: Thorsten Sellin Fellow of the American Academy of Political & Social Sciences
  • 2008: Rema Lapouse Award for Significant Contributions to the Scientific Understanding of Epidemiology and Control of Mental Disorders, American Public Health Association (with A. Caspi)
  • 2008: Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award, ISSBD, International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development
  • 2007: The Stockholm Prize in Criminology
  • 2006: Division 53 of the American Psychological Association Distinguished Research Contributions Award (Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology)
  • 2005: ISI Highly Cited Researcher in Psychiatry/Psychology
  • 2005: Who's Who in the UK
  • 2005: Elected to Academia Europaea
  • 2005: Fellow of the American Psychopathological Association
  • 2004: Fellow of the British Academy
  • 2003: American Psychological Association Eleanor Maccoby Book Award
  • 2003: Fellow of the American Society of Criminology
  • 2003: The (London) Times, named among the 50 people most influencing Britain's health
  • 2002: Royal Society - Wolfson Research Merit Award
  • 2002: John P. Hill Memorial Award from the Society for Research in Adolescence
  • 1999: Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences
  • 1997: Kellett Mid-Career Award from the University of Wisconsin
  • 1994: Vilas Associate Award from the University of Wisconsin
  • 1993: Distinguished Scientific Award for Early Career Contribution to Psychology from the American Psychological Association
  • 1992: H.I. Romnes Faculty Fellow Award from the University of Wisconsin
  • 1984: New Investigator Award from the National Institute of Mental Health
  • 1982: U.S. Department of Justice Graduate Research Fellow