Andrew N. Meltzoff, Ph.D. - CV

Professor and Co-Director

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Educational Background

Oxford University, Ph.D., 1976
Harvard University, B.A., 1972

Academic Positions Held

University of Washington
Professor, Psychology, 1988-present
Adjunct Professor, College of Education, 2004-present
Adjunct Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences,
   School of Medicine, 1989-present
Adjunct Professor, Speech & Hearing Sciences, 1997-present
Associate Professor, Psychology, 1984-1988
Research Instructor/Assistant Professor, 1977-1984

Awards and Professional Offices

APS William James Fellow Award (Association for Psychological Science, 2020)
APA Award for Distinguished Contributions to Developmental Psychology (American Psychological Association,
Division 7, 2020)
50 Most Influential Living Psychologists (2022)
Simms/Mann Foundation Award (2018)
Kurt Koffka Medal (Germany, 2016)
Super-Hero for Washington State Families. ParentMap Magazine (2014)
Kenneth Craig Research Award, Cambridge University, England (2005)
Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, Outstanding Research Award (2005)
National Institutes of Health MERIT Award (1998-2008)
APS James McKeen Cattell Sabbatical Award (1990-1991)
Elected Member
National Academy of Education (elected 2023)
American Academy of Arts & Sciences (elected 2009)
Washington State Academy of Sciences (elected 2010)
Norwegian Academy of Science & Letters, Inducted as foreign member (elected 1996)
Society of Experimental Psychologists (elected 2016)
Cognitive Science Society (elected 2014)
Association for Psychological Science (elected 1989)
American Psychological Association (elected 1988)
American Association for the Advancement of Science (elected 1986)
Editorial Boards
Associate Editor, Developmental Science (2000-2010)
Associate Editor, British Journal of Developmental Psychology (1988-1998)
Editorial Board, Infancy (1999-2004)
Editorial Board, Developmental Psychobiology (1999-2002)
Editorial Board, Journal of Cognition and Development (1999-2002)
Editorial Board, Infant Behavior and Development (1983-1999)
Editorial Board, Cognitive Development (1995-1999)
Editorial Board, Child Development (1984-1988)
Professional Offices
Advisory Board, School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Amrita University, India (2022-present)
International Research Advisory Board, Self-Regulation Institute, Toronto, Canada (2018-2020)
Board of Directors, Zero to Three, Washington, DC (2015-present)
Scientific Advisory Board, Bezos Family Foundation (2015-2020)
Board of Advisors, Bay Area Discovery Museum, Center for Childhood Creativity (2013-present)
Board, National Academy of Sciences and Institute of Medicine, National Research Council Board on Children, Youth, and Families (2010-2013)
Board of Directors, Foundation for Early Learning (2000-2009)
Board of Trustees, University Child Development School (1993-1997)
Current/Recent Research Grants
Meltzoff, A. N. (co-Principal Investigator).
  ‘World values of conversational AI and the consequences for human-AI interaction.’ National Science Foundation (IIS-2230466). 2023-2026.
Meltzoff (co-Principal Investigator).
  ‘Counteracting stereotypes to boost girls' interest and participation in computer science.’ National Science Foundation
  (DRL-2122488). 2021-2024.
Meltzoff, A. N. (Principal Investigator).
  ‘Altruism, sharing, and prosocial behaviors in human infants.’ Templeton World Charity Foundation
  (TWCF-0520). 2021-2023.
Meltzoff, A. N. (co-Principal Investigator).
  ‘Gender stereotypes in STEM: Exploring developmental patterns for prevention.’ Institute for Education Sciences
  (R305A180167). 2018-2022.
Meltzoff, A. N. (Principal Investigator).
  ‘Development of neural body maps in infants.’ National Science Foundation
  (SMA-1540619). 2015-2019.