Richard Jessor
Distinguished Professor
Institute of Behavioral Science

Awards and Honors

Doctor of Science, honoris causa, awarded by Regents of the University of Colorado, June 2015.
Named Distinguished Professor by the Regents of the University of Colorado, December 8, 2005.
Recipient of the "Outstanding Achievement in Adolescent Medicine Award for 2005" from the Society for Adolescent Medicine, April 1, 2005.
Designated "Highly Cited Researcher" by the Institute for Scientific Information in the category of "Social Science: General," 2003.
Recipient of the Robert L. Stearns Award for Extraordinary Achievement, University of Colorado, May 8, 2001.
Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, California, 1995-96.
Gallagher Lecturer, Society for Adolescent Medicine, Seattle, Washington, March 22, 1987.
Recipient of the University of Colorado Faculty Research Lectureship Award, 1981-1982.
National Institute of Mental Health Special Research Fellow, 1965-1966, Harvard-Florence Research Project, Firenze, Italy.
Social Science Research Council Post-doctoral Fellow, 1956-1957, University of California, Berkeley.
Social Science Research Council Fellow, Interdisciplinary Summer Seminar on Occupational Choice, Ohio State University, 1954.
Social Science Research Council Pre-doctoral Fellow, 1950-51, Ohio State and Yale University.