The John E. Lochman Endowed Graduate Scholarship in Psychology was established in 2019, by Dr. John E. Lochman and Mrs. Linda Lochman of Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Dr. Lochman is a Saxon Professor Emeritus and Doddridge Saxon Chair Emeritus in the University of Alabama’s College of Arts and Sciences. Lochman joined the University of Alabama faculty in 1998 after 18 years of service at Duke University Medical Center, earning full professor at Duke University in 1996. He remains an adjunct professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Duke. The University of Alabama named Dr. Lochman director of the Center for Prevention of Youth Behavior Problems in 2006. He has more than 400 publications to his credit and has been affiliated with grant awards of more than $50 million over his career.
Lochman is the recipient of many honors and awards including the 2005 Frederick Moody Blackmon-Sarah McCorkle Moody Outstanding Professor Award at UA; the 2008 Burnum Distinguished Faculty Award, and the 2019 Lahoma Adams Buford Peace Award. He is a fellow with several organizations including the American Psychological Association, Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, Academy of Cognitive Therapy, American Academy of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, and the Association for Psychological Science. In 2014, the American Board of Professional Psychology honored him with an Award for Distinguished Service and Contributions to the Profession of Psychology. In recognition of research on childhood aggression and preventive interventions, the University Utrecht, the Netherlands, awarded Lochman an honorary doctorate in 2004.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology in 1971 from Purdue University and a master’s in psychology and a doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Connecticut in 1973 and 1977, respectively.
Priority shall be given to graduate students who are enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences and are pursuing a degree in clinical psychology with a preference for students interested in a research career related to prevention or intervention research or clinical child and adolescent psychology.