Prof. Loftus awarded Ulysses Medal from University College Dublin


Prof. Loftus receiving medal

Distinguished Professor of Psychological Science and Law Elizabeth Loftus has been awarded the Ulysses Medal from University College Dublin.

The Ulysses Medal is the highest honor awarded by the university, named in recognition of its revered alumnus James Joyce. The medal is awarded to individuals whose work has made an outstanding global contribution. Former recipients have included Stephen L. Buchwald, Noam Chomsky, President Bill Clinton, Barry Trost, Sir Stephen O’Rahilly and Peter Doherty.

Prof. Loftus accepted the medal at the University College Dublin School of Psychology’s 60th Anniversary Public Lecture Series on Nov. 28, 2018, where she delivered the keynote address titled “The Fiction of Memory.”