Dr. Angeline Lillard

Angeline Lillard

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Dr. Angeline Lillard, an elected fellow of both the American Psychological Association and the Association for Psychological Science, is a professor of psychology at the University of Virginia. She received her doctorate in psychology from Stanford University in 1991, and she was awarded the American Psychological Association’s Boyd McCandless Award for Distinguished Early Career Contribution in 1999. Her book “Montessori: The Science Behind the Genius,” now in its third edition, received the Cognitive Development Society Book Award. She has published over 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals, including Science and Pediatrics, and her research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, and many private foundations.