Silvia Helena Koller

Retired Full Professor and Chair of the Center for Psychological Studies of At Risk Youth and Families in the Department of Psychology at the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, and Extraordinary Professor at the North-West University, South Africa

About the author:

I am interested in child development in the Global South and bioecological engagement

What I want to achieve:

I would like to promote the research we are doing in the Global South internationally.

Awards & accomplishments:

  • SRA Outstanding Scholarly Contribution to Adolescence in the Majority World Award (2023)
  • International Fellowship of the International Applied Psychology Association, Canada (2018)
  • North-West University, South Africa – Institutional Research Excellence Awards, South Africa (2018)
  • International Fellowship of the International Society for Study of Behavioral Development, Australia (2017)
  • Rubén Ardila Scientific Psychological Research Award – Foundation for the Advance in Psychology, Colombia (2017)
  • Extraordinary Professor at North-West University, South Africa (2015)
  • International Fellowship of the Society for Research on Adolescence, USA (2010)
  • International Fellowship of the Association for Psychological Science, USA (2010)
  • Honorary Professor at Universidad Autónoma del Peru (2009)
  • Honorary Professor at Universidad de Chiclayo, Peru (2007)
  • Researcher of the Year in Psychology and Education, FAPERGS [Brazilian State Research Agency], Brazil (1998)