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Psychology’s Schwebel Wins Ireland Prize for Scholarly Distinction

  • April 09, 2013
David Schwebel, Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) associate dean in the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) and professor of psychology, has been selected as recipient of the 2013 Caroline P. and Charles W. Ireland Prize for Scholarly Distinction.
David Schwebel sDavid Schwebel, Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) associate dean in the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) and professor of psychology, has been selected as recipient of the 2013 Caroline P. and Charles W. Ireland Prize for Scholarly Distinction. Schwebel, director of the UAB Youth Safety Lab, researches the prevention of unintentional injuries of children and adolescents. He is renowned for his work with pedestrian safety in crosswalks.

Each year UAB presents the Ireland Prize to a full-time faculty member of CAS to recognize professional and academic achievements and contributions made to the university and local community.