Gage is the Winner of the 2023 Department of Psychology Staff Excellence Award
Rachel Gage, Lab Manager for CATSS, is the 2023 Department of Psychology Staff Excellence Award winner.
Gage was nominated by faculty and graduate students from the CATSS lab. They noted the important role Rachel plays in supporting CATSS research via the key role she plays in recruiting and testing visually impaired participants. Additionally, Rachel helps to facilitate the success of lab members, many of whom are visually impaired themselves. The CATSS lab is internationally recognized for leadership in studies of low vision. Nominators specifically commented on “Rachel’s high-quality work in the lab, and her work on behalf of people with vision disabilities, contributing to the Department’s goal of enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion.”
The Psychology Staff Excellence Award recognizes staff who have demonstrated excellence and professionalism in their overall performance and who have made meaningful contributions to their unit and/or the Department of Psychology. Winners were nominated by their supervisors and at least one additional nominator.