Carolyn Black Becker ’90
Carolyn Black Becker ’90, a professor of psychology at Trinity University, was awarded the Dr. and Mrs. Z.T. Scott Faculty Fellowship for her teaching and advising work at theuniversity. Recipients receive a cash award to pursue research and other areas of professional development. Becker has made long-lasting contributions to Trinity and many other undergraduate institutions by promoting a positive body image for college women. In collaboration with Delta Delta Delta’s national organization and other sororities at Trinity, she created the Reflections: Body Image Program, which received accolades for being effective in promoting healthy body image and preventing eating disorders. Becker was also recently named as one of two researchers to receive a National Institutes of Health grant for a study aimed at improving the health of female athletes in college. During the 2011–12 academic year, she was a residential fellow at Stanford University’s Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences.