Melissa Clearfield named consulting editor for Developmental Psychology

January 21, 2013

Melissa Clearfield

Melissa Clearfield, associate professor of psychology, was recently named consulting editor for Developmental Psychology, a top-tier journal in the field. The appointment is for the calendar year 2013. Clearfield was nominated for this position by her professional colleagues based on her record of publication. Her responsibilities include reviewing all submitted manuscripts in her area of expertise and determining whether or not to publish them; the journal’s rejection rate is higher than 70 percent.