Kevin Pelphrey


Professor Pelphrey joined the faculty in fall 2018 with dual appointments in the Curry School of Education and Human Development and the School of Medicine. His research uses brain science to develop biologically based tools for detection and stratification and individually tailored treatments for individuals with autism.



The Jefferson Fellowship is the premier graduate fellowship offered at the University of Virginia. Based solely on merit, the Fellowship seeks to attract Ph.D. and M.B.A. candidates.

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The Jefferson Scholarship is the premier undergraduate scholarship at the University of Virginia. Scholars are selected through a rigorous selection process that is based on exceptional performance in the areas of leadership, scholarship and citizenship.

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David and Jane Walentas

A transformational gift for UVA — $100 million to benefit first-generation students

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