Professor funded by the Foundation shares his recent findings in autism research

June 9, 2020

Kevin Pelphrey, the Harrison-Wood Jefferson Scholars Foundation Professor, shares the progress he has made in his autism research since arriving at U.Va. last fall. He attributes much of his progress to the unique level of collaboration across departments and schools at the University.


Kevin Pelphrey

Harrison-Wood Professor



The Jefferson Scholars Foundation, like its namesake, knows that virtue and talent come from all walks of life. Indeed it is this knowledge that drives the Foundation to search the world over for its recipients.

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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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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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