Elizabeth Loftus, distinguished professor of social ecology, has been awarded the Ulysses Medal from University College Dublin. The Ulysses Medal is the highest honor awarded by the university and honors individuals whose work has made an outstanding global contribution.
The Ulysses medal is named in recognition of its revered alumnus James Joyce. Past recipients include Stephen L. Buchwald, Noam Chomsky, President Bill Clinton, Barry Trost, Sir Stephen O’Rahilly and Peter Doherty.
Loftus accepted the medal at the University College Dublin School of Psychology’s 60th Anniversary Public Lecture Series on November 28, 2018, and delivered the keynote address titled “The Fiction of Memory.”