Elizabeth “Libby” Douvan Junior Scholars Fund in Life Course Development

Established to honor Libby Douvan, who dedicated her life to breaking boundaries, studying the evolving roles of women and fostering success among those most in need of support and encouragement.

ISR psychologists Steve Withey and Elizabeth “Libby” Douvan (center) with two girl scouts. In 1956 Douvan directed a study for the Girl Scouts of America, whose results provided some of the earliest baseline data for describing the adolescent population of the United States.