Aletha Huston, PhD

Year Inducted


Career Field

Human Development


  • Former Co-Director of the Center for Research on the Influence of Television on Children at KU
  • 1988: KU  Irvin Youngberg Award for Outstanding Achievement in Applied Sciences
  • 1990: American Alliance for Theater and Education Special Recognition Award for Service to the Field
  • 1992: One of ten members of the National Television Council
  • 1992: American Psychological Association’s Award for Distinguished Contribution to Psychology and the Media for her book, Big World, Small Screen: The Role of Television in American Society
  • 1994: University of Kansas Distinguished Professor of Human Development and Family Life