The Award for Distinguished Contributions to Theory and Research in Community Psychology

This award recognizes career achievements that have significantly contributed to knowledge within the community of psychology.

Sponsor: Division 27

Description

The Award for Distinguished Contributions to Theory and Research in Community Psychology is presented annually to an individual whose career of high quality and innovative research and scholarship has resulted in a significant contribution to the corpus of knowledge in community psychology.

Eligibility

The criteria for the award include:

  • Demonstrated positive impact on the quality of community theory and research.

  • Innovation in community theory and/or research; that is, scholarship of a path-breaking quality that introduces important new ideas and new findings. Such distinguished work often challenges prevailing conceptual frameworks, research approaches and/or empirical results.

  • A major single contribution or series of significant contributions with an enduring influence on community scholarship over time.

How to Apply

Nominations should include:

  • A letter of nomination detailing the basis for the nomination.

  • A 3-5 page biographical sketch of the nominee.

Please send nomination materials electronically to Maurice Elias, Chair of the Selection Committee.

Past Recipients
2014

Anne Brodsky, PhD

2013

Geoffrey Byron Nelson

2006

Kenneth Maton

2005

Abe Wandersman

2004

Roger Weissberg

2003

Lonnie Snowden

2002

Ana Mari Cauce

2001

Rhona Weinstein

2000

Stephanie Riger

1999

Irwin Sandler

1998

Dickon Reppucci

1997

Leonard Jason

1996

Marybeth Shinn

1995

Ed Trickett

1994

John Newbrough

1993

William Ryan

1992

Irwin Altman

1991

Kenneth Heller

1990

Edward Seidman

1989

Edward Zigler

1988

Richard Price

1987

Murray Levine

1986

Julian Rappaport

1985

George Fairweather

1984

George Spivack and Myrna Shure

1983

Rudolf Moos

1982

Charles Spielberger

1981

George Albee

1980

Barbara and Bruce Dohrenwend

1979

Emory Cowen

1978

James Kelly

1977

Bernard Bloom

1976

Ira Iscoe

1975

John Glidewell

1974

Seymour Sarason