Award for Distinguished Contributions to Theory and Research in Community Psychology
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.
A plaque will be presented to the award recipient at the 2015 SCRA Biennial. During this time, the recipient will also provide an address, and she/he has the option to publish his/her address in the AJCP.
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.
All nominees must be SCRA members in the year of the nomination.
Please note: Individuals may only be nominated for one SCRA award per award cycle, and all nominees must be an active member of SCRA in the past one (1) membership renewal year unless otherwise stated in the call.
Initial nominations should be sent to SCRA Administrative Director Victoria Scott and include:
- The name and contact information of the nominee.
- A 250- to 500-word summary of the rationale for nomination
Anne Brodsky, PhD
Geoffrey Byron Nelson
Ana Mari Cauce
George Spivack and Myrna Shure
Barbara and Bruce Dohrenwend