Jacob Cohen Award for Distinguished Contributions to Teaching and Mentoring

This award recognizes demonstrated excellence in teaching/mentoring.

Sponsor: Division 5

Description

This award recognizes demonstrated excellence in teaching and mentoring within the Division 5 fields of assessment, evaluation, measurement, research methods and/or statistics, or who shows substantial promise for such contributions.

Award recipients attending the APA Annual Convention will receive the following:

  • An invitation to present at the convention (length varies by award).

  • A cash award of $500 to help offset travel expenses to the convention. 

All award recipients will also receive:

  • An honorary one-year membership to Division 5.

  • An awards plaque and a place in history.

Eligibility
  • Neither the nominator nor nominee need be a current or former member of either APA or Division 5.

  • Both self-nominations and nominations of others will be considered. Nominees at all stages of their career will be considered.

How to Apply

Nomination materials should include:

  1. A nomination letter and two other letters of support that describe distinguished teaching and mentoring through teaching evaluations, awards or testimonials; the nominee’s impact on student career trajectories; and the nominee’s impact via public dissemination, such as workshops, conference presentations, books, web sites or involvement in public media.

  2. Current curriculum vitae of the nominee.

  3. The names, affiliations, email addresses, telephone numbers and mailing addresses of the nominee, the nominator and those writing letters of support.

Please send all requested nomination materials to the Award Committee Chair Mark Daniel.

Past Recipients
2014

Bruce Thompson, PhD

2013

Todd D. Little, PhD

2012

Charles M. Judd
Gary H. McClelland

2011

Gregory R. Hancock

2010

Ronald K. Hambleton

2009

Lawrence J. Hubert

2008

Kurt F. Geisinger

2007

Hariharan Swaminathan

2006

Stephen G. West

2005

Roger Kirk

2004

Liora Schmelkin

2003

Lisa L. Harlow
Abigail T. Panter

2002

Barbara M. Byrne

2001

Leona S. Aiken