Samuel J. Messick Distinguished Scientific Contributions Award
This award honors an individual who has a long and distinguished history of scientific contributions within the Division 5 fields of assessment, evaluation, measurement, research methods and/or statistics.
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.
This award was formerly known as the Division 5 Distinguished Scientific Contributions Award (1995-2001).
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.
Nomination materials should include:
A nomination letter and two other letters of support that describe the relevance, magnitude and breadth of the nominee’s scientific contributions to the fields of Division 5 throughout his/her career.
Current curriculum vitae of the nominee.
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.
Cecil Reynolds, PhD
Wayne F. Velicer, PhD
Alan S. Kaufman
Robert C. MacCallum
Scott E. Maxwell
Roderick P. McDonald
James H. Steiger
Ronald K. Hambleton
R. Darrell Bock
Robert P. Abelson
Robert L. Linn
Thomas D. Cook
Peter M. Bentler