Distinguished Professional Service Award

This award honors outstanding service at the local, state, or national level that reflects a significant contribution to the Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity or promotes positive policy changes that enhance the well-being of men.

Sponsor: Division 51


Eligibility criteria include long-term service contributions and positive impact on Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity or public policy.  Nominee does not need to be a member of Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity.

How to Apply

Any member of SPSMM may make a nomination.  All nomination materials must be submitted in one complete packet by the nominator to the Awards Committee Chair.  This packet should include four copies of the following: A cover letter detailing the award and the person being nominated; Two letters of support from individuals other than the nominator; The nominee's vita (if available); A phone number where the nominated person can be reached (can be included in the cover letter); Researcher of the Year nominations should indicate publications for which the nominee is being honored.  This information can be detailed  in the cover letter or in a separate document. Please send applications to Dr. Mark Stevens at:

Mark Stevens, Ph.D.
University Counseling Services
Bayramian Hall 520
California State University Northridge
18111 Nordhof St.
Northridge, CA 91330cook

Past Recipients

Wizdom Powell, PhD