APA Award for Distinguished Contributions to the International Advancement of Psychology

This award honors an individual who has made sustained and enduring contributions to international cooperation and the advancement of knowledge in psychology.

Deadline: July 1, 2015

Sponsor: Committee on International Relations in Psychology (CIRP)

Description

APA's Committee on International Relations in Psychology (CIRP) is seeking nominations for the 2015 Award for Distinguished Contributions to the International Advancement of Psychology. This award recognizes distinguished and enduring lifetime contributions to the international cooperation and advancement of knowledge in psychology.

Eligibility

Candidates may be from any country and need not be APA members.

How to Apply

Nominations must include:

  • Cover letter of nomination

  • Supporting type-written statement of up to 500 words that traces the nominee’s cumulative record of enduring contributions to the international advancement of psychology

  • List of selected relevant publications 

  • Current curriculum vitae

  • Letters of support from three to five people familiar with the nominee's work indicating their assessment of the nominee's contributions

  • Any other material necessary to fully represent the nominee's contributions.

Nominations will be screened by the APA Committee on International Relations in Psychology, which will make recommendations to the APA Board of Directors for their designation of the awardee.

Nominations and supporting materials may be sent in electronic or paper format.

For electronic submissions, please send supporting documents as email attachments in MS Word or PDF format. Each file must be labeled with the nominee's name and document type (e.g., Smith-vita). Please put "Distinguished Contribution Award" in the email subject line. Send submission to Sally Leverty in the Office of International Affairs.

For paper submissions, send all documents in one package to:

Sally Leverty
Award Nominations
APA Office of International Affairs
750 First Street, NE
Washington, DC, 20002-4242
USA

Past Recipients
2014

Saths Cooper, PhD

2013

Maria Cristina Richaud, PhD and Fons van de Vijver, PhD

2012

Fanny Cheung, PhD and Dan Landis, PhD
Award address: Mainstreaming Culture in Psychology (PDF, 106KB)

2011

Dan Olweus, PhD

2010

Paul Pedersen, PhD

2009

Judith Torney-Purta, PhD 
Award address: International Psychological Research That Matters for Policy and Practice (PDF, 575KB)

2008

Puncky Paul Heppner, PhD
Award address: Expanding the Conceptualization and Measurement of Applied Problem Solving and Coping (PDF, 79KB)

2007

Ruben Ardila, PhD; Frederick T.L. Leong, PhD
Award address: The Nature of Psychology: The Great Dilemmas (PDF, 66KB)

2006

Michael Cole, PhD 
Award address: Internationalism in Psychology: We Need It Now More Than Ever (PDF, 92KB)

2005

Gary B. Melton, PhD; Charles D. Spielberger, PhD

2004

Ronald P. Rohmer, PhD

2003

Thomas D. Oakland, PhD

2002

Stanley C. Krippner, PhD

2000

Florence W. Kaslow, PhD; Juris G. Draguns, PhD

1998/1999

Edwin A. Fleishman, PhD

1997

Mark R. Rosenzweig, PhD

1996

Florence L. Denmark, PhD; Anthony J. Marsella, PhD

1995

Paul B. Baltes, PhD; Wayne H. Holtzman, PhD

1994

Frances M. Culbertson, PhD; Harry C. Triandis, PhD

1993

Çigdem Kagitçibasi, PhD

1992

Henry David, PhD

1991

Otto Klineberg, PhD