APA Award for Distinguished Contributions to the International Advancement of Psychology
APA's Committee on International Relations in Psychology (CIRP) is seeking nominations for the 2016 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.
Candidates may be from any country and need not be APA members.
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:
APA Office of International Affairs
750 First Street, NE
Washington, DC, 20002-4242
Judith Torney-Purta, PhD
Award address: International Psychological Research That Matters for Policy and Practice (PDF, 575KB)
Puncky Paul Heppner, PhD
Award address: Expanding the Conceptualization and Measurement of Applied Problem Solving and Coping (PDF, 79KB)
Ruben Ardila, PhD; Frederick T.L. Leong, PhD
Award address: The Nature of Psychology: The Great Dilemmas (PDF, 66KB)
Michael Cole, PhD
Award address: Internationalism in Psychology: We Need It Now More Than Ever (PDF, 92KB)
Gary B. Melton, PhD; Charles D. Spielberger, PhD
Ronald P. Rohmer, PhD
Thomas D. Oakland, PhD
Stanley C. Krippner, PhD
Florence W. Kaslow, PhD; Juris G. Draguns, PhD
Edwin A. Fleishman, PhD
Mark R. Rosenzweig, PhD
Florence L. Denmark, PhD; Anthony J. Marsella, PhD
Paul B. Baltes, PhD; Wayne H. Holtzman, PhD
Frances M. Culbertson, PhD; Harry C. Triandis, PhD
Çigdem Kagitçibasi, PhD
Henry David, PhD
Otto Klineberg, PhD