The Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Concerns Outstanding Achievement Awards

These awards recognize psychologists for significant contributions to the mission of CLGBTC.

Sponsor: Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Concerns

Description

The Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Concerns (CLGBTC) of the American Psychological Association (APA) annually presents one or two Outstanding Achievement Awards to recognize psychologists for significant contributions to the mission of CLGBTC. This mission is to:

  • Study and evaluate on an ongoing basis how the issues and concerns of lesbian, gay male, bisexual and transgender psychologists can best be dealt with.

  • Encourage objective and unbiased research in areas relevant to lesbian, gay male, bisexual and transgender adults and youths, and the social impact of such research.

  • Examine the consequences of inaccurate information and stereotypes about lesbian, gay male, bisexual and transgender adults and youths in clinical practice.

  • Develop educational materials for distribution to psychologists and others.

  • Make recommendations regarding the integration of these issues into the APA's activities to further the cause of the civil and legal rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender psychologists within the profession. (APA Association Rule 150-4).

Eligibility

Nominees may have made significant contributions to CLGBTC's mission either through direct CLGBTC service or through independent work. The contributions may be of a scientific, professional, educational, leadership or political nature.

No current members of CLGBTC or staff of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Concerns Program at the time of the award are eligible for consideration.

How to Apply

All nominations should include:

  • A letter of nomination including a brief description of the specific achievements and contributions of the nominee (500 word maximum).

  • A current curriculum vitae.

  • The names of three people who have been asked by the nominator to send reference letters by the deadline.

  • The deadline for nominations is May 1.

Send nominations and supporting materials by mail to:

CLGBTC Awards
Public Interest Directorate
American Psychological Association
750 First Street, N.E.
Washington, D.C. 20002-4242

Or via email to CLGBTC.

Past Recipients

2014

Charles Silverstein, PhD and José Toro-Alfonso, PhD

2013

Maria Cecilia Zea, PhD

2012

Robert-Jay Green, PhD

2011

Lisa M. Diamond, PhD and Ilan H. Meyer, PhD

2010

Judith M. Glassgold, PsyD and Jane M. Simoni, PhD

2009

Sari H. Dworkin, PhD and Margaret S. Schneider, PhD

2008

No Awards Given

2007

Arnold H. Grossman, PhD and Gary William Harper, PhD

2006

Perry N. Halkitis, PhD

2005

Armand E. Cerbone, PhD, ABPP and Ruth E. Fassinger, PhD

2004

Susan D. Cochran, PhD, MS

2003

James M. Croteau, PhD

2002

Douglas C. Haldeman, PhD, Howard S. Kurtzman, PhD and Esther D. Rothblum, PhD

2001

Robin A. Buhrke, PhD and Terry S. Gock, PhD

2000

Catherine Acuff, PhD and Christine M. Browning, PhD

1999

Oliva Espin, PhD

1998

Connie S. Chan, PhD

1997

Charlotte J. Patterson, PhD

1996

Beverly Greene, PhD and Harold Kooden, PhD

1995

Anthony R. D'Augelli, PhD and Patricia Hawkins, PhD

1994

Linda D. Garnets, PhD and Eduardo S. Morales, PhD

1993

No Awards Given

1992

Gregory Herek, PhD and Adrienne Smith, PhD

1991

John Gonsiorek, PhD and Barbara Sang, PhD

1990

Martin Rogers, PhD

1989

Laura Brown, PhD and Douglas Kimmel, PhD

1988

Gerald Davison, PhD and Alan Malyon, PhD

1987

Kristin Hancock, PhD and William Paul, PhD

1986

Evelyn Hooker, PhD, Stephen Morin, PhD, Anne Peplau, PhD and George Weinberg, PhD