Minority Fellowship Program Achievement Awards

These awards recognize MFP alumni who have made exceptional contributions to racial and ethnic psychology in the areas of research, public service, teaching and training, or innovations in treatment.

Sponsor: Public Interest Directorate Minority Fellowship Program

Description

Awards will be presented at the APA convention during the MFP Achievement Awards, Poster Session and Social Hour. Nominations are being accepted for the following award categories:

  • Early Career Award for Distinguished Contributions

  • Dalmas A. Taylor Distinguished Contributions Award

  • James M. Jones Lifetime Achievement Award

Eligibility

Nominees must be alumni Minority Fellowship Program recipients with earned doctorates. Eligibility for specific award categories is based on the following years of experience after receiving a doctoral degree:

  • Early Career Award for Distinguished Contributions: five to 10 years of professional experience.

  • Dalmas A. Taylor Distinguished Contributions Award: 11 to 25 years of professional experience.

  • James M. Jones Lifetime Achievement Award: more than 25 years of professional experience.

A list of eligible fellows by award category can be found on MFP's online nomination system.

How to Apply

MFP fellows meeting the eligibility criteria may self-nominate or be nominated by others. All individuals submitting a nomination must include a nomination form and letter. Fellows who are self-nominating must also submit:

  • Current CV.

  • Two letters of reference (may be submitted separately by the recommenders).

  • Two letters from students (only for those nominated in the Teaching and Training category).

  • Relevant publication reprints.

  • Other professional materials or commendations relevant to the award.

All nomination materials must be submitted via MFP's online nomination system.

Past Recipients

Read the bios of the most recent award recipients.

2013

Monica Ulibarri, PhD (Early Career — Research)
Helen A. Neville, PhD (Dalmas Taylor — Research)
Barbara W. K. Yee, PhD (James Jones — Teaching and Training)
Kamana'opono M. Crabbe, PhD (Special Award)

2012

E. J. R. David, PhD (Early Career — Research)
Jeanette Altarriba, PhD (Dalmas Taylor — Research)
Kermit A. Crawford, PhD (James Jones)

2011

Carlos Valiente, PhD (Early Career — Research)
Michele Cooley-Strickland, PhD (Dalmas Taylor — Research)
Ana Mari Cauce, PhD (James Jones)
Melba J.T. Vasquez, PhD (Special Award)

2010

Armando Pina, PhD (Early Career — Research)
Frederick Leong, PhD (Dalmas Taylor — Research)
Faye Belgrave, PhD (James Jones)

2009

Wei-Chin Hwang, PhD (Early Career — Research)
Lynda Brown-Wright, PhD (Dalmas Taylor — Research)
Hortensia Amaro, PhD (James Jones)

2008

Lawrence Yang, PhD (Early Career — Research)
Ana Abraido-Lanza, PhD (Dalmas Taylor — Research)
Thomas Parham, PhD (James Jones)

2007

Don Operario, PhD (Early Career — Research)
Steven Lopez, PhD (Dalmas Taylor — Research)
Larke Nahme Huang, PhD (James Jones)

2005

Richard Lee, PhD (Early Career — Teaching and Training)
Hope Landrine, PhD (Dalmas Taylor — Public Service)

2004

Sumie Okazaki, PhD (Early Career — Research)
Christine Iijima Hall, PhD (Dalmas Taylor — Public Service)
Melba J.T. Vasquez, PhD (James Jones)

2002

Ana Mari Cauce, PhD (Dalmas Taylor — Research and Policy)

2001

Hirokazu Yoshikawa, PhD (Early Career — Research)
Hortensia Amaro, PhD (Dalmas Taylor — Research)

2000

Faye Belgrave, PhD (Dalmas Taylor — Research)

1997

Judith Arroyo, PhD (Early Career Teaching and Training)
Deborah Johnson, PhD ( Research)
Sherry Davis Molock, PhD (Teaching and Training)
Robert Sellers, PhD (Research)
Beverly Daniel Tatum, PhD (Public Service)

1996

Isiaah Crawford, PhD (Research)
Joseph Horvat, Jr., PhD (Teaching and Training)
Connie Hunt, PhD (Public Service)
Robert Jagers, PhD (Research)

1995

Jeanette Altarriba, PhD (Early Career — Teaching and Training)
Sandra Lewis, PsyD (Public Service)
Richard Major, PhD (Research)
Jennifer Moy West, PhD (Innovations in Treatment)

1994

Marjorie Hill, PhD (Public Service)
Hope Landrine, PhD (Research)
Jeffery Scott Mio, PhD (Teaching and Training)

1993

Faye Belgrave, PhD (Research)
Deborah Ridley Brome, PhD (Teaching and Training)
Connie Chan, PhD (Innovations in Treatment)
Fernando Cordero, PhD (Public Service)

1992

Ana Mari Cauce, PhD (Research )
Christine Iijima Hall, PhD (Public Service)
Frederick T.L. Leong, PhD (Teaching and Training)
Iris Zavala-Martinez, PhD (Public Service)

1991

Steven Lopez, PhD (Research)
Hortensia Amaro, PhD (Public Service)
Curtis Branch, PhD (Teaching and Training)
Maria Root, PhD (Innovations in Treatment)

1990

Deborah Coates, PhD (Innovations in Treatment)
Anthony Jackson, PhD (Public Service)
Donna Nagata, PhD (Research)
Carmen Vazquez, PhD (Teaching and Training)

1989

Thomas A. Parham, PhD (Research)
Cynthia Telles, PhD (Public Service)
Melba J. T. Vasquez, PhD (Teaching and Training)