Charles L. Brewer Distinguished Teaching of Psychology Award

$2,000 to recognize a significant career of contributions of a psychologist who is an exceptional teacher of psychology.

Deadline: December 1, 2014

Sponsor: APF

Description

This award recognizes a significant career of contributions of a psychologist who has a proven track record as an exceptional teacher of psychology. The awardee receives a plaque, a $2,000 award and an all-expense paid round trip to the APA Annual Convention, where the award is presented. Awardees are also invited to give a special address.

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Eligibility

Nominees must demonstrate and will be rated on the following dimensions:

  • Demonstrated influence as a teacher whose students became outstanding psychologists: names and careers of nominee's students and evidence of influence as a teacher of them.
  • Development of effective teaching methods and/or teaching materials.
  • Engagement in significant research or other creative activity on teaching.
  • Development of innovative curricula and courses: description and sample of innovation and evidence of its successful utilization.
  • Outstanding performance as a teacher in and outside the classroom: student ratings, enrollment figures, evaluative observation by colleagues, teaching awards and other forms of prior recognition.
  • An especially effective trainer of teachers of psychology: description of the contributions and evidence of effectiveness.
  • Outstanding teaching of advanced research methods and practice in psychology (advanced undergraduate, graduate or other): description of classroom and mentoring roles.
  • Responsible for administrative facilitation of outstanding teaching: description of administrative actions and results on teaching programs; evaluation by others of actions and results.

APF encourages nominations for individuals who represent diversity in race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, and sexual orientation.

How to Apply

To apply, download the call for nominations (PDF, 323KB).

Past Recipients
2014

Mary Kite, PhD

2013

Dana S. Dunn, PhD

2012

Richard Miller, PhD

2011

Neil Lutsky, PhD

2010

Bernard Beins, PhD

2009

William Buskist, PhD

2008

Scott Plous, PhD

2007

Baron Perlman, PhD

2006

Randolph A. Smith, PhD

2005

Thomas E. Ludwig, PhD

2004

G. William Hill IV, PhD

2003

Victor A. Benassi, PhD

2002

Douglas A. Bernstein, PhD

2001

Frank J. Vattano, PhD

2000

Jane S. Halonen, PhD

1999

Barbara F. Nodine, PhD 

1998

Diane F. Halpern, PhD 

1996

Mark E. Ware 

1995

Margaret W. Matlin, PhD
Sherman Ross, PhD 

1994 

Harry P. Bahrick, PhD
Patricia Keith-Spiegel, PhD 

1993

Peter S. Fernald, PhD 

1992

Patricia Marks-Greenfield, PhD 

1991

David S. Holmes, PhD 

1989

Charles L. Brewer, PhD 

1988

Stephen F. Davis, PhD
Richard L. Solomon, PhD 

1987

Eileen Hetherington, PhD
Benton J. Underwood, PhD 

1986

Ludy T. Benjamin Jr., PhD
Ellen P. Reese, MA 

1985

Frank A. Beach, PhD
Wilbert J. McKeachie, PhD 

1984

Robert Freed Bales, PhD
David Coles, PhD 

1983

Michael Wertheimer, PhD
Ben James Winer, PhD 

1982

Henry Gleitman, PhD
Carolyn Wood Sherif, PhD 

1981

James A. Bayton, PhD 

1980

Carlos Albizu-Miranda, PhD
Elliott Aronson, PhD 

1979

Delos D. Wickens, PhD 

1978

Douglas K. Candland, PhD
Robert Daniel, PhD 

1977

Fred McKinney, PhD 

1976

James V. McConnell, PhD 

1975

Bernice Neugarten, PhD
Philip Zimbardo, PhD 

1974

Frank A. Geldard, PhD
Ohmer Milton, PhD 

1973

James B. Maas, PhD
Frank Joseph McGuigan, PhD 

1972

James McCary, PhD 

1971

T. S. Krawiec, PhD
Jack L. Michael, PhD 

1970

Fred S. Keller, PhD
Freda Gould Rebelsky, PhD