Joseph B. Gittler Award

$7,500 for the most scholarly contribution to the philosophical foundations of psychological knowledge.

Deadline: June 1, 2015

Sponsor: APF


The Joseph B. Gittler Award is presented to a scholar whose body of work or whose individual work is judged to be a significant contribution to the philosophical foundations of Psychology. The amount of the award is $7,500. Self-nominations are welcome.

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Eligibility Requirements and Evaluation Criteria

  • Demonstrated transformative contribution to the philosophical foundations of psychology.

  • Magnitude of contributions.

How to Apply

Nomination Requirements

  • Letter of nomination outlining the nominee’s contributions to the area.

  • Current CV.

  • Self-nominations are accepted.

Submission Process

To apply, download the call for nominations (PDF, 297KB).

Past Recipients

Dean Keith Simonton, PhD, University of California, Davis


Barbara S. Held, PhD, Bowdoin College


Daniel N. Robinson, PhD, Oxford University


Louis Sass, PhD, Rutgers University


Daniel Kahneman, PhD, Princeton University


Jerome S. Bruner, PhD, New York University