Arthur W. Staats Lecture for Unifying Psychology

Deliver an address on a body of work which has held great significance for many fields of psychology, or has the potential to be extrapolated to have unifying power within the discipline of psychology as a whole.

Deadline: February 15, 2015

Sponsor: APF coordinated by Division 1

Description

The Arthur W. Staats Lecture was established in 1997 by Peter S. Staats, MD, in honor of his father, Arthur W. Staats, PhD. This award is funded through APF after nomination by Div. 1 (Society for General Psychology). Each year, the lecturer delivers an address on a body of work which has held great significance for many fields of psychology, or has the potential to be extrapolated to have unifying power within the discipline of psychology as a whole.

  • The winner will be announced at the APA Annual Convention the year of submission.

  • The awardee of this award will be expected to give an invited address at the subsequent APA convention in 2014 and also to provide a copy of the award presentation for inclusion in the newsletter of the society (The General Psychologist).

  • The award is dated for the year in which the lecture is presented.

  • The awardee will receive a certificate and a cash prize of $1,000 to help defray travel expenses for that convention.

Eligibility
  • There are no restrictions on nominees.
  • Self-nominations as well as nominations by others are encouraged for these awards.
How to Apply

Nomination Requirements

  • The nominee's curriculum vitae.

  • A detailed statement indicating why the nominee is a worthy candidate for the award including evidence that the nominee would give a good lecture.

Nominations should be sent electronically to John D. Hogan, PhD.

Past Recipients
2014

Peter Salovey, PhD

2013

Diane Halpern, Claremont McKenna College

2012

Ellen Langer, PhD, Harvard University

2011

Wilbert J. McKeachie, PhD, University of Michigan

2010

Douglas Candland, PhD, Bucknell University

2009

J. Bruce Overmier, PhD, University of Minnesota

2008

Susan T. Fiske, PhD, Princeton University

2007

Bruce McEwen, PhD, Rockefeller University

2006

Hazel Markus, PhD, Stanford University

2005

Frans de Waal, PhD, Emory University

2004

Paul T. Costa, PhD, National Institute on Aging

2003

Robert J. Sternberg, PhD, Yale University

2002

Marvin Goldfried, PhD, State University of New York, Stony Brook

2001

Gregory Kimble, PhD, Duke University

2000

Martin E. P. Seligman, PhD, University of Pennsylvania