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Raymond D. Fowler Award: Charles L. Brewer, PhD, Furman University

APA Award for Outstanding Lifetime Contributions to Psychology: Edward F. Zigler, PhD, Yale University


  • American Psychological Association of Graduate Students

APAGS 20th Anniversary Future Pioneers of Psychology Award: Theresa DeWalt, Marquette University; Lori Gray, University of Windsor; Katharina Kircanski, University of California, Los Angeles; Melissa Noya, Carlos Albizu University

APAGS Convention Travel Awards for First-time Attendees: Heather Prayor-Patterson, University of Alabama at Birmingham; Jennifer Pattershall, University of Arkansas; Julie Braciszewski, Wayne State University; William Hua, University of North Texas; and Eliza Wells, University of Georgia


  • American Psychological Foundation

The Gold Medal Award for Life Achievement in the Science of Psychology: Alice Eagly, PhD, Northwestern University

The Gold Medal Award for Life Achievement in the Application of Psychology: Theodore Millon, PhD, Port Jervis, N.Y.

The Gold Medal Award for Life Achievement in Psychology in the Public Interest: Raymond D. Fowler, PhD, La Jolla, Calif.

The Gold Medal Award for Life Achievement in the Practice of Psychology: Florence Kaslow, PhD, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

Charles L. Brewer Distinguished Teaching of Psychology Award: Scott Plous, PhD, Wesleyan University


  • Div. 1 (Society for General Psychology)

Ernest R. Hilgard Award for Career Contributions to General Psychology: Danny Wedding, PhD, Missouri Institute of Mental Health

William James Book Award:"The Lucifer Effect: Understanding How Good People Turn Evil" by Philip G. Zimbardo, PhD, Stanford University

Runner-up:"Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts" by Carol Tavris, PhD, and Elliot Aronson, PhD

Arthur W. Staats Lecture for Unifying Psychology: Susan T. Fiske, PhD, Princeton University

George Miller Award: Linda S. Gottfredson, PhD, University of Delaware


  • Div. 2 (Society for the Teaching of Psychology)

Robert S. Daniel Teaching Excellence Award for a Four-year College or University: Jane Sheldon, PhD, University of Michigan-Dearborn

Wayne Weiten Teaching Excellence Award for a Two-year College: Kimberley Duff, PhD, Cerritos College

Mary Margaret Moffett Memorial Teaching Excellence Award for High School: Marjorie Cole, Kellam High School, Virginia Beach, Va.

Early Career Teaching Excellence Award for First Five Years of Full-time Teaching: Scott Bates, PhD, Utah State University

Wilbert J. McKeachie Teaching Excellence Award for a Graduate Student: Jared Keeley, Auburn University


  • Div. 3 (Experimental)

New Investigator Awards: Timothy M. Flemming, PhD, Georgia State University; Tiffany S. Jastrzembski, PhD, Florida State University; David Landy, PhD, Indiana University; Michael J. Proulx, PhD, Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf; Justin N. Wood, PhD, Harvard University


  • Div. 5 (Evaluation, Measurement, and Statistics)

Samuel J. Messick Distinguished Scientific Contributions Award: Roderick P. McDonald, PhD, DSc, University of Sydney

Jacob Cohen Award for Distinguished Contributions to Teaching and Mentoring: Kurt F. Geisinger, PhD, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Anne Anastasi Early Career Award: Kristopher J. Preacher, PhD, University of Kansas

Distinguished Dissertation Award: Hsiu-Ting Yu, PhD, Leiden University


  • Div. 6 (Behavioral Neuroscience and Comparative)

The D.O. Hebb Distinguished Scientific Contributions Award: Joseph LeDoux, PhD, New York University

The Clifford T. Morgan Distinguished Service to Div. 6 Award: Sangeeta Panicker, PhD, APA's Research Ethics Office

The Frank A. Beach Comparative Psychology Award: Alan B. Bond, PhD, University of Nebraska; Alan C. Kamil, PhD, University of Nebraska; and Russell P. Balda, PhD, Northern Arizona University

The D.G. Marquis Behavioral Neuroscience Award: Jean-Marie Maddux, PhD, Johns Hopkins University; Erin C. Kerfoot, Johns Hopkins University; Souvik Chatterjee, PhD, Johns Hopkins University; and Peter C. Holland, PhD, Johns Hopkins University


  • Div. 7 (Developmental)

G. Stanley Hall Award for Distinguished Contribution to Developmental Psychology: Katherine Nelson, PhD, City University of New York, Graduate School and University Center

Urie Bronfenbrenner Award for Lifetime Contribution to Developmental Psychology in the Service of Science and Society: Jerry Patterson, PhD, Oregon Social Learning Center; and Gail Goodman, PhD, University of California, Davis


  • Div. 10 (Society for the Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts)

Arnheim Award: Jerome Singer, PhD, Yale University

Berlyne Award: Ron Beghetto, PhD, University of Oregon

Frank X. Barron Award: Scott Barry Kaufman, M. Phil, Yale University

Farnsworth Awards: Jeffrey Smith, PhD, University of Otago, New Zealand; Lisa Smith, EdD, University of Otago, New Zealand; Colin Martindale, PhD, University of Maine


  • Div. 12 (Society of Clinical Psychology)

M. Powell Lawton Award for Distinguished Contributions to Clinical Geropsychology: Margaret Gatz, PhD, University of Southern California

Distinguished Scientific Contributions to Clinical Psychology Award: C.R. Snyder, PhD, University of Kansas

Florence Halpern Award: Bruce Bongar, PhD, Pacific Graduate School of Psychology

David Shakow Early Career Award: Samuel Thomas Gontkovsky, PsyD, Eagle Harbor Neuropsychiatric Centre

Theodore H. Blau Early Career Award: Rebecca Jackson, PhD, Pacific Graduate School of Psychology

Stanley Sue Award for Distinguished Contributions to Diversity: Lillian Comas-Diaz, PhD, Washington, D.C.

The American Psychological Foundation Theodore Millon, PhD, Award: Mark F. Lenzenweger, PhD, State University of New York at Binghamton

Samuel M. Turner Clinical Research Award: Michael G. Perri, PhD, University of Florida

Outstanding Clinical Educator Award: Leonard Handler, PhD, University of Tennessee

Contributions to Interventions and/or Assessment for Communities of Color in Clinical Psychology Award: Guillermo Bernal, PhD, University of Puerto Rico

Lifetime Award for Distinguished Contributions to Diversity in Clinical Psychology Science and Practice: Cheryl Anne Boyce, PhD, National Institute of Mental Health

Distinguished Student Research in Clinical Psychology Award: Han Joo Lee, University of Texas at Austin

Distinguished Student Service in Clinical Psychology Award: Melissa Noya, Carlos Albizu University, Miami

Distinguished Student Practice in Clinical Psychology Award: Jessica Ruiz, Nova Southeastern University

Career Achievement Award: Donald Meichenbaum, PhD, University of Waterloo

Graduate Student Research Award: Jayoung L. Choi, University of Akron

Distinguished Scientist Award: Constance Hammen, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles

Dissertation Grant Award: Frank Farach, Yale University

Dissertation Grant Award: Ashley Peitrefesa, Binghamton University; Sarah Tarbox, University of Pittsburgh; Ursula Whiteside, University of Washington; and Courtney Beard, University of Georgia


  • Div. 15 (Educational)

Richard E. Snow Early Career Award: Allison Ryan, PhD, University of Illinois

E.L. Thorndike Award for Lifetime Achievements in Educational Psychology: Bernard Weiner, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles

Pintrich Dissertation Award: Lynette S. Arnold, PhD, University of Sydney


  • Div. 16 (School)

Senior Scientist Award: Bruce A. Bracken, PhD, The College of William & Mary; and George J. Dupaul, PhD, Lehigh University

Lightner Witmer Award: Theodore J. Christ, PhD, University of Massachusetts

Jack Bardon Award: Elaine Clark, PhD, University of Utah

Dissertation Award: Brandy L. Clarke, PhD, Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools; and Milena Keller-Margulis, PhD, Normandy Crossing Elementary, Houston


  • Div. 17 (Society of Counseling Psychology)

Leona Tyler Award: Terence J.G. Tracey, PhD, Arizona State University

Fritz and Linn Kuder Early Career Scientist-Practitioner Award: Lisa Flores, PhD, University of Missouri-Columbia

John D. Black Practice Award: Mary O'Leary Wiley, PhD, Altoona, Pa.

John Holland Award for Outstanding Achievement in Career and Personality Research: Ellen Hawley McWhirter, PhD, University of Oregon

Dorothy Booz Black Award for Outstanding Research and Practice in Counseling Health Psychology: Larry C. James, PhD, Tripler Army Medical Center

Society of Counseling Psychology Best Science Award (2007): Steven D. Brown, PhD, Loyola University Chicago

Society of Counseling Psychology Best Practice Award: Jean Carter, PhD, Washington Psychological Center, P.C., Washington, D.C.

Society of Counseling Psychology Social Justice Award:Arthur M. Horne, PhD, University of Georgia

Barbara A. Kirk Award for Outstanding Graduate Student Research: V. Paul Poteat, University of Illinois

Donald E. Super Fellowship for Support of Dissertation Research on Career Development: Erica Medlock, University of Oregon

The Counseling Psychologist 2007 Outstanding Contribution Award: Sally M. Hage, PhD; John L. Romano, PhD; Robert K. Conyne, PhD; Maureen Kenny, PhD; Connie Matthews, PhD; Jonathan P. Schwartz, PhD; and Michael Waldo, PhD

The 2008 Society of Counseling Psychology Social Justice Award: Arthur M. Horne, PhD, University of Georgia

Society of Counseling Psychology 2008 Lifetime Achievement in Mentoring Award: Helen S. Farmer, PhD, University of Illinois

College and University Counseling Centers Section Counseling Center Psychologist Outstanding Contribution to Counseling Center Work: Lauren Weitzman, PhD, University of Utah

Early Career Psychologist Outstanding Contribution to Counseling Center Work: Sheri L. Clark, PhD, Appalachian State University

Student/Intern Outstanding Contribution to Counseling Center Work: Abby Myers, Georgia State University Counseling Center

International Section Counseling Psychology International Section Lifetime Achievement Award: Frederick T.L. Leong, PhD, Michigan State University

Counseling Psychology International Section Graduate Student Research Award: Nicholas C. Scull, University of Wisconsin-Madison (Adviser:Stephen M. Quintana, PhD)

Section for the Advancement of Women Woman of the Year Award: Helen J. Roehlke, EdD, University of Missouri-Columbia

Society for Vocational Psychology Graduate Student Research Award: Taisha Caldwell, Southern Illinois University Carbondale


  • Div. 18 (Psychologists in Public Service)

Outstanding Clinician: Richard Tingey, PhD, VA Medical Center, Long Beach, Calif.

Outstanding Researcher: Melissa A. Polusny, PhD, Minneapolis VA Medical Center, Minneapolis

Outstanding Administrator: Kevin M. Pernicano, PhD, VA Integrated Service Network 9, Nashville

Outstanding Director of Training: Jeanette Hsu, PhD, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, Calif.

Outstanding Psychology Trainees: Vered Hankin and Shanna Murray, PhD, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, Ill.

Outstanding Contribution in Psychosocial Rehabilitation: Dolly Sadow, PhD, Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial VA Hospital, Bedford, Mass.

Outstanding Lifetime Contribution to VA Psychology: Robert C. Gresen, PhD, Department of Veterans Affairs Mental Health Strategic Healthcare Group, Milwaukee


  • Div. 19 (Society for Military Psychology)

Robert M. Yerkes Award: Patricia Shinseki, Military Child Education Coalition

John C. Flanagan Lifetime Achievement Award: A. David Mangelsdorff, PhD, Military Education and Training Center

Charles S. Gersoni Military Psychology Award: Col. Paul T. Bartone, PhD, Center for Technology and National Security Policy, Washington, D.C.

Arthur W. Melton Early Achievement Award: Dan J. Putka, PhD, Human Resources Research Organization, Alexandria, Va.


  • Div. 20 (Adult Development and Aging)

Baltes Distinguished Research Achievement Award: David F. Hultsch, PhD, University of Victoria

M. Powell Lawton Distinguished Contribution Award for Applied Gerontology: Forrest Scogin, PhD, University of Alabama

Springer Early Career Achievement Award in Research on Adult Development and Aging: Anthony D. Ong, PhD, Cornell University

Retirement Research Foundation Mentor Award: Helene Fung, PhD, City University of Hong Kong

The Walter G. McMillen Memorial Award for Parkinson's Disease Research: Ania E. Mikos, University of Florida

Div. 20/Retirement Research Foundation Award for Completed Undergraduate Research: Sarah E. Ainsworth, University of Florida

Div. 20/Retirement Research Foundation Award for Proposed Undergraduate Research: Kelly G. Giles, Davidson College

Div. 20/Retirement Research Foundation Award for Proposed Masters Research:Gloria Luong, University of California, Irvine

Div. 20/Retirement Research Foundation Award for Completed Masters Research: Elliot M. Tucker-Drob, University of Virginia

Div. 20/Retirement Research Foundation Award for Proposed Doctoral Research: Kristin J. August, University of California, Irvine

Div. 20/Retirement Research Foundation Award for Completed Doctoral Research: Uraina Clark, PhD, Boston University

Div. 20/Retirement Research Foundation Award for Proposed Post-Doctoral Research: Julie M. Bugg, PhD, Washington University

Div. 20/Retirement Research Foundation Award for Completed Post-Doctoral Research: Christina Rocke, PhD, Brandeis University and University of Zurich


  • Div. 21 (Applied Experimental and Engineering)

Franklin V. Taylor Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Field of Applied Experimental and Engineering Psychology: Wayne D. Gray, PhD, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Earl A. Alluisi Award for Early Career Achievement: Frank A. Drews, PhD, University of Utah

George E. Briggs Dissertation Award: Anne Collins McLaughlin, PhD, North Carolina State University


  • Div. 22 (Rehabilitation)

Lifetime Achievement Award: Paul Leung, PhD, University of North Texas

Lifetime Practice Excellence Award: Founding members of the American Board of Rehabilitation Psychology:Richard Cox, PhD, Bernard Brucker PhD (deceased), Mitchell Rosenthal, PhD, (deceased) David Cox, PhD, Daniel Rohe, PhD, Bruce Caplan, PhD, Harry Parker, PhD, (deceased), Anthony Ricci, PhD, James Whelan, PhD, and Mary Willmuth, PhD

Early Career Research Award: Gitendra Uswatte, PhD, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Early Career Practice Award: Linda R. Mona, PhD, Long Beach Health Care System, Long Beach, Calif.


  • Div. 24 (Society for Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology)

Award for Distinguished Theoretical and Philosophical Contributions to Psychology: M. Brewster Smith, PhD, University of California, Santa Cruz

The Theodore R. Sarbin Award for Distinguished Contributions to Narrative Psychology: Donald E. Polkinghorne, PhD, University of Southern California, Los Angeles

Distinguished Service Award: Hendrikus (Hank) J. Stam, PhD, University of Calgary

Sigmund Koch Award for Early Career Contributions to Psychology: Roger Frie, PhD, PsyD, Simon Fraser University

Student Paper Award: Katerina Daniel, Duquesne University


  • Div. 25 (Behavior Analysis)

ABA International Donald Hake Translational Research Award: Michael Dougher, PhD, University of New Mexico

Fred S. Keller Award for Behavior Analytic Contributions to Education: Daniel Bernstein, PhD, University of Kansas

B.F. Skinner Young Researcher Award: Basic Research, Federico Sanabria, PhD, Arizona State University; Applied Research, John Borrero, PhD, University of Maryland-Baltimore County

Applied Research Award: Ray Miltenberger, PhD, University of South Florida

Med-Associates Basic Research Award: Murray Sidman, PhD

Society for the Experimental Analysis of Behavior Applied Research Dissertation Award: Nicole Heal, PhD, University of Kansas

Society for the Experimental Analysis of Behavior Basic Research Dissertation Award: Andrea J. Frank, PhD, University of Iowa


  • Div. 26 (Society for the History of Psychology)

Early Career Award: Robin L. Cautin, PhD, Manhattanville College

Lifetime Achievement Award: Donald A. Dewsbury, PhD, University of Florida


  • Div. 27 (Society for Community Research and Action)

2008 Award for Distinguished Contributions to Theory and Research in Community Psychology: Christopher Keys, PhD, DePaul University

2008 Award for Distinguished Contributions to Practice in Community Psychology: Richard A. Jenkins, PhD, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md.

The 2008 Outstanding Educator Award: Marek Wosinski, PhD, Arizona State University

The 2008 Dissertation Award: Sarah Chilenski, PhD, Missouri Institute of Mental Health, St. Louis

The 2008 Emory L. Cowen Award for the Promotion of Wellness: Louis Brown, PhD, Pennsylvania State University


  • Div. 28 (Psychopharmacology and Substance Abuse)

Outstanding Dissertation Award: Jennifer L. Perry, PhD, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation

Wyeth Young Psychopharmacologist Award: William Walton Stoops, PhD, University of Kentucky Medical Center

Brady-Schuster Award: Chris Ellyn Johanson, PhD, Loyola University, Chicago


  • Div. 29 (Psychotherapy)

Outstanding Psychotherapy Research Award: Scott Baldwin, PhD, Brigham Young University; Bruce E. Wampold, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Zac E. Imel, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Distinguished Psychologist Award: Bruce E. Wampold, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison

APF/Div. 29 Early Career Award: Ken Levy, PhD, Pennsylvania State University

Award for Distinguished Contributions to Teaching and Mentoring: Mathilda Canter, PhD, Phoenix


  • Div. 30 (Society of Psychological Hypnosis)

Distinguished Contributions to Scientific Hypnosis Award: Graham Wagstaff, PhD, University of Liverpool, and Helen Crawford, PhD, Virginia Tech

Distinguished Contributions to Professional Hypnosis Award: Roger Page, PhD, Ohio State University; John Chaves, PhD, Stony Brook University; Helen Crawford, PhD, Virginia Tech

E.R. Hilgard Best Graduate Level Thesis Award: Rochelle Cox, PhD, Macquarie University


  • Div. 31 (State, Provincial and Territorial Psychological Association Affairs)

Karl F. Heiser Presidential Award for Advocacy: Lisa R. Grossman, JD, PhD, Chicago; and Donald McAleer, PsyD, Erie, Pa.

Outstanding Psychologist Award: Linda F. Campbell, PhD, University of Georgia


  • Div. 32 (Society for Humanistic Psychology)

Abraham Maslow Award: Franz Epting, PhD, University of Florida

Carl Rogers Award: Robert Elliott, PhD, University of Strathclyde

Carmi Harari Awards for Inquiry: Brent Dean Robins, PhD, Daemen College; and Mark E. Koltko-Rivera, PhD, Winter Park, Fla.

The Award for Outstanding Lifetime Service to the Society of Humanistic Psychology: E. Mark Stern, EdD, Iona College; and Mike Arons, PhD, University of West Georgia

Sydney Jourard Award for Student Research: Crystal Marie Famalette, University of Dallas; Miraj U. Desai, Fordham University; Carrie Feuer, Saybrook Graduate School and Research Center


  • Div. 33 (Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities)

Edgar A. Doll Award: Michael J. Guralnick, PhD, University of Washington

Presidential Award: Steve F. Warren, PhD, University of Kansas

Early Career Award: Luc Lecavalier, PhD, Ohio State University

Div. 33 Student Research Award: Cameron L. Neece, University of California, Los Angeles

Div. 33 Student Research Award: Camilla M. Hileman, University of Miami


  • Div. 34 (Population and Environmental)

Newman-Proshansky Award for Contributions to Population Psychology (2007): Toni L. Falbo, PhD, University of Texas

Div. 34 Student Paper Competition: First Place: Dereck G. Chiu, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Runner up: Jessica M. Nolan, University of Arkansas


  • Div. 35 (Society for the Psychology of Women)

  • The Bonnie R. Strickland and Jessica Henderson Daniel Distinguished Mentoring Award: Marci Lobel, PhD, Stony Brook University

  • The Corann Okorodudu International Women's Advocacy Award: Susie McKay, PhD, University of Wyoming

  • The Carolyn Wood Sherif Award: Beverly Greene, PhD, New York, N.Y.

  • APA Div. 35/Association for Women in Psychology Annual Prize for Psychological Research on Women and Gender: Keren Lehavot, University of Washington

  • Geis Memorial Award for Dissertation Research: Ann E. Hoover, Purdue University

  • Heritage Award: Carolyn Zerbe Enns, PhD, Mount Vernon, Iowa

  • Hyde Graduate Student Research Grant Award: Jessica White and Shannon Holleran, University of Arizona (fall 2007); S. Aki Hosoi, PhD, Colorado State University (spring 2008)

  • Mary Roth Walsh Teaching the Psychology of Women Award: Barbara Gormley, PhD, Georgia State University


  • Div. 36 (Psychology of Religion)

Distinguished Service Award: Ralph Piedmont, PhD, Loyola College

Virginia Sexton Mentoring Award: Bernard Spilka, PhD, University of Denver

Margaret Gorman Early Career Award: Nathaniel G. Wade, PhD, Iowa State University


  • Div. 37 (Society for Child and Family Policy and Practice)

Nicholas Hobbs Award: Sheila M. Eyberg, PhD, University of Florida

Distinguished Contribution to Child Advocacy Award: Shay Bilchik, JD, Georgetown University


  • Div. 38 (Health)

Outstanding Contributions to Health Psychology (Senior Award): Sheldon Cohen, PhD, Carnegie Mellon University

Outstanding Contributions to Health Psychology (Junior Award): Julienne E. Bower, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles

Timothy B. Jeffrey Memorial Award for Outstanding Contributions to Clinical Health Psychology (presented in conjunction with the American Psychological Foundation): Scott S. Meit, PsyD, The Cleveland Clinic

Nathan Perry Career Service to Health Psychology Award: Perry M. Nicassio, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles

2008 Graduate Student Research Awards: Amy DeSantis, Northwestern University; Sarah Shafer Berger, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences; Karen R. Florez, Columbia University; Ashley M. Fox, Columbia University; and Christine Limbers, Texas A & M University


  • Div. 39 (Psychoanalysis)

Div. 39 Book Proposal Prize for a First Book on a Psychoanalytic Subject: Perrin Elisha, PhD, Los Angeles


  • Div. 40 (Clinical Neuropsychology)

  • Robert A. and Phyllis Levitt Early Career Award in Neuropsychology: Steven Paul Woods, PsyD, University of California, San Diego

  • Student Blue Ribbon Award:Erica Weber, University of California, San Diego

  • Blue Ribbon Awards: Joan C. Ballard, PhD, State University of New York at Geneseo; Jennifer E. Iudicello, HIV Neurobehavioral Research Center, San Diego; Steven Paul Woods, PsyD, University of California, San Diego

  • Harcourt and SAC Student Awards: Lisa M. Moran, The Ohio State University and Katie Finley, City University of New York

  • Basic Neuroscience Award: James F. Sumowski, PhD, Kessler Medical Rehabilitation Research and Education Center

  • Applied Neuroscience Award: Kristen L. Votruba, PhD, Wayne State University


  • Div. 42 (Psychologists in Independent Practice)

Distinguished Psychologist of the Year Award: Melba Vasquez, PhD, Austin, Texas

Rosalee Weiss Award (with Div. 29): Alan Entin, PhD, Richmond, Va.

Public Service Awards: Peter Sheras, PhD, University of Virginia, and Rhea K. Farberman, APA

Mentoring Award: Frank Froman, EdD, of Quicy, Ill.

Best of the Independent Practitioner Award: Debbie Klingender, PhD, Brevard, N.C.


  • Div. 43 (Society for Family Psychology)

Family Psychologist of the Year: James H. Bray, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine

Distinguished Contribution to Family Psychology Award: Steven R.H. Beach, PhD, University of Georgia

Carolyn Attneave Diversity Award: Paulette Moore Hines, PhD, University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey

Florence W. Kaslow Award for Distinguished Contributions to International Family Psychology: David W. McGill, PsyD, Private Practice & Harvard Medical School

Distinguished Service to Family Psychology Award: Keith Cooke, APA

Certificates of Appreciation

Category II:Trudy Vincent, PhD, Washington, D.C.

Category I:A. Rodney Nurse, PhD, Orinda, Calif.Florence W. Kaslow, PhD, Palm Beach Gardens, Fl.Stephen Cheung, PsyD, California State University, Los AngelesGeorge K. Hong, PhD, California State University, Los AngelesWilliam H. Watson, PhD, University of Rochester Medical Center


  • Div. 44 (Society for the Psychological Study of Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Issues)

Presidential Citation: California Psychological Association

Malyon-Smith Scholarship Award: Mark L. Hatzenbuehler, Yale University

Bisexual Foundation Scholarship Award: Melanie Elyse Brewster, University of Florida, and Jordan Rullo, University of Utah

Distinguished Contribution to Education and Training: Steven A. Safren, PhD, Massachusetts General Hospital

Distinguished Professional Contribution: Kathleen Ritter, PhD, California State University, Bakersfield

Distinguished Scientific Contribution: Nanette Gartrell, MD, University of California, San Francisco; and Jeffrey T. Parsons, PhD, Hunter College, City University of New York

Distinguished Contribution to Ethnic Minority Issues: Margaret Rosario, PhD, City University of New York

Distinguished Service Award: Douglas Kimmel, PhD, Hancock, Maine

Distinguished Contribution by a Student: Tisha Wiley, University of Illinois at Chicago

Distinguished Book Award: Ronald C. Fox, PhD, San Francisco

Clarity Award: Nathalie F.P. Gilfoyle, JD, APA

The Evelyn Hooker Award for Distinguished Contribution by an Ally: Letitia Anne Peplau, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles


  • Div. 45 (Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Issues)

A. Toy Caldwell Colbert Distinguished Student Service Award: Nadia Hasan, University of Akron

Distinguished Student Research Award: Ingrid Sarmiento, Clark University

Emerging Professional Award: Bryan S.K. Kim, PhD, University of Hawaii at Hilo

Distinguished Career Contributions to Research Award:Guillermo Bernal, PhD, University of Puerto Rico

Distinguished Career Contributions to Service Award: Davis Ying Ja, PhD, Alliant International University

Charles and Shirley Thomas Award: Asuncion M. Austria, PhD, Cardinal Stritch University

Lifetime Achievement Award: Derald Wing Sue, PhD, Teachers College, Columbia University


  • Div. 46 (Media)

Award for Lifetime Contributions to Media Psychology: Lawrence Kutner, PhD, Harvard University

Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions to Media Psychology: Edward Donnerstein, PhD, University of Arizona


  • Div. 47 (Exercise and Sport)

Bruce Ogilvie Award for Professional Practice: Shane M. Murphy, PhD, Western Connecticut State University

Dissertation Award: Kimberlee B. Bonura, PhD, United States Military Academy


  • Div. 48 (Society for the Study of Peace, Conflict and Violence)

Ralph K. White Lifetime Achievement Award:Michael Wessels, PhD, Columbia University

Morton Deutsch Conflict Resolution Award: Susan Opotow, PhD, John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Outstanding Service Award:Julie Meranze Levitt, PhD, Bala Cynwyd, Pa.

Early Career Award: J. Christopher Cohrs, PhD, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, and Barbara S. Tint, PhD, Portland State University

Presidential Service Award: Deborah Fish Ragin, PhD, Montclair State University

Ignacio Martín-Baró Lifetime Peace Practitioner Award: Richard V. Wagner, PhD, Maine House of Representatives, District 73


  • Div. 49 (Group Psychology and Group Psychotherapy)

Group Psychologist of the Year: J. Richard Hackman, PhD, Harvard University

Past President Award: Lynn S. Rapin, PhD, University of Cincinnati

Presidential Gavel: Robert K. Conyne, PhD, University of Cincinnati

Certificates of Appreciation: Sally H. Barlow, PhD, Brigham Young University; John C. Dagley, PhD, Auburn University; Allan B. Elfant, PhD, State College, Pa.; Gloria B.Gottsegen, PhD, Boca Raton, Fla.

Dissertation Research Award: Robert Lount, PhD, Ohio State University


  • Div. 50 (Addictions)

Distinguished Scientific Early Career Contributions: Susan F. Tapert, PhD, University of California, San Diego, and VA San Diego Healthcare System

Distinguished Scientific Contributions to Public Interest: Daniel R. Kivlahan, PhD, VA Puget Sound Health Care System and University of Washington

Outstanding Contributions to Advancing the Understanding of Addictions: Mark L. Willenbring, MD, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Presidential Citation for Distinguished Service to Divs. 50 and 28: Meyer D. Glantz, PhD, National Institute on Drug Abuse

Presidential Citation for Distinguished Service to Divs. 50 and 28: Robert B. Huebner, PhD, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Early Career Presentation Awards: First place, Lara A. Ray, PhD, Brown University. Second place, Jennifer J. Van Scoyoc, PhD, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Third place, Bradley T. Conner, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles

Div. 50 Student Poster Awards: First place, Erika B. Litvin, University of South Florida. Second place, Tracey L. Rocha, University of Albany, State University of New York. Third place, Cristina M. Benki, University of California, Santa Barbara


  • Div. 51 (Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity)

Practitioner of the Year: David Wexler, PhD, San Diego

Researcher of the Year: Jonathan Schwartz, PhD, University of Houston

Student of the Year: Ryan McKelley, The University of Texas at Austin; and Justin Henderson, University of Wyoming

Distinguished Professional Service Award: James O'Neil, PhD, University of Connecticut


  • Div. 52 (International)

Outstanding International Psychologist Award: Ronald P. Rohner, PhD, University of Connecticut; and Ramadan A. Ahmed, PhD, Kuwait University

Mentoring Award: Puncky P. Heppner, PhD, University of Missouri

Florence L. Denmark/Mary E. Reuder Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Psychology of Women and Gender: Ellyn Kaschak, PhD, San Jose State University

Student International Research Awards

Award of Excellence: Jeannie Annan, PhD, Indiana University, faculty mentor:Chalmer E. Thompson, PhD; Peter Yeomans, PhD, Drexel University, faculty mentor: Evan M. Forman, PhD; Pizza Chow Ka-yee, City University of Hong Kong, China, faculty mentor: Sheung-tak Cheng, PhD

Award of Merit: Esmeralda Valdivieso Mora, San Diego State University, faculty mentor: Richard G. Graf, PhD; Xin Zhang Hare, MPhil, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, faculty mentor: Helene H. Fung, PhD; Liu Yenling, Illinois School of Professional Psychology, faculty mentor, Jim Graham, PhD

Ursula Gielen Global Psychology Book Award: James Georgas, PhD, University of Athens, Greece; John W. Berry, PhD, Queen's University, Canada; Fons J.R. van de Vijver, PhD; Katholieke Universiteit Brabant, Netherlands; Cigdem Kagitcibasi, PhD, Koc University, Turkey; and Ype H. Poortinga, PhD, Katholieke Universiteit Brabant, Netherlands

APA Staff Recognition for Outstanding Service to the Division: Annie G. Toro, JD, APA

Past-President's Gavel: Michael J. Stevens, PhD, Illinois State University


  • Div. 53 (Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology)

Distinguished Career Award: Sheila Eyberg, PhD, University of Florida


  • Div. 54 (Society of Pediatric Psychology)

Student Research Award: Nancy Bandstra, Dalhousie University

Routh Student Research Grant: Katie Devine, University of Georgia

Lizette Peterson Homer Injury Prevention Award: Despina Stavrinos, University of Alabama at Birmingham

C. Eugene Walker Education Award: Natalie Williams, University of Missouri

Martin P. Levin Mentorship Award: Michael C. Roberts, PhD, University of Kansas

Logan Wright Distinguished Research Award: Ronald T. Brown, PhD, Temple University

Lee Salk Distinguished Service Award: Glen P. Aylward, PhD, Southern Illinois University Medical School

Routh Early Career Award in Pediatric Psychology: Kevin A. Hommel, PhD, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center


  • Div. 55 (American Society for the Advancement of Pharmacotherapy)

Outstanding Contribution to Prescriptive Authority on the National Level: Elaine S. LeVine, PhD, New Mexico State University

Outstanding Contribution to Prescriptive Authority on the State Level: Mark Skrade, PsyD, Forest Institute, Springfield, Mo.; and Marci Manna, PsyD, Branson, Mo.

Special Legislative Award: Roy Holand, MD, Springfield, Mo.; and Danie Moore, Fulton, Mo.

Patrick H. DeLeon Prize:  Robert Pietrzak, PhD, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Conn.

Award for Outstanding Service on behalf of the Division: Gordon Herz, PhD, Forward Psychology Group, LLC


  • Div. 56 (Trauma)

Distinguished Scientific Contributions Award: Paula P. Schnurr, PhD, VA National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Dartmouth Medical School

Distinguished Contribution to Professional Practice: Laurie A. Pearlman, PhD, and Karen W. Saakvitne, PhD, Traumatic Stress Institute/CAAP, South Windsor, Conn.

Division of Trauma Psychology Service Award: Sandra G. Wartski, PsyD, Silber Psychological Services, Raleigh, N.C.

Distinguished Dissertation Award: Meredith E. Charney, PhD, Boston University