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Here's to the outstanding psychologists and students honored at APA's 2009 Annual Convention in Toronto.

    Raymond D. Fowler Award: 
    Ronald E. Fox, PhD

    APA Award for Outstanding Lifetime Contributions to Psychology: 
    Patrick H. DeLeon, PhD, JD
    Alan E. Kazdin, PhD


APA Committee on Scientific Awards

    Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions: 
    Susan Carey, PhD
    Alice Eagly, PhD
    Steven Maier, PhD

    Award for Distinguished Scientific Applications of Psychology: 
    Nancy Adler, PhD

    Award for Distinguished Scientific Early Career Contributions to Psychology: 
    Robert E. Ployhart, PhD (Applied Research),
    Adam K. Anderson, PhD (Behavioral/Cognitive Neuroscience),
    Daniel J. Bauer, PhD (Individual Differences; tie),
    Ahmad R. Hariri, PhD (Individual Differences; tie),
    Christian Olivers, PhD (Perception, Motor Performance),
    Jennifer A. Richeson, PhD (Social Psychology)


APA Board of Professional Affairs

    Award for Distinguished Professional Contributions to Applied Research: 
    Luciano L'Abate, PhD

    Award for Distinguished Professional Contributions to Independent Practice: 
    Jeffrey E. Barnett, PhD

    Award for Distinguished Professional Contributions to Institutional Practice: 
    Eduardo S. Morales, PhD

    APA/APAGS Award for Distinguished Graduate Student in Professional Psychology: 
    Julie E. Braciszewski


APA Board for the Advancement of Psychology in the Public Interest

    Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychology in the Public Interest (Senior Career): 
    Beverly Greene, PhD

    Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychology in the Public Interest (Early Career): 
    Keith Humphreys, PhD

    Award for Distinguished Contributions to Research in Public Policy: 
    Charlotte J. Patterson, PhD
    Laurence Steinberg, PhD


APA Board of Educational Affairs

    Award for Distinguished Contributions to Education and Training in Psychology: 
    Nadya A. Fouad, PhD

    Award for Distinguished Contributions of Applications of Psychology to Education and Training: 
    Richard Lehrer, PhD


APA Committee on International Relations in Psychology

    Award for Distinguished Contributions to the International Advancement of Psychology: 
    Judith Torney-Purta, PhD

    International Humanitarian Award: 
    Michael Wessells, PhD


American Psychological Foundation

    Charles L. Brewer Distinguished Teaching of Psychology Award: 
    William Buskist, PhD

    Gold Medal for Life Achievement in the Science of Psychology: 
    Mary K. Rothbart, PhD

    Gold Medal for Life Achievement in the Application of Psychology: 
    Stuart Oskamp, PhD

    Gold Medal for Life Achievement by a Psychologist in the Public Interest: 
    E. Scott Geller, PhD

    Gold Medal for Life Achievement in the Practice of Psychology: 
    Robert J. Resnick, PhD

    Cummings PSYCHE Prize: 
    Anne. E. Kazak, PhD

    Timothy Jeffrey Memorial Award: 
    Peter J. Norton, PhD

    Theodore Millon Award in Personality Psychology: 
    Tu Ngo, PhD

    Theodore Blau Early Career Award for Outstanding Contribution to Professional Clinical Psychology: 
    Mark A. Blais, PsyD

    Div. 29 Early Career Award: 
    Katherine L. Muller, PsyD


Div. 1 (Society for General Psychology)

    William James Book Award: 
    Susan Pinker, MSc

    Ernest R. Hilgard Lifetime Achievement Award: 
    Linda Bartoshuk, PhD

    George A. Miller Award for an Outstanding Recent Article on General Psychology: 
    Diane Halpern, PhD
    Camilla P. Benbow, EdD
    David C. Geary, PhD
    Ruben C. Gur, PhD
    Janet Shibley Hyde, PhD
    Morton Ann Gernsbacher, PhD

    Arthur W. Staats Lecture Award for Unifying Psychology from the American Psychological Foundation: 
    Douglas Candland, PhD


Div. 2 (Society for the Teaching of Psychology)

    American Psychological Foundation Charles L. Brewer Distinguished Teaching of Psychology Award: 
    William Buskist, PhD

    Presidential Citations: 
    Charles L. Brewer, PhD
    Randolph A. Smith, PhD

    Robert S. Daniel Award: 
    Richard L. Miller, PhD

    Wayne Weiten Award: 
    Jennifer O'Loughlin-Brooks

    Mary Margaret Moffett Memorial Award: 
    Susan Spencer

    Jane S. Halonen Award: 
    Debra Mashek, PhD

    Wilbert J. McKeachie Award: 
    Jeremy Houska


Div. 3 (Experimental)

    New Investigator Awards: 
    Stephen Cooper, PhD (Human Perception and Performance),
    Gary Lupyan, PhD (General),
    Raj M. Ratwani, PhD (Applied),
    Nash Unsworth, PhD (Learning, Memory and Cognition),
    Daniel S. Wheeler, PhD (Animal Behavior Processes)


Div. 5 (Evaluation, Measurement and Statistics)

    Samuel J. Messick Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions: 
    Howard Wainer, PhD

    Jacob Cohen Award for Distinguished Contributions to Teaching and Mentoring: 
    Lawrence J. Hubert, PhD

    Anne Anastasi Award for Early Career Contributions: 
    W. Holmes Finch, PhD

    Distinguished Dissertation Award: 
    Libo Li, PhD


Div. 6 (Behavioral Neuroscience and Comparative)

    D.O. Hebb Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award: 
    Joseph LeDoux, PhD

    Brenda A. Milner Award: 
    Nichole Avena, PhD

    Clifford T. Morgan Award for Distinguished Service: 
    Eric Wiertelak, PhD

    Frank A. Beach Comparative Psychology Award: 
    Jeffrey Burgdorf, PhD

    D.G. Marquis Behavioral Neuroscience Award: 
    Sara Burke, PhD


Div. 7 (Developmental)

    Boyd McCandless Young Scientist Award: 
    Simona Ghetti, PhD

    G. Stanley Hall Award for Distinguished Contributions to Developmental Psychology: 
    Nancy Eisenberg, PhD

    Urie Bronfenbrenner Award for Lifetime Contributions to Developmental Psychology: 
    Michael Lewis, PhD


Div. 8 (Society for Personality and Social Psychology)

    Henry A. Murray Award: 
    Robert Emmons, PhD


Div. 9 (Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues)

    Kurt Lewin Memorial Awards: 
    Beatrice Wright, PhD
    Mark Zanna, PhD

    Distinguished Service to SPSSI Awards: 
    Frances Cherry, PhD
    Victoria Esses, PhD
    James Jones, PhD


Div. 12 (Society of Clinical Psychology)

    Distinguished Scientific Contributions to Clinical Psychology Award: 
    G. Alan Marlatt, PhD

    Florence Halpern Award: 
    Nadine J. Kaslow, PhD

    David Shakow Early Career Award: 
    Matthew K. Nock, PhD

    Theodore H. Blau Early Career Award: 
    Peter J. Norton, PhD

    Stanley Sue Award: 
    Frederick T. I. Leong, PhD

    American Psychological Foundation Theodore Millon, PhD Award: 
    Mark A. Blais, PsyD

    Samuel M. Turner Clinical Research Award: 
    Andrew Christensen, PhD

    A. Toy Caldwell-Colbert Outstanding Clinical Educator Award: 
    Eric Bermann, PhD

    Contributions to Interventions and/or Assessment for Communities of Color in Clinical Psychology Award: 
    Lorraine Gutierrez, PhD

    Lifetime Award for Distinguished Contributions to Diversity in Clinical Psychology Science and Practice: 
    Laura S. Brown, PhD

    Distinguished Student Research in Clinical Psychology Award: 
    Randy Auerbach

    Distinguished Student Service in Clinical Psychology Award: 
    Malique Carr


Div. 13 (Society of Consulting Psychology)

    RHR International Award for Excellence in Consultation: 
    Vicki V. Vandaveer, PhD

    RHR International Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award: 
    Dawn S. Cone, PhD

    Society of Consulting Psychology Service Award: 
    Paul C. Winum, PhD

    Elliott Jaques Memorial Publication Award: 
    Richard R. Kilburg, PhD
    Harry Levinson, PhD


Div. 14 (Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology)

    New fellows: 
    Natalie J. Allen, PhD
    Carsten K.W. De Dreu, PhD
    E. Kevin Kelloway, PhD
    Robert J. Lee, PhD
    Jose M. Peiro, PhD
    David B. Peterson, PhD
    Paul E. Tesluk, PhD
    Phyllis Tharenou, PhD
    Kecia M. Thomas, PhD
    Peter B. Warr, PhD
    Thomas A. Wright, PhD


Div. 15 (Educational)

    Paul R. Pintrich Dissertation Award: 
    Lyn Arnold, PhD

    Richard Snow Early Career Award: 
    Alison Ryan, PhD

    E.L. Thorndike Award for Career Achievement in Educational Psychology: 
    Bernie Weiner, PhD


Div. 16 (School)

    Outstanding Dissertation Award: 
    Kelly A. Fenney-Kettler, PhD

    Jack Bardon Distinguished Service Award: 
    Steven G. Little, PhD

    Lightner Witmer Award: 
    Shannon M. Suldo, PhD

    Senior Scientist Award: 
    Stephen N. Elliott, PhD


Div. 17 (Society of Counseling Psychology)

    Outstanding Counseling Center Early Career Psychologist: 
    Ben Locke, PhD

    Outstanding Contribution to Counseling Center Work: 
    Christine Asidao, PhD

    Professional Achievement Award: 
    Nancy Betz, PhD

    Outstanding Graduate Student: 
    Adryon Burton Denmark


Div. 18 (Psychologists in Public Service)

    Harold M. Hildreth Awards: 
    Robert K. Ax, PhD
    Guy O. Seymour, PhD

    Diversity Award: 
    Dolly Sadow, PhD

    Outstanding Student Award: 
    Jennifer Marie Doucet


Div. 19 (Society for Military Psychology)

    Arthur W. Melton Early Achievement Award: 
    Craig Bryan, PhD

    John C. Flanagan Lifetime Achievement Award: 
    Howard T. Prince, PhD

    Robert Yerkes Award: 
    Robert Scales, PhD

    Charles S. Gersoni Military Psychology Awards: 
    James Griffith, PhD
    Brad Johnson, PhD

    Student Research Award: 
    Camila S. Rodrigues

    Student Travel Award: 
    Kristine J. Olson


Div. 20 (Adult Development and Aging)

    Springer Early Career Achievement Award in Research on Adult Development and Aging: 
    Elizabeth Kensinger, PhD

    The Walter G. McMillen Memorial Award for Parkinson's Disease Research: 
    Amanda Hemmesch

    The Retirement Research Foundation Mentor Award: 
    Patricia Reuter-Lorenz, PhD

    The Retirement Research Foundation Master Mentor Award: 
    William E. Haley, PhD

    Baltes Distinguished Research Achievement Award: 
    Sherry Willis, PhD

    M. Powell Lawton Retirement Research Fund Distinguished Contribution Award in Applied Gerontology: 
    Antonette Zeiss, PhD

    John Santos Distinguished Program Development in Clinical Gerontology Award: 
    John Santos, PhD (first-time recipient)

    Retirement Research Foundation Completed Postgraduate Research Award: 
    Julie Bugg, PhD

    Retirement Research Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Award in the Psychology of Aging: 
    Allison Bielak, PhD

    Retirement Research Foundation Completed Doctoral Research Award: 
    Joe Dzierzewski

    Retirement Research Foundation Proposed Doctoral Research Award: 
    Xuefei Gao

    Retirement Research Foundation Completed Masters Research Award: 
    Erin Hastings

    Retirement Research Foundation Proposed Masters Research Award: 
    Tonya Elliott

    Retirement Research Foundation Undergraduate Research Award: 
    Crystal Kellenberger

    Student Poster Award: 
    Renee Pepin


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

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

    George E. Briggs Dissertation Award: 
    Anne C. McLaughlin, DPhil


Div. 22 (Rehabilitation)

    Lifetime Achievement Award: 
    Barry Nierenberg, PhD, ABPP

    Roger G. Barker Distinguished Research Contribution Award: 
    Timothy R. Elliott, PhD

    Harold Yuker Award for Research Excellence: 
    Dana S. Dunn, PhD

    Rosenthal Early Career Research Award: 
    Juan Carlos Arango, PhD

    Lifetime Practice Excellence Award: 
    Michele J. Rusin, PhD

    Early Career Practice Award: 
    Aaron P. Turner, PhD


Div. 24 (Society for Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology)

    Award for Distinguished Theoretical and Philosophical Contributions to Psychology: 
    Michael Wertheimer, PhD

    Distinguished Service Award: 
    Frank Richardson, PhD

    Sigmund Koch Award for Early Career Contribution to Psychology: 
    Michael Tissaw, PhD

    Theodore Sarbin Award: 
    Ruthellen Josselson, PhD


Div. 26 (Society for the History of Psychology)

    Lifetime Achievement Awards: 
    David Leary, PhD,John Burnham, PhD

    Early Career Achievement Award: 
    Michael Petit, PhD

    Best Article in the Journal History of Psychology: 
    Elizabeth Johnston, PhD
    Ann Johnson, PhD


Div. 27 (Society for Community Research and Action)

    Outstanding Educator Award: 
    Sylvie Taylor, PhD

    Distinguished Contributions to Theory and Research in Community Psychology: 
    Chris Keys, PhD

    Distinguished Contributions to Practice in Community Psychology: 
    Richard Jenkins, PhD

    Emory L. Cowen Dissertation Award for the Promotion of Wellness: 
    Andrew Lohmann, PhD
    Louis Brown, PhD

    Outstanding Dissertation Award: 
    Sarah Chilenski, PhD
    Darcy Freedman, PhD

    Ethnic Minority Mentorship Award: 
    Meg Bond, PhD

    Award for Special Contributions to Public Policy: 
    Steve Howe, PhD

    John Kalafat Award in Applied Community Psychology for Community Practitioners: 
    Bill Berkowitz, PhD


Div. 29 (Psychotherapy)

    Distinguished Publication of Psychotherapy Research Award: 
    Michelle Newman, PhD


Div. 30 (Society of Psychological Hypnosis)

    Awards for Distinguished Scientific Contribution to Psychological Hypnosis: 
    Arreed Barabasz, PhD, EdD
    Marianne Barabasz, EdD


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

    Outstanding Psychologist Award: 
    Katherine C. Nordal, PhD


Div. 32 (Society for Humanistic Psychology)

    Carmi Harari Early Career Award: 
    Alan Pope, PhD

    Charlotte and Karl Bühler Award: 
    David L. Rennie, PhD

    Rollo May Award: 
    Larry M. Leitner, PhD

    Carl Rogers Award: 
    Peter F. Schmid


Div. 33 (Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities)

    Edgar A. Doll Award for Outstanding Scientific Contributions: 
    Sara S. Sparrow, PhD

    John W. Jacobson Award for Critical Thinking: 
    James A. Mulick, PhD


Div. 35 (Society for the Psychology of Women)

    The Bonnie R. Stickland and Jessica Henderson Daniel Award for Distinguished Mentoring: 
    Linda Forrest, PhD

    Corann Okorodudu International Women's Advocacy Award: 
    Louise Evans, PhD

    Carolyn Payton Early Career Award: 
    Dionne Stephens, PhD

    Carolyn Wood Sherif Award: 
    Joan Chrisler, PhD

    Div. 35/Association for Women in Psychology Annual Prize for Psychological Research on Women and Gender: 
    Lindsay M. Orchowski
    Sally Theran, PhD

    Geis Memorial Award for Dissertation Research: 
    Julie E. Phelan

    Heritage Award: 
    Susan A. Basow, PhD

    Hyde Graduate Student Research Grant Award: 
    Chris Allen, Amy Lehrner

    Mary Roth Walsh Teaching the Psychology of Women Award: 
    Andrea Dottolo, PhD

    Sue Rosenberg Zalk Award for Distinguished Service: 
    Karen Fraser Wyche, PhD

    Psychology of Black Women Graduate Student Award (Section I): 
    Bryana French

    Laura Brown Distinguished Contributions Award (Section IV): 
    Ruth Fassinger, PhD

    New Fellows: 
    Glenn Good, PhD
    Alexandra Rutherford, PhD
    Jane Simoni, PhD
    Ingrid Johnston-Robledo, PhD
    Bonnie Moradi, PhD
    Josephine Tan, PhD
    Eileen Zurbriggen, PhD


Div. 36 (Psychology of Religion)

    Distinguished Service Award: 
    Richard Gorsuch, PhD

    Virginia Sexton Mentoring Award: 
    Carrie Doehring, PhD

    Margaret Gorman Early Career Award: 
    Adam Cohen, PhD

    William C. Bier Award: 
    Fraser Watts, PhD


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

    Nicholas Hobbs Award: 
    Donald Wertlieb, PhD

    Distinguished Child Advocacy Award: 
    Olivia Golden, PhD

    Interdivisional Exemplary Service Award: 
    Mary Campbell


Div. 38 (Health)

    Outstanding Contributions to Health Psychology (Senior Award): 
    Howard A. Tennen, PhD

    Outstanding Contributions to Health Psychology (Junior Award): 
    Angela J. Grippo, PhD
    Angela Fagerlin, PhD

    Timothy B. Jeffrey Memorial Award for Outstanding Contributions to Clinical Health Psychology: 
    Tu Ahn Ngo, PhD

    Nathan Perry Career Service to Health Psychology Award: 
    Robert T. Croyle, PhD

    Outstanding Contributions to Developmental Health Psychology Award: 
    Margaret Gatz, PhD


Div. 40 (Clinical Neuropsychology)

    Blue Ribbon Awards: 
    Christine Till, PhD
    Talar Hopyan, PhD
    Mark Daniel, PhD
    Saurabh Gupta, PhD

    Science Advisory Committee Award for Excellence in Applied Neuropsychological Research: 
    Mark L Ettenhofer, PhD

    Science Advisory Committee Award for Excellence in Cognitive Neuroscience Research: 
    Jennifer Iudicello

    Pearson Assessment Awards: 
    Amanda J. Hornaday
    Jiyeon Lee

    Early Career Award: 
    Nancy Chiaravalloti, PhD

    Junior Investigator Pilot Grant Awards: 
    Farzin Irani, PhD
    Heather Belanger, PhD

    Student Travel Awards: 
    Lisa Jacola
    Melissa Castro


Div. 42 (Psychologists in Independent Practice)

    Distinguished Psychologist of the Year: 
    Robert J. Resnick, PhD

    Distinguished Public Service Award: 
    Barbara Van Dahlen Romberg, PhD

    Mentoring Award: 
    Steven Walfish, PhD

    Best of the Independent Practitioner Award: 
    G. Andrew H. Benjamin, PhD, JD


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

    Clarity Award: 
    Brent Hawks, DMin

    Distinguished Book Award: 
    Lisa M. Diamond, PhD

    Distinguished Contribution to Education and Training: 
    Kathleen Bieschke, PhD

    Distinguished Contribution to Ethnic Minority Issues: 
    Karine L. Waters, PhD

    Distinguished Professional Contribution: 
    Beverly Lepischak

    Distinguished Scientific Contribution: 
    Caitlin Ryan, PhD

    Distinguished Service Award: 
    Gregory M. Herek, PhD

    Distinguished Student Contribution: 
    Lore M. Dickey

    Evelyn Hooker Award for Distinguished Contribution by an Ally: 
    Marvin R. Goldfried, PhD

    Presidential Citation: 
    Rebecca E. Fox

    Richard A. Rodriguez Student Travel Award: 
    Angel Marie Eno
    Bryce Way McDavitt

    Task Force on Mentoring Award: 
    Michael Parent

    Malyon-Smith Award: 
    Anna Dendy

    Bisexual Foundation Award: 
    Lindsey Brooks


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

    A. Toy Caldwell-Colbert Distinguished Student Service Award: 
    Annel Cordero

    Distinguished Student Research Award: 
    Kristine M. Molina

    Emerging Professional Award: 
    Juan Carlos Arango, PhD

    Distinguished Career Contributions to Research Award: 
    Frederick T.I. Leong, PhD

    Distinguished Career Contributions to Service Award: 
    Teresa LaFromboise, PhD

    Charles and Shirley Thomas Award: 
    Helen A. Neville, PhD

    Lifetime Achievement Award: 
    Patricia Arredondo, EdD


Div. 46 (Media)

    News Media Recognition Awards: 
    Carolyn Abraham
    Nancy Shute

    Awards for Distinguished Lifetime Contributions to Media Psychology: 
    Dorothy Singer, EdD
    Lenore Walker, EdD

    Distinguished Professional Contributions to Media Psychology: 
    Roger Klein, PhD


Div. 47 (Exercise and Sport)

    Award for Distinguished Contributions to Education and Training in Exercise and Sport Psychology:
   
Edward Etzel, EdD

    Dissertation Award: 
    Mercedes Carswell, PhD


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

    Peace Psychology Early Career Award: 
    Phillip Atiba Goff, PhD

    Morton Deutsch Conflict Resolution Award: 
    David Adams, PhD

    Ralph K. White Lifetime Achievement Award: 
    Thomas Pettigrew, PhD


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

    Practitioner of the Year Award: 
    Larry Beer, PhD

    Student of the Year Award: 
    Joseph Hugh Hammer


Div. 52 (International)

    Outstanding International Psychologist Award (U.S. resident): 
    Chris E. Stout, PsyD

    Outstanding International Psychologist Award (non-U.S. resident): 
    Marilyn P. Safir, PhD

    Florence L. Denmark/Mary E. Reuder Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Psychology of Women and Gender: 
    Kathryn Northworthy, PhD

    Ursula Gielen Global Psychology Book Awards: 
    Jagdeep S. Chhokar, PhD
    Felix C. Brodbeck, PhD
    Robert J. House, PhD


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

    Distinguished Career Award: 
    William Pelham, PhD


Div. 54 (Society of Pediatric Psychology)

    Martin P. Levin Mentorship Award: 
    Grayson Holmbeck, PhD

    Logan Wright Distinguished Research Award: 
    Maureen M. Black, PhD

    Lee Salk Distinguished Service Award: 
    Terry Stancin, PhD

    Routh Early Career Award: 
    Avani C. Modi, PhD


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

    Outstanding Contribution to RxP on a National Level: 
    Bob McGrath, PhD

    Outstanding Contribution to RxP on a State Level: 
    Robin Henderson, PsyD
    Lynnea Lindsey, PhD
    David Wade, PhD


Div. 56 (Trauma)

    Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Science of Trauma Psychology: 
    Jennifer J. Vasterling, PhD

    Award for Outstanding Contributions to Practice in Trauma Psychology: 
    Francine Shapiro, PhD

    Award for Outstanding Service to the Field of Trauma Psychology: 
    Farris K. Tuma, ScD

    Award for Lifetime Achievement: 
    Charles R. Figley, PhD

    Award for Outstanding Dissertation: 
    Michael V. Baratta, PhD