CSES 2012 Leadership Awardees
The Committee on Socioeconomic Status (CSES) is delighted to celebrate its 2012 Leadership Awardees at the 120th APA Convention in Orlando, Fla. on Saturday, August 4, at the Peabody Orlando Hotel, in the Public Interest Suite.
CSES 2012 Leadership Award Recipients
Distinguished Leadership Award
Bernice Lott, PhD
Professor Emerita of Psychology & Women Studies
University of Rhode Island
Emerging Leadership Award
Lawrence H. Yang, PhD
Professor, Mailman School of Public Health
Organizational Leadership Award
APA’s Committee on Socioeconomic Status (CSES) invites nominations, including self-nominations, for the 2013 CSES Leadership Awards. CSES Leadership Awards recognize the outstanding achievements of psychologists and friends of psychology who have made significant contributions to the understanding of socioeconomic status and the lives and wellbeing of the underserved by: Promoting scientific understanding of the impact of poverty and SES on health, education and human welfare; Developing applications of psychology that address the effects of SES on psychological development and well-being and/or ; Advocating for social policy that will alleviate or reduce disparities among SES groups. All nominations must include:
A letter of nomination indicating the nominee as an emerging or a distinguished leader; and both describes and supports the individual’s leadership activities. Nomination letters should be no more than two pages long, double spaced.
A current curriculum vitae of the nominee
Two letters of support from individuals familiar with the nominee’s work and service to the discipline.
Awards for “emerging” and “distinguished” leadership will be granted. Emerging leaders are psychologists or friends of psychology who have 15 or fewer years of post-doctoral achievements, have made a substantial contribution to SES in psychology, and demonstrate promising professional achievement. Distinguished leaders are psychologists or friends of psychology who have more than 15 years of post-doctoral achievements, a longstanding influence on SES-related issues, and are recognized leaders in their area of expertise.
Award recipients will be selected by CSES, summer 2013 and awards will be presented at the 2013 APA Convention CSES Network Meeting in Hawaii. Deadline for submissions is June 1, 2013.