CSES 2012 Leadership Awards

Recipients recognized for distinguished leadership, emerging leadership and organizational leadership

APA's Committee on Socioeconomic Status (CSES) held its fifth annual SES Networking Event and Leadership Awards Ceremony at the 120th Annual APA Convention in Orlando, Fla. Each year, CSES recognizes two individual psychologists and one local community organization for:

  • 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.

  • Advocating for social policy that will alleviate or reduce disparities among SES groups. 

2012 Recipients

Distinguished Leadership
Bernice Lott, PhD
Professor Emerita of Psychology and Women’s Studies
College of Arts and Sciences, University of Rhode Island

Emerging Leadership
Lawrence Yang, PhD
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology
Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University

Organizational Leadership
Florida Impact
Tallahassee, Fla.