2013 call for nominations for CSES Leadership Awards

Applaud the 2012 leadership awardees and submit nominations for the 2013 award

Models of excellence

As we close the year, the committee would like to take a final opportunity to recognize its 2012 leadership awardees. 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., where it lauded the efforts and works of its 2012 awardees for their efforts in:

  • 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.

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.

Call for Leadership Award nominees

Do you know someone making a difference?

Take this opportunity to highlight a colleague or the work that you've done. 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 well-being of the poor. The deadline for nominations is June 1, 2013.

For more information, please visit the CSES Leadership Awards page.