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Master Lecturers and Distinguished Scientist Lecturers: Call for Nominations

The APA Board of Scientific Affairs (BSA) is soliciting nominations for speakers for the 2011 Master Lecture Program and the 2011 Distinguished Scientist Lecture Program. 

The Master Lecture Program supports up to five psychological scientists to speak at the APA Annual Convention.  For the 2011 Convention, to be held August 4-7 in Washington, DC, speakers will be selected in the following areas:

 - applied psychology
 - biopsychology
 - cognition & perception
 - health psychology & behavioral medicine
 - personality & individual differences

The Distinguished Scientist Lecture Program supports up to three psychological scientists to speak at Regional Psychological Association meetings to be held in 2011.  Speakers must be actively engaged in research, with expertise in any area. 

Selected speakers receive an honorarium of $500 and up to $1,000 reimbursement for travel expenses.  All nominees should be excellent public speakers.  BSA will review all nominations at its 2010 spring meeting.  Nominations may be for either or both the Distinguished Lecture Program or the Master Lecture Program.  See the BSA web site for lists of previous Master Lecture speakers and Distinguished Lecture speakers.

To nominate a psychologist for either or both programs, please submit the name of the nominee and their CV by e-mail or fax (202-336-5953) to Rachel Martin.  Self-nominations are welcome.  Nominations must be received by February 15, 2010.