The Society for Personality and Social Psychology
is honored to announce
the 2013 Award recipients!
Come meet & congratulate them at the
2014 Awards Ceremony and Reception
Thursday February 13, 2014 at 7pm
Austin Convention Center - Room 12
Following the Presidential Symposium
-Sponsored by SPSP and Sage Publications
The 2013 Jack Block Award
Robert (Jeff) McCrae
National Institute on Aging, National Institute of Health
This award is for career research accomplishment or distinguished career contributions in personality psychology and honors an individual who has demonstrated "analytic sophistication, theoretical depth, and wide scholarship.”
The 2013 Donald T. Campbell Award
University of Virginia
This award is for career research accomplishment or distinguished career contributions in social psychology and honors an individual who "has contributed and is continuing to contribute to the field of social psychology in significant ways."
The 2013 Career Contribution Awards
C. Daniel Batson
University of Kansas
This award honors scholars who have made "major theoretical and/or empirical contributions to social psychology and/or personality psychology or to bridging these areas.” Recipients are recognized for distinguished scholarly contributions across productive careers.
The 2013 Robert B. Cialdini Award
Judith Harackiewicz (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Christopher Rozek (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Chris Hulleman (University of Virginia), & Janet Hyde (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
for their 2012 Psychological Science article entitled
"Helping parents to motivate adolescents in mathematics and science:
An experimental test of a utility-value intervention"
This award recognizes a publication "that best explicates social psychological phenomena principally through the use of field research methods and settings and that thereby demonstrates the relevance of the discipline to communities outside of academic social psychology.”
The 2013 Carol and Ed Diener Award in Personality Psychology
University of Rochester
This award recognizes a mid-career scholar "whose work substantially adds to the body of knowledge” in personality psychology and/or brings together personality psychology and social psychology.
The 2013 Carol and Ed Diener Award in Social Psychology
This award recognizes a mid-career scholar "whose work substantially adds to the body of knowledge” in social psychology and/or brings together personality psychology and social psychology.
The 2013 Distinguished Scholar Award
The award honors a scholar "who has made distinctively valuable research contributions across his or her career in areas that expand the core of social and personality research and/or integrates different topics in the discipline in significant ways.”
The 2013 Media Book Prize for the Promotion of Social and Personality Science
New York University-Stern
for "The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion"
(Pantheon Books, 2012)
This prize honors a book written by a psychologist that makes "a distinctive and important contribution to the field by promoting an understanding of the science of social and personality psychology to the general public.”
The 2013 Methodological Innovation Award
Anthony G. Greenwald
University of Washington
This award recognizes an individual who has made "a significant or sustained contribution to innovative methods in social and personality psychology. The award recognizes contributions that are especially likely to generate the discovery of new hypotheses, new phenomena, or new ways of thinking about the discipline of social/personality psychology.”
The 2014 SAGE Young Scholars Awards
University of Texas
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
University of Maryland
University of Washington
New York University
These awards support the research of junior colleagues and recognize "outstanding young researchers” representing the broad spectrum of personality and social psychology research areas.
The 2013 SPSP Awards for Distinguished Service to the Society
George (Al) Goethals
University of Richmond Jepson School of Leadership Studies
This award recognizes "distinguished service, either in the form of a particular, significant activity or cumulative contributions over time, to the Society.”
The 2013 SPSP Awards for Service on Behalf of Personality & Social Psychology
CUNY Graduate Center
This award ”recognizes distinguished efforts by individuals to benefit the field of social and personality psychology,” including noteworthy efforts to support educational and research activities in the field, professional leadership, and achievements that enhance the reputation of the field.
The 2013 Daniel M. Wegner Theoretical Innovation Prize
Kurt Gray (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill), Liane Young (Boston College), & Adam Waytz (Northwestern University)
for their 2012 Psychological Inquiry article entitled
"Mind Perception is the Essence of Morality.”
Sponsored by FPSP with the generous support of Worth Publishers
This prize recognizes "the most theoretically innovative article, book chapter, or unpublished manuscript of the year.” It honors theoretical articles that are especially likely to generate the discovery of new hypotheses, new phenomena, or new ways of thinking about the discipline of social/personality psychology.
2013 Robert B. Cialdini
Lisa Shu (Harvard University), Nina Mazar (University of Toronto), Francesca Gino (Harvard Business School), Dan Ariely (Harvard University), and Max Bazerman (Harvard University)
For their 2012 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences article entitled
Signing at the beginning makes ethics salient and decreases dishonest self-reports in comparison to signing at the end.
Thank you to all who served on the SPSP Award Nomination Panels
for your work in selecting these well-deserved awards!