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SPSP Annual Awards - 2013
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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

Timothy Wilson

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

James Sidanius

Harvard University

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 Distinguished Scholar Award

Carol Dweck

Stanford University

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 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

Andrew Elliot

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

Nalini Ambady

Tufts University

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 Media Book Prize for the Promotion of Social and Personality Science

Jonathan Haidt

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

Paul Eastwick

University of Texas

Jochen Gebauer

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Edward Lemay

University of Maryland

Kristina Olson

University of Washington

Tessa West

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

Wendi Gardner

Northwestern University

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

Kay Deaux

CUNY Graduate Center

Hazel Markus

Stanford University

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.

 

 HONORABLE MENTIONS:

2013 Robert B. Cialdini

Honorable Mention

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.

 

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 Thank you to all who served on the SPSP Award Nomination Panels

for your work in selecting these well-deserved awards!

 

 

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