Awards



 

DISTINGUISHED PUBLICATION

Books or articles published in each calendar year may be eligible for a Distinguished Publication Award to be awarded in August of the year following publication. Any AWP member can nominate publications for the DPA; self-nominations are welcome. Submissions are judged on creativity, methodological soundness, clarity, and importance to the understanding of women, gender issues, and sex roles.

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FLORENCE DENMARK

The Association for Women in Psychology is honored to present a special award in the name of our generous and kind foremother Florence Denmark. In addition to her outstanding contributions to AWP in particular and to the psychology of women in general, Florence Denmark is also notable for her selfless mentoring of women around the world.

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DISTINGUISHED CAREER

Award given every few years by the Distinguished Publication Award (DPA) committee to honor a former DPA winner. The Distinguished Career award is based on a career of books and articles that make a significant, substantial, and sustaining contribution to research and theory advancing our understanding of the psychology of women and promote the goals of the Association for Women in Psychology.

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OLIVA ESPIN

An award for Social Justice Concerns in Feminist Psychology recognizing work in the areas of Gender and Immigration and Ethnicity, Religion, and Sexual Orientation. The award was established through a generous founding contribution from Oliva Espin, a long time AWP member and feminist scholar.

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DORIS HOWARD LIFETIME SERVICE

The Doris Howard Lifetime Service Award was inaugurated in March, 1999, to recognize service to AWP over an extended period of time. It is awarded by the Implementation Collective to recognize persons who have provided exceptional service to AWP over at least a 20-year period in a variety of forms.

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LESBIAN PSYCHOLOGIES

Lesbian Psychologies Unpublished Manuscripts Award The Association for Women in Psychology encourages theoretical and empirical scholarship that addresses the psychology of lesbians. Unpublished manuscripts focusing on any topic relevant to the psychology of lesbians are invited.

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CHRISTINE LADD-FRANKLIN

The award is named in honor of Christine Ladd-Franklin (1847-1930), an early scientist whose career provided a painful example of the way institutional sexism operated to exclude women from careers in psychology and the sciences. The Christine Ladd-Franklin (CLF) Award is presented annually by the AWP Implementation Collective (IMPs) to a member who has made significant and extensive contributions to the AWP.

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WOMEN & GENDER RESEARCH

Annual Prize for Psychological Research on Women and Gender by Graduate or Undergraduate Students The Society for the Psychology of Women (SPW) of the American Psychological Association and the Association of Women in Psychology (AWP) seek research manuscripts for their Annual Student Prize for Psychological Research on Women and Gender.

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JEWISH WOMEN'S CAUCUS

JWC AWARD FOR SCHOLARSHIP Awarded by the AWP Jewish Women's Caucus Purpose: Intended to recognize, further the development of, and honor distinguished scholarship in the field of the psychology of Jewish Women.

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WOMEN OF COLOR

AWP Annual Women of Color Psychologies Award Promoting scholarship by and about Women of Color We invite empirical, theoretical, and applied papers and book chapters that contribute significantly to the understanding of the psychology of women of color.

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BEST STUDENT POSTER

Unger-Frieze Prize for the best student poster presentation at AWP. This award was established in 2009 by the Researchers' Caucus and was named in honor of Rhoda Unger and Irene Frieze, two women well known for their early leadership in feminist research and strong supporters of the Researchers' Caucus. It was first awarded at the 2010 AWP conference in Portland, OR.

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SPECTRUM LGBTQ+ AWARD

Gender and Sexual Minority Manuscript Awar?The Association for Women in Psychology encourages submissions of theoretical and empirical manuscripts that address the psychology gender and sexual minorities, including those who identify as LGBTQ. Manuscripts focusing on any topic relevant to the psychology of gender and sexual minorities are invited.

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