Lesbian Psychologies


Eligibility and Nominations:


Purpose: The Association for Women in Psychology encourages theoretical and empirical scholarship that addresses the psychology of lesbians.

Topics: Manuscripts focusing on any topic relevant to the psychology of lesbians are invited.

Eligibility: Manuscripts (conference papers, dissertations, journal articles, or other manuscripts) can be unpublished, under review, accepted for publication or published. (Note: If you are submitting a published manuscript for consideration, please provide full citation and note that no manuscripts published PRIOR to Jan 1, 2017 will be considered.) Both sole and jointly authored papers are eligible. Manuscripts of less than 50 pages are preferred, but longer manuscripts are acceptable; however, no books will be considered. Members and nonmembers of the Association for Women in Psychology will be considered equally.  

Deadline: June 1, 2018

Review: Submissions must be made by manuscript author(s) to Lhyers@wcupa.edu by 11:59pm (Eastern Standard Time) on June 1st, 2018. Please include two word documents in your submission, one document containing the manuscript with no identifying information (including only the title, abstract, and manuscript body) and a second document containing contact information (i.e., author name(s) and contact information along with the title, abstract, and manuscript body). A panel of Association for Women in Psychology committee members will review the anonymous manuscripts. Submissions will be evaluated on the basis of sound methodology, clarity of writing, and relevance to the advancement of the psychology of lesbians.

Award: The award winner will be notified individually via email and also announced at American Psychology Association convention in August (the winner is not required to attend the APA award ceremony). The winner is invited to present the manuscript at the Annual Association for Women in Psychology conference and will receive a $250 honorarium.