Oliva Espín 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 Espín, a long time AWP member and feminist scholar. It was Oliva’s desire to recognize the work of feminists who are making important contributions to practice, education and training, and/or scholarship in the areas of (a) Gender and Immigration and (b) Ethnicity, Religion, and Sexual Orientation. Oliva’s life long contributions to each of these areas of feminist practice and scholarship have been significant. AWP is pleased to partner with Oliva to recognize and support ongoing work in these important areas. Nominations and submissions may be made on the basis of noteworthy contributions to (a) practice, (b) education and training, and/or (c) scholarship (presented, published, or unpublished in APA-style publication-ready format) in one of the following two areas: Gender and Immigration or the intersection of Ethnicity, Religion, and Sexual Orientation.
All nominations, submissions, and supporting documentation must be received via email attachment (PDF) by the Dec 31 annually. Direct materials and questions to Kayla Weiner, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline: December 31st annually.
The Award will be announced at the AWP Conference and the recipient will be invited to present at the AWP Annual Conference.
Award: A $250 cash prize will be awarded.
Donations: Individuals wishing to contribute to the Oliva Espín Award fund (to help sustain cash prizes) can do so by sending a check payable to AWP (in the note area indicate ‘Oliva Espín Award’) to Kathy McCloskey email@example.com
Oliva will be notified of your gift.
2021 - No award given
2020 – No award given
2019 – Susan A. Gore
2018 – No award given
2017 – No award given
2016 – Sel J. Hwahng, Bennett Allen, Cathy Zadoretzky, Hannah Barber, Courtney McKnight, and Don DesJarlais
2015 – Alison Cerezo, Alijandro Morales, Danielle Quintero, and Stephanie Rothman
2014 – No award given
2013 – Beverly Greene
2012 – Elma Lorenzo-Blanco
2011 – No award given
2010 – Ada L. Sinacore
2009 – Ann Fischer and Kurt DeBord
2008 – Inaugural Award – Oksana Yakushko