APS William James Fellow Award
The APS William James Fellow Award honors APS members for their lifetime of significant intellectual contributions to the basic science of psychology.
2019 James Award Recipients
- Daniel T. Gilbert
- Lynn Nadel
The University of Arizona
- Elizabeth A. Phelps
- Janet F. Werker
APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award
The APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award honors APS members for their lifetime of significant
intellectual achievements in applied psychological research and their impact on a critical problem in
society at large.
2019 Cattell Award Recipients
- George A. Bonanno
- Roberta L. Klatzky
Carnegie Mellon University
- Robert J. MacCoun
Stanford Law School
APS Mentor Award
The APS Mentor Award honors those who have significantly fostered the careers of others, recognizing APS members who masterfully help students and others find their own voices and discover their own research and career goals.
2019 Mentor Award Recipients
- Geraldine Downey
- Carol S. Dweck
- Marcia K. Johnson
- Mark H. Johnson
University of Cambridge and Birkbeck, University of London
APS Janet Taylor Spence Award For Transformative Early Career Contributions
The APS Janet Taylor Spence Award recognizes transformative early-career contributions to psychological science. Award winners are APS members who are among our most creative and promising investigators.
2019 Spence Award Recipients Announced
Eight psychological scientists have been selected as the recipients of the 2019 APS Janet Taylor Spence Award. The recipients are Luke Chang, Dartmouth College; Mina Cikara,Harvard University; Molly Crockett, Yale University; Katherine Ehrlich, University of Georgia; Willem Frankenhuis, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands; Jon Freeman, New York University; Michael Treadway, Emory University; and Scott Vrieze, University of Minnesota.
Fellow status is awarded to APS members who made sustained outstanding contributions to the science of psychology in the areas of research, teaching, service, and/or application.
APS Rising Stars
The Rising Star designation recognizes outstanding APS members in the earliest stages of their post-PhD research careers whose innovative work has already advanced the field and signals great potential for their continued contributions.