Awards & Honors

APS Fellow and Charter Member Shelley E. Taylor, University of California, Los Angeles, was awarded the inaugural Clifton Strengths Prize at the Fifth Annual International Positive Psychology Summit organized by the Gallup Positive Psychology Institute. The Prize was created in memory of Donald O. Clifton — a former chair of More

APS Fellow Camilla P. Benbow has been appointed by President Bush to serve a six-year term on the National Science Board (NSB). As a board member, Benbow will counsel the President on scientific issues, as well as oversee the National Science Foundation, a federal agency created in 1950 that promotes More

The International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP) recently honored APS Fellow Edwin P. Hollander with an Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions. Celebrating over fifty years of Hollander’s innovative research in the psychology of leadership, the IAAP awards committee was “enthusiastically unanimous in choosing [him] for this well-deserved honor.” Hollander was More

APS Member Marvin Chun, Yale University, received the Troland Research Award from the National Academy of Sciences. The $50,000 prize is awarded every year since 1984 to two young (under 40 years old) researchers in recognition of unusual achievement in empirical psychological research. According to the Academy, Chun was honored More