Dissertation Award in Developmental Psychology
This award is given to an individual whose dissertation is judged to be an outstanding contribution to developmental psychology. Criteria include: important question, strong theoretical rationale, systematic methods, publishable in a top journal, well-written summary, contribution to developmental science and theory, and a strong letter of support from the dissertation advisor. The awardee must have completed his or her dissertation as a part of a developmental graduate program and the dissertation defense must have taken place during 2011 or 2012. The award is given at the annual APA Convention. To make a nomination, please submit an electronic summary of the research (maximum 2,000 words, excluding references) to the Chair of the Dissertation Award Committee. Accompanying the summary should be an electronic letter from the chair of the student’s dissertation committee. This letter should attest to the student’s primary and major contributions to the research and explain why the dissertation is worthy of the award.
Send materials (preferably by e-mail) to:
Leslie J. Carver, Psychology Department, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, LaJolla, CA 92093-0109;
The deadline for receipt of nominations is 3/15/2013.
Previous Award Recipients
||Dymphna C. van den Boom
||Lisa Jane Bridges
||Martha Ann Bell
||Theo Linda Dawson
||Ashley Elisabeth Maynard
||Florrie Fei-Yin Ng