Anne Anastasi General Psychology Graduate Student Research Award
This award is named for the APA past president and co-founder of the society, and funded by the Anne Anastasi Foundation. Each of two recipients of this award will receive $300 and a certificate. The winner will be decided based on the student's vitae and research plan, plus a supporting letter from the student's advisor.
Annual deadline: February 15
There are no restrictions on nominees, and self-nominations as well as nominations by others are encouraged.
How to Apply
I. A cover sheet that includes the following information:
Candidates for this award should submit the following:
There are two levels of the Anastasi Award: Students with 2 years or less of graduate study and those with more than 2 years of graduate study. Circle the one that best applies to you:
a. Two years or less of study beyond the baccalaureate.
b. More than two years beyond the baccalaureate.
I completed my masters' degree in year: ________. Did not complete a masters' degree _______.
a. Name + email
c. A mentor + email
d. Focus of research, title
II. Send the next three as attachments:
Research statement on your past/present/future work (two-three pages, with limited number of important citations)
Your curriculum vitae
Supporting letter from one mentor, either attached or sent separately
These must be sent electronically to one of the co-chairs of the committee, Harold Takooshian, PhD or Vincent Hevern, PhD.
General comments on the award may be made to the Awards Coordinator, Josephine Tan, PhD.
Livia Veselka, MA, York University, Personality assessment, behavioral genetics, and models of subclinical socially aversive traits (Under two years of graduate work)
Dylan G. Gee, MA, University of California, Los Angeles, Developmental trajectories of neural circuitry subserving emotion regulation among children and adolescents (Two or more years of graduate work)
Jeremy Trevelyan Burman, MA, York University, Understanding the misunderstanding of psychological science, past and present
Nicholas C. Jacobson, BA, Pennsylvania State University, Evolutionary analysis of depressed and anxious moods
Gerardo Ramirez, MA, University of Chicago, The cognitive mechanism underlying math anxiety in early elementary school
Alice Ann Spurgin, BA, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Pediatric neuro-oncology and the impact of motivational states on neuropsychological performance
Kelly C. Young-Wolff, MA, University of Southern California and Yale University, Investigation of risk and resiliency factors for stress-related alcohol consumption
Luis D. Medina, Individualism, collectivism, and cognitive fluency: How self-construals affect cognition (Under two years of graduate work)
Michael K. Scullin, MA, What is the role of sleep in cognition, health, and aging? (Two or more years of graduate work)
Kristy E. Benoit, MS, Interpretation bias in anxious mothers and their children
Rachel G. Higier, Mass., Neurocognitive functioning in twins with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder: An etiologicalperspective
Theresa A. Morgan, Links between temperament and function of problem behavior
Michael L. Sulkowski, MEd, Violence prevention and school crisis management
Gloria Luong: Age and Cross Cultural Differences in Emotion Regulation Strategy Use and Effectiveness
Miriam Bocarsly, Maternal high-fat diet in rats increases ethanol consumption and preference in offspring
Cynthia J. Najdowski, Mass., Law, psychology, and experimental research on false confessions
Eric R. Pedersen, Mass., Brief online interventions for alcohol abuse among American college students studying abroad
Kelli Vaughn-Blount, Mass., History of women in psychology
John P. Mack: Comparison of ethics codes across disciplines, State University of New York at Buffalo
Anne C. Fernandez, and Mark D. Wood, University of Rhode Island
Katherine E. Lunsford, Andy Monanez, Russell M. Sanchez, Q. Zhang, Tara Gloyna, Lee Shapiro, Texas A & M College of Medicine
Minsun Kim, and Young Seok Seo, Yonsei University, Seoull, Republic of Korea
Matthew L. Dixon, Taylor W. Schmitz, and Eve De Rosa, Univerity of Toronto, Canada
Madalyn Marcus, and Henny Westra, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada