Briggs Dissertation Award

This award is given for the best doctoral dissertation in applied experimental/engineering psychology.

Sponsor: Div. 21

Description
The Briggs Dissertation Award is given for the best doctoral dissertation in applied experimental/engineering psychology.Recipients of this award are invited to deliver an oral presentation as part of the Div. 21 program at the annual meeting of the APA. The presentation should address a scientific or technical topic reflecting the research contributions of the recipient.
Eligibility
Eligibility for the Briggs award terminates exactly two years after the commencement date at which the doctoral degree was awarded. If the nomination is unsuccessful, the nomination will remain within the review process for a second year unless the nominee’s eligibility expires. The nominator will be called upon in the succeeding year for an update of the nomination package or additional information.
How to Apply

The doctoral committee chair or a member of the dissertation committee must nominate dissertations. Nominations must include an executive summary and the dissertation. Please submit the award nomination form (PDF, 40KB) or a nominating letter and supporting documentation. Email submissions are encouraged.

For division awards nominations and questions, please contact:

Doug Wiegmann, PhD
Professor
University of Wisconsin-Madison
3214 Mechanical Engineering Building
1513 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706
Telephone: (608) 890-1932

Past Recipients

2017
Jing Chen

2016
Sara L. Riggs

2015
Nicole Werner 

2014
Christian Janssen 

2013
Cara Fausset

2012
Tobias Grundgeiger 

2011
Deborah Billings

2010
Michael Nees 

2009
Arathi Sethumadhavan

2008
Anne McLaughlin 

2007
Julian Sanchez

2006
Gareth E. Conway 

2005
Nina Keith

2004
Tal Oron-Gilad

2003
Paul Ward

2002
Gary S. Olacsi 

2001
Michelle Yeh

2000
Wesley A. Olson

1999
Beth Meyer

1998
Florian G. Jentsch

1997
Mark D. Lee

1996
Regina C. Colonia-Willner

1995
Nadine B. Sarter

1994
John F. Larish 

1993
Jeffrey G. Morrison

1992
Wendy A. Rogers 

1991
Michael F. Mohageg 

1990
Alex C. Kirlik

1989
Deborah A. Mitta 

1988
Chaya Garg-Janardan

1987
Lawrence H. Frank 

1986
Rolf J. Braune 

1985
Thomas S. Tullis 

1984
Robert J. Beaton 

1983
John G. Casali 

1982
James C. Guttman 

1981
Nicholas M. Simonelli 

1980
Gerald Birdwell 

1979
Gavan Lintern 

1978
Lawrence A. Scanlon