Awards

Div. 25 sponsors the following annual awards. Each award includes an invitation to present an invited address at the APA convention.

  • B. F. Skinner Foundation New Researcher Award
    Recognizes innovative and important research in behavior analysis conducted within the first seven years of receiving a doctorate. One applied and one basic award will be given. Through the generosity of the B. F. Skinner Foundation, recipients are given a $500 award.

  • Fred S. Keller Behavioral Education Award
    Recognizes an individual for distinguished contributions to  educational research and practice.

  • Nathan H. Azrin Distinguished Contribution to Applied Behavior Analysis Award
    Recognizes innovative and important research on applications of behavioral principles to address socially significant human behavior.

  • Med Associates Distinguished Contribution to Basic Behavior Analysis Award
    Recognizes an individual who has made distinguished contributions to basic behavior analysis. It honors their innovative and important research that improves understanding of basic behavioral processes.

  • SEAB Don Hake Translational Research Award
    Recognizes distinguished research that bridges the basic/applied continuum of behavior analysis and represents the cross fertilization of both fields. Through the generosity of the Society for the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, recipients are given a $750 award.

  • SEAB Applied Behavior Analysis Dissertation Award
    Recognizes an individual whose recent doctoral research has significantly advanced applied knowledge in the field of basic behavioral processes.  In addition to a $250 award, through the generosity of the Society for the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, recipients are given $500 to help with the expense of traveling to the APA Convention.

  • SEAB Basic Behavior Analysis Dissertation Award
    Recognizes an individual whose recent doctoral research has significantly advanced fundamental knowledge in the field of basic behavioral processes.  In addition to a $250 award, through the generosity of the Society for the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, recipients are given $500 to help with the expense of traveling to the APA Convention.

Nominations for 2018 Awards

Nominations for the first five awards should include at least one letter of nomination and a copy of the nominee’s curriculum vita. In addition to these materials, nominations for the SEAB dissertation awards should include an electronic copy of the successfully defended dissertation (including all tables and figures). Nominees must be willing to receive their award and present an invited address at the 2018 APA Convention, in San Francisco.

Submit nominations electronically to the Div. 25 Awards Committee Chair, April Kisamore.

Completed nominations must be received by Oct. 29, 2017.