Florence L. Denmark Award for Contributions to Women and Aging

The purpose of the award is to recognize scholarly or public policy accomplishments, or both, in the area of women and aging.

Deadline:

Sponsor: Division 35

Description

The Society for the Psychology of Women seeks nominations for the award initiated by Div. 35's Committee on Women and Aging, in honor of Dr. Florence L. Denmark for her tireless work over many years on both gender and aging issues.

The recipient of the Florence L. Denmark Award for Contributions to Women and Aging in its inaugural year (2010) was Dr. Sally Shumaker, professor of social sciences and health policy at Wake Forest University. Shumaker is a widely published and highly reputed scholar who has made major contributions to psychological research on women's health, especially in the field of cardiac disease. Shumaker has played a central role in the Women's Health Initiative Study and has founded the Graylyn Conferences of Women's Cognitive Aging and Health.

Eligibility

Individuals with scholarly or public policy accomplishments, or both, in the area of women and aging are invited to apply for this award.

How to Apply

Annual deadline: May 15

Nominations should include:

  • A letter of nomination.
  • A 500-word statement describing the nominee's contributions to scholarship or public policy, or both, on women and aging.
  • The nominee's current CV.

The nomination may also include letters of support. Self-nominations are acceptable.

The deadline for nominations is May 15. Please submit nominations/self-nominations and materials via email as Word or PDF attachments to:

Ellen Cole, chair, Florence L. Denmark Award for Contributions to Women and Aging

Past Recipients

2017
Lisa Hollis-Sawyer, PhD

2016
Ellen Cole, PhD

2015
Toni M. Calasanti, PhD and Kathleen F. Slevin, PhD

2013
Joan Chrisler, PhD and Varda Muhlbauer, PhD

2011
Mary Gergen, PhD

2010
Sally Shumaker, PhD