American Psychology-Law Society Book Award

The American Psychology-Law Society Book Award is given to a scholarly book devoted to psychology and law issues to recognize outstanding scholarship in psychology and law.

Deadline: November 1, 2015; November 1, 2016; November 1, 2017; November 1, 2018

Sponsor: Div. 41

Description

Biennial Deadline: Nov. 1

Beginning this year, the Book Award will be given separately for authored and edited books on an annual, rotating basis.

The winner of the award will be presented with a plaque, and invited to give an award address, at the 2015 meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society.

Eligibility

Authored scholarly books (but not textbooks) published in 2012 and 2013 will be considered for the award presented at the AP-LS conference in March 2015. (Edited books published in 2013 and 2014 will be considered for the award presented at the AP-LS conference in 2016.)

How to Apply
Nominations/Applications:

Nomination letters should include:

  • Title and publisher of the book
  • Month and year of publication, and
  • The names and addresses of all authors or editors.

Self nominations are encouraged.

Send nominations to: Mark Fondacaro, JD, PhD, Chair, Book Award Committee

Please send at least one (preferably two) copies of the nominated book to:/

Mark Fondacaro, JD, PhD, Chair, Book Award Committee
John Jay College, City University of New York
Department of Psychology
524 W 59th Street
10th Floor, Room 10.63.08
New York, NY 10019

Past Recipients
Previous Award Winners (given every two years)
2009-10

G. Daniel Lassiter and Christian A. Meissner, Police Interrogations and False Confessions: Current Research, Practice, and Policy Recommendations

2007-08

Roger J.R. Levesque, Adolescents, Media, and the Law

2005-06

William Foote and Jane Goodman-Delahunty, Evaluating Sexual Harassment: Psychological, Social and Legal Considerations in Forensic Examinations

2003-04

Barry Rosenfeld, Assisted Suicide and the Right to Die

2001-02

Kirk Heilbrun, Principles of Forensic Mental Health Assessment (1st time award was made)