Award for Distinguished Contribution to Psychology and Law

Honors one who has made distinguished theoretical, empirical, and/or applied contributions to the field of psychology and law.

Sponsor: Div. 41

Description

The AP-LS Award for Distinguished Contribution to Psychology and Law honors one who has made distinguished theoretical, empirical, and/or applied contributions to the field of psychology and law. This Award will not be presented on a regular basis. Rather, it will be reserved for those individuals whose contributions are so unusual as to merit special commendation.

How to Apply

Nominations must include:

  • A copy of the nominee’s vita.
  • A letter detailing the nominee’s distinguished contributions to psychology and law.
  • Names and addresses of four individuals who are familiar with the nominee’s work and who would be able to address the nominee’s contributions to the field of psychology and law (or additional letters from these four individuals).

Self-nominations will not be considered. Please send nominations in electronic PDF or Word format to the past president.

Past Recipients

2014: Saul Kassin 

2013: Michael E. Lamb

2012: Thomas Grisso

2011: Norman Poythress

2010: Ronald Roesch

2008: Elizabeth Loftus

2006: Stanley Brodsky

2005: Janet Reno

2001: Gary Wells

1998: Larry Wrightsman

1992: Bruce Sales

1990: Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun

1988: John Monahan & Laurens Walker

1986: Saleem Shah; 1st time this award was made