Recognitions given at the 2012 Business meeting in Orlando, Fla.:
Arthur Teicher Group Psychologist of the Year Award: Dr. Sally Barlow
First annual Diversity Award: Dr. Melba Vasquez
D. Martin Kivlighan, III (first place)
Kacey Greening (second place)
Brian Amos (third place)
Dissertation Award (sponsored by Richard Moreland): Dr. Andrew Carton
"A theory, measure, and empirical test of subgroups in work teams"
- Dr. Zipora Shechtman for distinguished research on adolescents and
- Dr. Lee Gillis for meritorious service to the organization
- Dr. Leann Terry for meritorious service to the organization
- Dr. Lynn Rapin
- Dr. Maria Riva
- Dr. Jean Keim
Division 49 Awards
Arthur Teicher Group Psychologist of the Year Award
This award honors a distinguished group psychologist whose theory, research, or practice has made some important contributions to our knowledge of group behavior.
This award honors a recent dissertation by someone whose research on small groups seems especially promising.
Beginning in 2012, the Diversity Award will be given every year to a group psychologist who has made outstanding contributions that promote understanding and respect for diversity in group psychology practice, research, service or mentoring.
Student Poster Awards
The Society of Group Psychology and Group Psychotherapy (APA Division 49) offers up to three awards for students presenting posters at the Annual APA Convention.