Anne Anastasi Dissertation Award

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Sponsor: Division 5

Description

The Anne Anastasi Dissertation Award recognizes distinguished dissertations that address a topic in the field of quantitative research methods (assessment, evaluation, measurement, statistics). Award recipients attending the APA convention will receive the following:

  • An invitation to present at the subsequent APA convention (length varies by award).
  • A cash award of $500 to help offset travel expenses to the subsequent APA convention.

All award recipients will also receive:

  • An honorary one-year membership to Div. 5.
  • An awards plaque and a place in history.

The annual deadline for this award is the first Friday of December.

Questions about the awards, nominations and the review process can be addressed to Nathan Kuncel. The outcome of the review process will be announced each year in March.

Eligibility

To be eligible for this award, the nominee’s dissertation must have a dissertation completion date within three years of the submission deadline. Neither the nominator nor nominee need be a current or former member of either the APA or Div. 5. Both self-nominations and nominations of others will be considered.

How to Apply
Nomination materials should include:
  1. An abstract of 1,000-2,000 words that (a) summarizes the dissertation and (b) highlights its broader theoretical and/or applied relevance and importance.
  2. A letter of support from the dissertation adviser (or other faculty member from the institution where the dissertation was completed) that describes (a) the significance of the dissertation to the field, (b) the implications of the project for future research, and (c) the promise of the nominee for future contributions to research or professional practice.
  3. The nominee’s current curriculum vitae.
  4. Please send all requested nomination materials to Nathan Kuncel by the first Friday in December. In your email, please ask for a confirmation that your materials have been received. If you do not receive a confirmation, please follow up to make sure that your materials have been received.
Past Recipients
2017

Qiwei He

2016

Mariola Moeyaert

2015

Carel F. W. Peeters

2014

Nathaniel E. Helwig

2013

A.G.J. (Rens) van de Schoot

2012

Zhushan “Mandy” Li

2011

Sarah Depaoli

2010

Clintin P. Davis-Stober

2009

2009 Libo Li

2008

Hsiu-Ting Yu

2007

Guangjian Zhang

2006

Yanyan Sheng

2005

Emilio Ferrer

2004

Kristopher J. Preacher

2003

Sarah McConnell Hartzson

1994

Nalini Ambady

1993

Ruth Axman Childs

1992

Joseph L. Fava

1991

Jeanie L-Jen Weng

1990

P. Scott Richards

1989

Walter M. Houston