Samuel J. Messick Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions
The Samuel J. Messick Distinguished Scientific Contributions Award, endowed by the Educational Testing Service in memory of Samuel J. Messick, PhD, is presented annually to honor an individual who has a long and distinguished history of scientific contributions within the field of quantitative research methods. 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.
Questions about the awards, nominations and the review process can be addressed to Deborah Bandalos. The outcome of the review process will be announced by March 15, 2018.
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.
Nomination materials should include:
- A nomination letter and two additional letters of support that describe the relevance, magnitude, and breadth of the nominee's scientific contributions to the field of quantitative methods throughout his or her career.
- The nominee's current curriculum vitae.
- A completed nomination form (PDF, 7.5KB) by the nominator. Please send all requested nomination materials to Deborah Bandalos by Dec. 1, 2017.
Stephen G. West
John R. Nesselroade
Wayne F. Velicer
Alan S. Kaufman
Robert C. MacCallum
Scott E. Maxwell
Roderick P McDonald
James H. Steiger
R. Darrell Bock
Robert P. Abelson
Robert L. Linn
Thomas D. Cook
Peter M. Bentler