Environmental, Population, and Conservation Psychology Bulletin

A newsletter of Division 34
April 2011 |Vol. 6, No. 2 PDF iconDownload Issue (PDF, 573KB)


President’s Column

By W. Bruce Walsh, PhD President's message

W. Bruce Walsh provides a view into the many exciting events and topics of this year's Annual APA convention in Washington, DC, including the division name change and electronic voting ballots


  • 2011 Newman–Prohansky Award Winner
    The Newman–Proshansky Award is the division’s professional achievement award and is awarded to population psychologists. On alternate years, the Proshansky–Newman Award is awarded to environmental psychologists
  • Student Paper Competition Winner
    "A Place Just Right: Effects of Place Attachment on Preference for Restorative Environments" is the winning student paper and discusses how humans contend with many stressors in life, specifically for students focusing on lectures, writing papers and working on projects
  • Riley E. Dunlap Elected APA Fellow
    Best known for creating the New Environmental/Ecological Paradigm Scale. psychologist Riley E. Dunlap of Oklahoma State University, was elected as a 2010 APA Fellow
  • Vote for Division 34 Officers
    Please remember to vote for officers in the upcoming 2011 division elections
  • United Nations and Human Settlements
    Join the Committee on Human Settlement's Listserv and stay current on environmental issues from organizations like the UN Habitat
  • Upcoming Conference of the Environmental Design Research Association
    Learn about open work environments, what makes a home welcoming, store design in psychology and how other environmental asthetiics influence our behavior
  • Membership Committee Report
    Our membership goal for this year is 500 members and we are well on our way to meeting it
  • Student Committee Report
    The newest addition to Division 34 is the Student Committee, which is responsible for website resource pages including updating student meeting and convention information and increasing student membership
  • Treasurer’s Report
    This report compares and summarizes the division's financial growth between this year and last, and the anticipated financial expenditures requested by President Bruce Walsh
  • Report from APA Council
    This discusses APA's sound financial position, presidential initiatives, global climate change and other environmentally-sensitive issues
    By Susan D. Clayton, PhD
  • Division 34 Website Update
    Learn how the Division 34 Website is undergoing a major update to become more accessible and user friendly for visitors