Proshansky-Newman prize winner

The Proshansky-Newman Award is the division’s professional achievement award and is presented to environmental psychologists

On alternate years, the Newman-Proshansky Award is awarded to population psychologists.

The winner of the 2012 Proshansky-Newman Award is Paul C. Stern, who has been the Director of the Committee on the Human Dimensions of Global Change (now the Board on Environmental Change and Society) at the National Research Council. At present he is senior scholar with the Board, staff offi cer assigned to the Committee to Advise the U.S. Global Change Research Program, and study director, Committee on Assessing the Impacts of Climate Change on Political and Social Stresses. Among his many awards, he has received the Sustainability Science Award from the Ecological Society of America for 2005, given to the 3 coauthors of “The Struggle to Govern the Commons,” published in Science, 2003, 302, 1907-1912. The award is given to “the author(s) of a peer-reviewed paper that makes the greatest contribution to the emerging science of ecosystem and regional sustainability.”