Announcing Recipients of SPSP’s Diversity, Mentoring, and Service Awards
SPSP is proud to announce the recipients of our Diversity, Mentoring, and Service Awards. This group represents a wide variety of psychologists who have each made significant contributions to our field. Please join us in congratulating them!
Jenessa Shapiro Award for Contributions to Diversity and Inclusion
The Jenessa Shapiro Award for Contributions to Diversity and Inclusion recognizes a faculty member who has had a direct and significant impact on the representation and experiences of underrepresented individuals in social and personality psychology and/or the broader community.
Please join us in congratulating this year's winners, Belinda Campos, of the University of California, Irvine, and Ayşe Üskül, of the University of Sussex.
Ambady Award for Mentoring Excellence
The Ambady Award for Mentoring Excellence is a teaching and mentoring award that honors a personality or social psychologist who has demonstrated a career-long commitment to fostering the professional and intellectual development of students and early career researchers. This award is intended to recognize exceptional and selfless efforts to shape our field through mentoring activities that promote research integrity, impact, and productivity, and also a record of serving as an accessible and supportive advisor.
The award is named in memory of Nalini Ambady, who was widely known for her dedicated mentoring of undergraduates, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and junior faculty.
Please join us in congratulating this year's winner, Shinobu Kitayama, of the University of Michigan.
Undergraduate Teaching and Mentoring Award
This teaching and mentoring award was designed to recognize excellence in teaching and mentoring among faculty at colleges and universities that do not have Ph.D. programs in social and/or personality psychology. The award is open to faculty at community colleges and those whose teaching is primarily online.
Please join us in congratulating this year's winner, Wind Goodfriend, of Buena Vista University.
SPSP Award for Distinguished Service to the Society
The SPSP Award for Distinguished Service to the Society recognizes distinguished service specifically to SPSP.
Please join us in congratulating this year's winner, Alison Ledgerwood, of the University of California, Davis.
Service to the Field Award on Behalf of Personality and Social Psychology
The SPSP Service to the Field Award on Behalf of Personality and Social Psychology is for distinguished efforts by individuals to benefit the field of social and personality psychology generally.
Please join us in congratulating this year's winner, Simine Vazire, of the University of Melbourne.