Distinguished Scientific Contributions Award (Division 14)
The Distinguished Scientific Contributions Award is given to an individual who has made the most distinguished empirical and/or theoretical scientific contributions to the field of I-O psychology.
Nominees are considered for this award based on the following criteria:
The general nature of the nominee’s scientific contributions.
The most important theoretical and/or empirical contributions.
The impact of the nominee’s contributions on the science of I-O psychology, including the impact that the work has had on the work of students and colleague.
The stature of the nominee as a scientist vis-à-vis other prominent scientists in the field of I-O psychology.
This award is intended to recognize a lifetime of achievement.
The recipient of the award is given a plaque and a cash prize of $1,500. In addition, the recipient is invited to give an address that relates to his or her contributions at the subsequent meeting of SIOP.
Nominations may be submitted by any member of SIOP, the American Psychological Association, the American Psychological Society, or by any person who is sponsored by a member of one of these organizations. Self-nominations are welcome.
Only members of SIOP may be nominated for the award.
Nominees who are nonrecipients of the Distinguished Scientific Contributions Award, Distinguished Professional Contributions Award, and Distinguished Service Contributions Award will be reconsidered annually for 2 years after their initial nomination.
Nominations should include:
A current vita of the nominee should accompany the letter of nomination.
Materials that illustrate the contributions of the nominee.
Supporting letters may be included as part of the nomination packet. The number of supporting letters (not counting the nominating letter) for any given nomination should be between a minimum of three and a maximum of five.
Lawrence R. James, PhD
Wayne F. Cascio, PhD
Michael A. Campion
Murray R. Barrick, Michael K. Mount
Robert G. Folger, Angelo DeNisi
Walter C. Borman, Paul R. Sackett
Gary P. Latham, Robert D. Pritchard
Daniel R. Ilgen
Terence Mitchell, Victor H. Vroom
Charles L. Hulin
Frank Schmidt, John Hunter
Bernard M. Bass
Edwin A. Locke
J. Richard Hackman
John P. Campbell
Edward J. Lawler III
Lyman W. Porter
Raymond A. Katzell
Robert M. Guion
Ernest J. McCormick
Marvin D. Dunnette
Patricia C. Smith
William A. Owens