Distinguished Scientific Contributions Award (Division 14)

This award is given in recognition of outstanding contributions to the science of industrial and organizational psychology.

Sponsor: Division 14

Description

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.

Eligibility

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.

How to Apply

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.

Submit forms electronically.

Past Recipients
2014

Lawrence R. James, PhD

2013

Wayne F. Cascio, PhD 

2010

Michael A. Campion

2009

Murray R. Barrick, Michael K. Mount

2008

Fritz Drasgow

2006

Ruth Kanfer

2005

Robert G. Folger, Angelo DeNisi

2004

Kevin Murphy

2003

Walter C. Borman, Paul R. Sackett

2002

Gary P. Latham, Robert D. Pritchard

2001

Daniel R. Ilgen

2000

Benjamin Schneider

1999

Neal Schmitt

1998

Terence Mitchell, Victor H. Vroom

1997

Charles L. Hulin

1996

Fred Fiedler

1995

Frank Schmidt, John Hunter

1994

Bernard M. Bass

1993

Edwin A. Locke

1992

J. Richard Hackman

1991

John P. Campbell

1990

Edward J. Lawler III

1989

Lyman W. Porter

1988

Raymond A. Katzell

1987

Robert M. Guion

1986

Ernest J. McCormick

1985

Marvin D. Dunnette

1984

Patricia C. Smith

1983

William A. Owens