Student Dissertation in Media Psychology and Technology

Div. 46 awards outstanding research related to any form of media or technology.

Sponsor: Division 46


This award is made for outstanding research related to any form of media or technology including:

  • Internet.
  • Radio.
  • Television.
  • Print research/applications.
  • Multimedia telecommunications.
  • Virtual reality.
  • Distance learning.
  • Telehealth services.
  • Product development.

The award includes a $200 stipend and one year of free membership in Div. 46.


Applicants must be graduating from a doctoral program and have completed the dissertation between January and December of the two years before the year the award is given.

How to Apply
  • Send a letter of nomination highlighting the nominee's research, publications, teaching, training, leadership and/or other relevant information.
  • Include the nominee's CV and statement about his or her research or accomplishments.

Please submit this information to the chair of the Awards Committee, Mary Alvord.

Past Recipients

Allison Otto, PsyD


Debby Almonte, PhD


Stephen Hamp, PhD


Kathrine Gapinski, PhD