Behavior Analysis

Division 25 of the American Psychological Association

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Awards Granted by Division 25

The Division presents six awards at the APA annual meeting. Clicking on the award name will display a list of previous recipients. 


The B. F. Skinner New Researcher Award for important, innovative work conducted by individuals who are within seven years of receiving their doctorate.

2013 Basic Recipient:  Matthew T. Weaver, Mercyhurst University. For innovative and important basic research in behavior analysis within the first seven years after receiving a doctorate.

2013 Applied Recipient: Claudia L. Dozier, University of Kansas. For innovative and important applied research in behavior analysis within the first seven years after receiving a doctorate.


The Fred S. Keller Behavioral Education Award for distinguished contributions to education.

2013 Christopher Skinner, University of Tennessee. For distinguished contributions to behavioral education.


The Med Associates Distinguished Contribution to Basic Behavior Analysis Award.

2013 Christopher Newland, Auburn University. For innovative and important research that improves understanding of basic behavioral processes. 


The Distinguished Contribution to Applied Behavior Analysis Award.

2013 Richard Foxx, Pennsylvania State University  For innovative and important research on applications of behavioral principles to address socially significant human behavior

The The ABA International Don Hake Translational Research Award for individuals whose work spans basic and applied research and represents the cross-fertilization of the two areas.

2013 Andy Lattal, West Virginia University  For distinguished research that bridges the basic/applied continuum of behavior analysis and represents the cross-fertilization of both fields. 

 

The SEAB Basic Behavior Analysis  Dissertation Award for individuals whose recent doctoral research has significantly advanced scientific knowledge in the field of basic behavioral processes.

2013 Fabian Soto, University of Iowa

   
 

The SEAB Applied Behavior Analysis Dissertation Award  for individuals whose recent doctoral research has significantly advanced applied knowledge in the field of basic behavioral processes.

2013 Nicole L. Hausman, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

 

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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

To nominate someone for the Hake, Keller, Skinner, Basic Research or Applied Research Awards for the coming year, send at least one letter of nomination and a copy of the nominee’s curriculum vita to:

Todd McKerchar, Jacksonville State University

Division 25 also has an award category for an Outstanding Dissertations (basic or applied). Nominations for the Dissertation Award require at least one copy of the dissertation, a supporting letter from the dissertation advisor, and the nominee’s curriculum vita.  Nomination materials should be sent to

Todd McKerchar, Jacksonville State University

Award names reviewed and approved by Executive Committee, June 2010.