NJPA Academic & Scientific Affairs Awards & Student Poster Session

2020 Award Nominations are being accepted through July 15, 2020! 

Click here for application/nomination details and see below for application/nomination submission form

 

The 6 NJPA Academic & Scientific Affairs Awards: 

The Distinguished Researcher Award is given to a psychologist who has a distinguished record of research in any area of psychology and holds a full-time academic or scientific position. Awardee receives a certificate and can select a graduate student to receive a $300 scholarship in the award recipient’s honor.

The Distinguished Teacher Award is given to a psychologist who has a distinguished record of teaching in any area of psychology and holds a full-time academic or scientific position. Awardee receives a certificate and can select a graduate student to receive a $300 scholarship in the award recipient’s honor.

2019 Winner - Daniel Mahoney, EdD   Acceptance Statement 
Dr. Mahoney is Professor and director of graduate psychology at Felician University where he developed Master’s level and doctoral level programs. Dr. Mahoney has worked in the VA hospitals, private practice, and is a trained psychoanalyst. Students describe Dr. Mahoney as “warm, caring, and dedicated.” Dr. Mahoney has trained hundreds, even thousands, of graduate mental health clinicians and he is dedicated to the development of his students. This is evident by this nomination and from his colleagues who know him.

 The Emerging Researcher Award is given to a psychologist who has made a substantial contribution to research in any area of psychology, is a full-time academician or scientist, and has received a doctoral degree within the past 10 years. Awardee receives a certificate and $100.

Undergraduate Student Researcher Award:
This award is presented either to an undergraduate psychology major attending a New Jersey college or university who has demonstrated exceptional research potential as determined by his or her academic department.

Graduate Student Research Award:

This award is presented to a graduate student in psychology who is either attending a New Jersey college or university or interning in a New Jersey institution or an NJPA student affiliate, who has demonstrated exceptional research potential as determined by his or her academic department. This research should have been completed within the last two years. The awardee is invited to present his/her research as a poster at the NJPA Fall Conference. 

The 2019 Graduate Student Research Award is presented to Sekinat Kuku for her research on “Symptoms in Non-Offending African-American/Black and Latinx Parents of Sexually Abused Children: Ethnicity/Race and Immigration-related Differences.”  She is a doctoral student at William Paterson University advised by Dr. Aileen Torres.

Master’s Thesis and Doctoral Dissertation Award: 
This award is presented to graduate students in recognition of outstanding scholarly work, Master’s Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation, from any specialty within a psychology graduate program in New Jersey. The works nominated should be superior in quality, design, and especially, represent a significant contribution to psychology or society as a whole. Each graduate program is asked to nominate one student in each category. 

The 2019 Master’s Thesis and Doctoral Dissertation Award is presented to Shoshana May, Doctoral Student at Rutgers University, Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, for her dissertation on “Perspectives from the d/Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Population on Deaf Mental Health Care Throughout the Life Span.”

 

Details about the NJPA Academic & Scientific Affairs Awards Nominations Call:
Deadline July 15, 2020.
Self-nominations are encouraged and nominees need not be members of NJPA. The Committee on Academic and Scientific Affairs reserves the right to make all final determinations on which awardees will be selected. The awards are not necessarily issued each year.  

Submit Award Nominations Here!

 


Poster Session Submission Call: Deadline Extended through July 17, 2020

Submissions should discuss research (for example, psychological research, clinical research, applied research etc.) that has not been presented or published elsewhere.  All submissions will be reviewed and evaluated by a review committee. We welcome your involvement in our organization and encourage you to seek membership in NJPA. 

For more detailed information about Poster Application Requirements, please click here.

To submit a Poster Proposal, please click here.  

 

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