Awards & Honors

This award is given to an individual who has made outstanding service contributions in the promotion of ethnic minority issues within 10 years of graduation.

Recipients:

  • Michi Fu (2011)

This award is given to an individual who has made outstanding research contributions in the promotion of ethnic minority issues within 10 years of graduation.

Previous candidates for this award may have made contributions within educational, research, or practice domains.

Recipients:

  • Richard Cervantes
  • Maria P. P. Root
  • Nolan Zane (1992)
  • Shelly Harrel (2000)
  • Cynthia de las Fuentes
  • Gayle Y. Iwamasa (2001)
  • Alberta Gloria (2002)
  • Kevin Cokley (2004)
  • Shawn Utsey (2004)
  • Edward Delgado-Romero (2005)
  • William Liu (2006)
  • Melanie D. Rodriguez (2007)
  • Timothy Smith (2007)
  • Bryan Kim (2008)
  • Juan Carlos Arango (2009)
  • Yuri Jang & Meifen Wei (2010)
  • Joseph Gone (2011)
  • Kevin Nadal (2012)
  • Joel Wong (2013)
  • Germine H. Awad (2014)

This award was created in honor of the significant contributions made by Charles and Shirley Thomas in the area of student mentoring and development, as well as their contributions toward making psychology responsive and relevant to the needs of the African American community. Candidates for this award should demonstrate significant contributions to the education and training of students of color as well as a professional presence within ethnic minority communities.

Recipients

  • Anderson J. Franklin (1993)
  • Derald Wing Sue (1994)
  • Thomas A. Parham (2000)
  • Nancy Boyd-Franklin (2001)
  • Hector Myers (2002)
  • Phillip Bowman (2006)
  • Alberta Gloria (2007)
  • Asuncion Austria (2008)
  • Helen Neville (2009)
  • Kevin Cokley (2010)
  • Gail Wyatt (2011)
  • Jose Soto (2012)

This award was created in honor of Asuncion Miteria Austria and John Robinson for their distinguished contributions to the governance of the American Psychological Association and their outstanding mentoring of ethnic minority psychologists into governance roles. Candidates for this award should demonstrate significant achievements and participation in the governance of the American Psychological Association on a national level, as well as the mentoring of ethnic minority psychologists to assume roles in governance. Self-nominations are encouraged.

Recipients:

  • Gerald Koocher (2012)
  • Melba Vasquez (2013)
  • Jessica Henderson Daniel (2014)
  • Richard Suinn (2015)

The Alston/Bannerman Fellowship Program is committed to advancing progressive social change by helping to sustain long-time activists of color. The program honors those who have devoted their lives to helping their communities organize for racial, social, economic and environmental justice. Each year, ten Fellows receive an award of $15,000 to take sabbaticals of three months or more for reflection and renewal. The sabbaticals may be used to explore new interests, travel, relax, visit with other activists, or do whatever the Fellows think is necessary to prepare for their future work. The application deadline is December 1, annually.  Visit the website listed below for more information.

Fellowship Program

This award was created to honor the contributions of a senior person in the field of psychology who has made significant contributions in the area of service with ethnic minority populations. Candidates for this award should have been in the field 15 or more years, and have made contributions in the development or delivery of services that are focused on ethnic minority populations.

Recipients:

  • Candace M. Fleming
  • Esteban L. Olmedo
  • Henry Tomes (1990)
  • Beth (Todd-Bazemore) Boyd (1999)
  • Christine C. Iijima
  • Alice Chang (2000)
  • Lula A. Beatty
  • Bertha G. Holliday (2001)
  • Eduardo Morales (2002)
  • John D. Robinson (2004)
  • Lisa Porche Burke (2006)
  • Davis Ying Ja (2008)
  • Teresa LaFromboise (2009)
  • Diane Willis (2010)
  • Michael Conner (2011)

This award was created to honor the contributions of a senior person in the field of psychology who has made significant contributions in research related to ethnic minority populations. Candidates for this award should have been in the field 15 or more years, and have made scholarly contributions in writing, publishing, and disseminating information on ethnic minority populations and issues, thereby substantively contributing to the current understanding of ethnic minorities.

Recipients

  • Amado M. Padilla
  • Stanley Sue (1990)
  • Gail E. Wyatt (1996)
  • Janet Helms
  • William “Bill” Cross (1999)
  • Pamela Trotman Reid (2000)
  • Donald R. Atkinson
  • James S. Jackson (2001)
  • Teresa LaFromboise (2002)
  • Hortensia Amaro (2006)
  • Gerald Mohatt (2007)
  • Guillermo Bernal (2008)
  • Frederick Leong (2009)
  • Gordon Nagayama Hall (2011)

This award is given every other year to a senior person who has made outstanding contributions over the course of his/her career in the promotion of ethnic minority issues. Candidates for this award may have made contributions in educational, research, or practice domains.

Recipients:

  • Carolyn Attneave
  • Kenneth Clark
  • Carolyn Payton (1991)
  • Harry Yamaguchi (1992)
  • Martha Bernal
  • Robert Guthrie (1993)
  • Joseph Trimble (1994)
  • Amado M. Padilla
  • Esteban Olmedo
  • Arthur L. McDonald (1996)
  • Ronald Fox (1997)
  • James Jones (1999)
  • Joe White (2000)
  • Vera S. Paster (2001)
  • Martha Bernal
  • Pat Okura (2002)
  • Henry Tomes (2006)
  • Derald Sue (2008)
  • Patricia Arredondo (2009)
  • Pat Gurin (2010)

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