Today, Dean Isaac Prilleltensky was recognized by the APA with the Award for Distinguished Contributions to Theory and Research in Community Psychology.
From the APA:
The criteria for the award include:
The award was announced on behalf of:
- Demonstrated positive impact on the quality of community theory and research.
- Innovation in community theory and/or research; that is, scholarship of a path-breaking quality that introduces important new ideas and new findings. Such distinguished work often challenges prevailing conceptual frameworks, research approaches and/or empirical results.
- A major single contribution or series of significant contributions with an enduring influence on community scholarship over time.
Patricia O'Connor, Ph.D.
Professor and Lorraine Walker Chair in Psychology
Director, Center for Community Based Evaluations
President, Society for Community Research and Action
Division 27 of American Psychological Association
From the Society for Community Research and Action:
"The Award for Distinguished Contributions to Theory and Research in Community Psychology is presented annually to an individual whose career of high quality and innovative research and scholarship has resulted in a significant contribution to the corpus of knowledge in community psychology".
Congratulation to Dean Prilleltensky and our thanks for all of your continued hard work.