Psychology Section Seeks Cattell Awards Applications

Nominations may be submitted for the 41st annual competition for an outstanding doctoral dissertation in psychology until November 15, 2011.

Published October 05, 2011

The Psychology Section of the New York Academy of Sciences announced the 41st annual competition for the James McKeen Cattell Award for an outstanding doctoral dissertation in psychology. The competition is limited to graduate students of accredited doctoral programs who have either attained degrees or successfully defended their dissertations between July 1, 2010 and June 30, 2011.

Each department or program is invited to nominate just one dissertation no later than Tuesday, November 15, 2011. Psychology Section leaders have said that they hope for a geographically and scientifically diverse pool of applicants.

Submission rules and past winners are available on the Academy's Web site.