[MATHLINK] Boyd McCandless Award

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Tue Nov 23 10:39:00 CST 2021

Sponsored by APA’s Division 7 (Developmental Psychology), the Boyd
McCandless Award recognizes a young scientist who has made a distinguished
theoretical contribution to developmental psychology, has conducted
programmatic research of distinction, or has made a distinguished
contribution to the dissemination of developmental science. The award is
for continued efforts rather than a single outstanding work. The award is
presented by the membership of Division 7 of the American Psychological
Association, and the award winner will be invited to address the following
year's meeting of the APA.

Eligibility: Scientists who are within seven years of completion of the
doctoral degrees are eligible, and for the 2023 award (to be judged in
2022), nominees should have received their degrees in 2015 or later. In
special circumstances when the scientist has taken an extended leave of
absence (e.g., for their own serious health condition, for the birth or
care of their child, to care for an immediate family member who has a
serious health condition, etc.), one extra year of eligibility may be
granted. Any scientist wishing to be considered for an extra year of
eligibility should submit a letter explaining the circumstances to the
Chairs of the Award Committee along with official documentation of the

Deadline: March 15th 2022

Nominations should include:
• A letter of nomination
• The nominee’s curriculum vitae
• Up to four representative publications
• Suggestions for three potential referees who have agreed to provide a
letter of recommendation for the candidate upon request by the selection

Please email nomination materials to the chairs of the selection committee:

Natalie Brito
natalie.brito at nyu.edu
Department of Applied Psychology
New York University

Camelia Hostinar
cehostinar at ucdavis.edu
Department of Psychology
University of California, Davis

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