APF Rosalee G. Weiss Lecture for Outstanding Leaders


The APA Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy (APA Division 29) invites nominations for the 2019 American Psychological Foundation’s Rosalee G. Weiss Lecture, which honors an outstanding leader in psychology, or a leader in the arts or sciences whose work and activities has had an effect on psychology. The lecture is delivered at the annual APA convention; the 2019 Convention will be held in Chicago, Illinois. The APA Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy (Division 29) and Psychologists in Independent Practice (Division 42), administer the lectureship in alternate years. The lecture was established in 1994 by Raymond A. Weiss, Ph.D., to honor his wife, Rosalee G. Weiss, Ph.D.

Funding Specifics

The lecturer receives a $1,000 honorarium.

Eligibility Requirements

The nominee must be an:

  1. Outstanding leader in any of the special areas within the sphere of psychology; or,
  2. Outstanding leader in arts or science whose contributions have significance for psychology, but whose careers are not directly in the spheres encompassed by psychology

Nomination Requirements

  1. Letters of nomination should outline the nominee’s credentials and contribution. Self-nominations are welcomed.
  2. A current Curriculum Vitae.

Submission Process & Deadline

Submission Process: Nomination letters and a brief CV should be submitted electronically in one PDF document to the Division 29 2019 Chair of the Professional Awards Committee, Dr. Michael Constantino, at [email protected].

Submission Deadline: January 31 (midnight).

Rosalee G. Weiss Award

2017 Recipient: Dr. Jean Carter

Rosalee G. Weiss Award

Previous Recipients

2015 – Beverly Greene

2013 – Jeffrey E. Barnett*

2012 – Robert Brooks

2011 – Nadine Kaslow*

2010 – John Dovidio

2009 – Barbara Van Dahlen Romberg*

2008 – Alan Entin

2007 – Derald Wing Sue*

2006 – Olivia M. Espin

2005 – Marvin Goldfried*

2004 – Nancy McWilliams

2003 – John C. Norcross*

2002 – Lillian Comas-Dias

2001 – James Prochaska*

2000 – Andrea Farkas Patenauda

1999 – Larry Beutler*

1998 – Bert Karon

1997 – Ellen McGrath

1996 – Peter E Nathan

1995 – Donald R Peterson

1994 – Asher Pacht

*Division 29 selections