Wilhelm Wundt - William James Award
The American Psychological Foundation’s (APF) Wilhelm Wundt – William James Award is given at the biennial European Congress of Psychology.
The award, which recognizes psychologists who have made distinguished contributions to the science and profession of psychology and to the promotion of effective cooperation between Europe and North America, is made possible by a gift to APF from Dr. Raymond Fowler.
The first Wilhelm Wundt – William James Prize has been awarded to Professor Endel TULVING and Professor Lars-Göran NILSSON at the VIII European Congress of Psychology in Vienna (Austria) in July 2003. The second award went to Professor Charles SPIELBERGER at the IXth European Congress of Psychology in Granada (Spain) in July 2005. The third award went to Professor Serge MOSCOVICI at the Xth European Congress of Psychology in Prague (Czech Republic) in July 2007. The fourth award went to Professor Norbert SCHWARZ from the University of Michigan at the XIth European Congress of Psychology in Oslo (Norway) in July 2009. The last award went to Professor Arne Öhman from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm (Sweden) at the XIIth European Congress of Psychology in Istanbul.
2. Eligibility Criteria:
The award is given to a psychologist; who is recognized internationally as having made a substantial and original contribution to European and North American psychology as a science or a profession and whose contributions are documented by international recognition which includes: fostering collaboration, exchange or understanding among European/North American psychology;publications in scholarly journals;presentations at national and international conferences; anda substantial contribution to European and/or American psychology through leadership and/ or the promulgation of psychology as a science and a profession.
3. Award Ceremony:
The Wundt-James Award is presented during the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 European Congress of Psychology in Istanbul, Turkey by the European Federation of Psychologists Associations (EFPA) and the American Psychological Foundation. The recipient is invited to give a special Wundt-James Lecture and/or Symposium during the European Congress of Psychology.
4. Application Procedures:
Nominations should include:
A letter of nomination detailing the contributions made to European and North American psychology;
A current CV; and
Up to four (4) supporting letters