International Society of Political Psychology

Erik Erikson Early Career Award

The Erikson Award is named for Erik Erikson, the “Father of Psychosocial Development.” The Award recognizes and celebrates exceptional achievement and is awarded to an individual who is a member of ISPP and within a decade of receiving their Ph.D.

First awarded in 1982, the list of recipients of the Erikson Award is a compendium of those who are among the most prominent leaders in political psychology today.

You are encouraged to nominate candidates for this annual award who have demonstrated excellence and creativity in the field of political psychology.

The award recipient will be strongly encouraged to attend the Annual Meeting and Awards Reception. Send nominations via post or e-mail to the award committee chair.


2014 Award Committee Chair:

Eran Halperin
IDC Herzliya
Email

The nomination process for 2014 is now CLOSED.

Winners will be notified by early May 2014. Please check this page in late 2014 for information on the 2015 nominations process.


Past Winners

  • 2013 Daphna Canetti and Phillip Hammack
  • 2012 Eran Halperin and Peter Hatemi
  • 2011 Cindy Kam
  • 2010 Jennifer Jerit and Tom Rudolph
  • 2009 Vacant
  • 2008 Linda Tropp
  • 2007 Christopher Federico
  • 2006 Jamie Druckman
  • 2005 Nicholas Valentino
  • 2004 John Jost and Howard Lavine
  • 2003 Mark Schafer
  • 2002 Thomas Nelson and Tali Mendelberg
  • 2001 Barbara Farnham
  • 2000 Rose McDermott
  • 1999 Wendy Rahn
  • 1998 Vacant
  • 1997 Paul t'Hart
  • 1996 Yuen Foon Khong
  • 1995 Jon A. Krosnick
  • 1994 Kathleen M. McGraw
  • 1993 Ofer Feldman
  • 1992 Peter Carnevale
  • 1991 Deborah Larson
  • 1990 Ruth Linn
  • 1989 Shawn W. Rosenberg
  • 1988 Steven Kull
  • 1987 Philip E. Tetlock
  • 1986 Virginia Sapiro
  • 1985 James S. Fishkin
  • 1984 Andrew B. Schmookler
  • 1983 Michael G. Billig
  • 1982 Gerda Lederer

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