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Call for Nominations: Master and Distinguished Scientist Lecturers

The APA Board of Scientific Affairs (BSA) is soliciting nominations for speakers for the 2012 Master Lecture Program and the 2012 Distinguished Scientist Lecture Program.

The Master Lecture Program supports up to five psychological scientists to speak at the APA Annual Convention.  For the 2012 Convention, to be held in Orlando, FL, August 2-5, 2012, speakers will be selected in the following areas:

-developmental psychology 
-learning, behavior, and action
-psychopathology and treatment
-social and cultural psychology

The Distinguished Scientist Lecture Program supports up to three psychological scientists to speak at Regional Psychological Association meetings to be held in 2012.  Speakers must be actively engaged in research, with expertise in any area.

Selected speakers receive an honorarium of $500 and up to $1,000 reimbursement for travel expenses.  All nominees should be excellent public speakers.  BSA will review all nominations at its 2011 spring meeting.  Nominations may be for either or both the Distinguished Lecture Program or the Master Lecture Program.  See the BSA website for lists of previous Master Lecture speakers and Distinguished Lecture speakers.

To nominate a psychologist for either or both programs, please submit the name of the nominee and their CV by e-mail or fax (202-336-5953) to Rachel Martin. Self-nominations are welcome. Nominations must be received by February 18, 2011.