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Honoring a Luminary

SIOP Awards Inaugural Dunnette Prize to Dr. Frank Schmidt

By Stephany Below, Communications Manager

At the opening plenary session at the SIOP Annual Conference in April, the SIOP Foundation was proud to award the inaugural Dunnette Prize to SIOP Fellow Frank L. Schmidt (left).

The Dunnette Prize, named for the late Marvin D. Dunnette, is given to honor living individuals whose work has significantly expanded knowledge of the causal significance of individual differences through advanced research, development, and/or application. The $50,000 cash prize for this award is the largest given in SIOP history. According to Schmidt’s nominators and supporters, there was no one more deserving of the honor.

“There is no nominee more fitting than Frank Schmidt for the Dunnette Prize, noted Schmidt’s former advisees and the authors of a letter of nomination, Huy Le, In-Sue Oh, Kevin Carlson, Ryan Zimmerman, and Fellows C. Vish Viswesvaran, and Deniz S. Ones. “For over 40 years, he has made major contributions to fundamental methodological/epistemological issues central to the attainment of cumulative and generalized scientific knowledge and he continues to do so....Read more


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On the Legal Front

OFCCP Enforcement Efforts on Sex Discrimination in Compensation

By Dan Kuang, Biddle Consulting Group

Sex discrimination in compensation is traditionally understood within a pay equity framework.  Quite simply, “Are women paid the same as men in similarly situated jobs after controlling for legitimate explanatory factors?”…Continue reading in the April issue of TIP!