William C. Bier Award

Award recognizing outstanding interdisciplinary work on issues of psychology of religion and related fields.

Deadline:

Sponsor: Division 36

Description

This award honors an outstanding contribution through publication and professional activity to the dissemination of findings on religious and allied issues or who has made a notable contribution to the integration of these findings with those of other disciplines, notably philosophy, sociology and anthropology.

Eligibility

All individuals are eligible for consideration.

How to Apply

Nominations for this award should include a brief statement explaining why the nominee deserves the award as well as a copy of the nominee's CV. Self-nominations are welcome. 

Please send a single document containing all materials (as either a PDF or MS Word document) to Awards Committee Chair Crystal Park (secondary email). Deadline for the current cycle of awards is March 31, to be given the subsequent year.

Past Recipients

2017

Miguel Farias

2016

Richard Sosis

2015

Neal Krause

2014

Tanya Luhrman

2013

Susan McFadden

2012

Ev Worthington

2011: Annette Mahoney

2010

Justin Barrett

2009

Fraser Watts

2008

Ray Paloutzian

2007

None

2006

Leslie J. Francis

2005

Owe Wilkstrom

2004

Naomi R. Goldenberg

2003

Nils G. Holm

2002

Siang-Yang Tan

2001

William C. Meissner

2000

Carole A. Rayburn

1999

P. Scott Richards

1998

Peter C. Hill

1997

Edward P. Shafranske

1996

Ana Maria Rizzuto

1995

John McDargh

1994

Don Capps

1993

James W. Jones

1992

Barry Ekstadt

1991

David Wulff

1990

Hendrika Vande Kemp

1989

Reuven Bulka

1988

David Bakan

1987

H. Newton Malony

1986

Paul Pruyser

1985

Paul Clement

1984

James E. Royce

1983

Gary Collins

1982

Adrian Van Kaam

1981

No award presented

1980

William C. Bier (awarded posthumously)