Stephen Mitchell Award

Established by Psychoanalytic Psychology and the Board of the Division of Psychoanalysis, the award honors our esteemed colleague as well as a graduate student whose paper is deemed exemplary by a panel of judges.


Sponsor: Division 39


The award includes a $500 cash prize, plus $500 to cover expenses to attend and present at the Division Spring Meeting, as well as publication in Psychoanalytic Psychology.

How to Apply

The deadline for submissions for the Mitchell Award is Oct. 1. All current graduate students and graduates who have received their degree within the last three years are eligible to apply for the award. The winner will be announced in December.

An electronic version of the paper, along with a cover letter, should be submitted to the editor, Elliot Jurist. Please include the words "Mitchell Award" in the subject line.

Past Recipients


Dimitri Mellos
Unfrozen Moments: A Psychoanalytic Approach to the Uses of Photographs