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Wilhelm Wundt-William James award 2017 winner: Prof. Susan FISKE, Princeton University USA

5 Apr 2017

The Executive Council of EFPA (European Federation of Psychologists Associations) would like to congratulate Prof. Fiske for being elected to be the winner of the Wilhelm Wundt-William James Award 2017.

News - Wilhelm Wundt-William James award 2017 winner: Prof. Susan FISKE, Princeton University USA

The Award has been established by the European Federation of Psychologists’ Associations EFPA and the American Psychological Foundation APF on behalf of late Dr. Raymond Fowler as a special recognition for distinguished contributions to the science and profession of psychology and to the promotion of effective cooperation between Europe and North America.

The Chair of the Wundt-James Award Selection Committee and EFPA president Telmo Baptista stated that 

Professor Susan Fiske is an eminent and very influential contributor to psychology. Her work is very well known and cited worldwide in the major publications of psychology

With more than 300 publications, the impact of the work of Professor Fiske in social psychology is very clear in the models that she developed. Her books are some of the most influent in psychology, and she has been the editor of the most prestigious journals in her field. Professor Fiske has won numerous awards, either in the areas of basic and applied psychology, and in 2013 became a member of the National Academy of Sciences of America.

The application of psychological knowledge to social problems has also been one of her main concerns, as well as her interest in communicating the knowledge of psychology to larger audiences. She has also been a dedicated mentor to new generations of researchers all over the world. 

The collaboration with European researchers has also been at the center of her concerns, and over the years she has collaborated with many scholars and attended many conferences in Europe.

Awarding ceremony during the European congress of Psychology Amsterdam (July 11-14, 2017)

The award will be handed over to you during the Opening Ceremony of the European Congress of Psychology in Amsterdam on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 17.00 o’clock.

More on Prof. Fiske: here

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