Richard Lerner To Receive Award
Richard M. Lerner, Director of the Institute for Applied Research in Youth Development at Tufts University has been named the 2013 winner of the Urie Bronfenbrenner Award for Lifetime Contribution to Developmental Psychology in the Service of Science and Society.
Dr. Gail S. Goodman, Distinguished Professor in the Psychology Department of the University of California, Davis, and President-Elect of Division 7 of the American Psychological Association has announced that Richard M. Lerner is the 2013 winner of the “Urie Bronfenbrenner Award for Lifetime Contribution to Developmental Psychology in the Service of Science and Society.” Professor Goodman wrote to Rich that this award is “a wonderful acknowledgement of your tremendous contributions to the field!”
Dr. Lerner will be presented with the award at the 2013 APA convention. He will give an invited address at a ceremony in his honor. The 2013 convention will be held from July 31 to August 4 in Honolulu, Hawaii. The award is one of the greatest honors that can be bestowed on a researcher in the area of developmental psychology.
The members of SSHD join with our colleagues in congratulating Rich on this ackinowledgement of his tremendous contributions to the study of developmental science. Dr. Lerner is an active member of SSHD, he was a founding member and is a Past President of the Society. He currently serves as Chair of the Publications Committee and is an active member of the Steering Committee.