As approved by the Executive Board on July 26, 1999, the Articles of Incorporation
of the Interamerican Society of Psychology provide that every two years the Board
shall name two recipients of the Interamerican Psychology Award. Of those, one award
will be to an English/French-
Members shall nominate candidates for the award and the Board of Directors will vote on the nominees. Any psychologist residing in the Americas is eligible for the award, except the members of the Board of Directors of the Society. The awardees’presentations will be published in the Interamerican Journal of Psychology following editorial guidelines. During the first months of 2011, nominations were solicited for the Prizes for 2011. The criteria for selection of recipients from among the nominees were:
1. The recipient had made a significant contribution to the development of psychology as a science and as a profession in the Americas and had an impact on the rest of the world.
2. This contribution has spread the image of image of the Society via its Congresses and Journal.
3. The recipient has made an important contrition to the professional organization of psychology, and
4. this contribution has enhanced the course and range of professional, academic, and research activities of psychologists.
As a result of this effort, the Board of Directors of the Society chose Dr. Susan
Pick as the 2011 recipient of the Rogelio Diaz-
We look forward to the process by which the next awards are given at the XXXIV Congress to be held in Brazilia, Brazil in July of 2013.