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Personalities n Christiane Brems, PhD, is the new dean of Pacific University Oregon School of Professional Psychology. Since 1989, Brems has been a professor in the department of psychology, University of Alaska Brems Anchorage, program director for the PhD program in clinical-community psychology, and director of the university’s Center for Behavioral Health Research and Services. n Wayne Holden, PhD, is now president and chief executive officer of The Research Triangle Institute. He has been executive vice president of Social, Statistical and Environmental Sciences since 2005. n The Southern Arizona Psychological Association has elected Holly Jindrick, PsyD, as its 2012 president. Jindrick has been manager of the psychology department of Sierra Tucson Treatment Center since 2010. n Robert Neimeyer, PhD, has received the Apex Award for Publication Excellence for his interactive video presentation “Grief Therapy and the Reconstruction of Meaning,” which described the wide range of ways in which loss disrupts everyday life. Neimeyer is a psychology professor at the University of Memphis. n The State of Maryland has inducted Burnice “Bunny” Sandler, PhD, into its Women’s Hall of Fame. Sandler, a senior scholar at the Women’s Research and Education Institute in Washington, D.C., played an integral part in the creation and passage of Title IX and other laws prohibiting sexual discrimination in education. She filed 250 lawsuits in the 1970s, when there were no laws prohibiting sex discrimination in education. —C. BOCKHAUS APA announces international congress grantees APA is sending 21 psychologists and graduate students to the 30th International Congress of Psychology in Cape Town, South Africa, July 22–27 through the APA-United States National Committee Travel and Mentoring Program. Students and early career psychologist winners receive up to $1,500 for travel expenses and mid career winners receive $1,000. The awardees are: Wendy Baccus, George Mason University Dana Basnight-Brown, PhD, University of Albany, SUNY Michael Beran, PhD, Georgia State University Bonnie Brett, University of Maryland Max E. Butterfield, Texas Christian University Eva Dundas, Carnegie Mellon University Vivian Dzokoto, PhD, Virginia Commonwealth University Arpana Inman, PhD, Lehigh University Kelly Liao, PhD, University of Missouri, St. Louis Bruce Overmier, PhD, University of Minnesota Bonnie M. Perdue, PhD, Language Research Center, Georgia State Carlos Santos, PhD, Arizona State University Juliana Schroeder, University of Chicago Michael F. Steger, PhD, College of Natural Sciences, Colorado Jonathan Strange, Temple University Nan Sussman, PhD, College of Staten Island Janet Swim, PhD, Pennsylvania State University Patrick Tolan, PhD, University of Virginia Rebecca White, PhD, University of Chicago Booth School of Business Gui Xue, PhD, University of California Los Angeles Jeffrey Zacks, PhD, Washington University —C. BOCKHAUS M AY 2 0 1 2 • M O N I T O R O N P S Y C H O L O G Y 95

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Monitor on Psychology - May 2012

Monitor on Psychology - May 2012
President’s Column
From the CEO
Math + science + motherhood = a tough combination
The rights of indigenous people take center stage at AAAS meeting
Interdisciplinary programs that are leading the way
Good Governance Project moves into its next phase
APA publishes third edition of seminal ADHD book for kids
Government Relations Update
In Brief
Random Sample
Judicial Notebook
Psychology’s first forays into film
Time Capsule
Presidential programming
Obesity researchers receive lifetime achievement awards
Top speakers for psychology’s top meeting
Science Watch
Homing in on sickle cell disease
Psychologist Profile
Alone in the ‘hole’
Public Interest
State Leadership Conference ‘12
Perspective on Practice
Education tops council’s agenda
Meet the candidates for APA’s 2014 president
Presidential election guidelines
Division Spotlight
American Psychological Foundation
Support for sexual miniorities

Monitor on Psychology - May 2012