88 MONITOR ON PSYCHOLOGY • JUNE 2014
n Daniel Goleman, PhD, took first
place in the 2013 HBR McKinsey
Awards, which recognize outstanding articles published in Harvard
Business Review. Goleman’s winning article, “The Focused Leader,”
is adapted from his book “Focus:
The Hidden Driver of Excellence.”
In it, Goleman argues that well-directed attention can be a leader’s
best asset. Goleman is co-director
of the Consortium for Research on
Emotional Intelligence in Organizations at Rutgers University.
n University of North Carolina
system’s Board of Governors has
presented Timothy Huelsman,
PhD, with its Award for Excellence
in Teaching, a $12,500 prize.
Huelsman is a member of the
psychology department faculty
at Appalachian State University
and directs the department’s
Psychology and Human Resource
n The Neag School of Education
Alumni Society of the University
of Connecticut awarded Sally
M. Reis, PhD, its Outstanding
Higher Education Professional
Award. The vice provost for
academic affairs and a professor
in educational psychology at the
university is best known for her
research on and advocacy for
academically talented students.
n Clinical neuropsychologist
Ronald N. Williams, PhD, is
taking part in a life-on-Mars
simulation project conducted by
the University of Hawaii. Williams
and five crew members are living
as if on the Mars surface for
four months, including wearing
space suits when they leave their
habitat — a 36-foot diameter
dome on a lava field on Hawai’i’s
Big Island. Williams and his
colleagues are studying group
dynamics, communication styles
and leadership characteristics
during the simulation, which
began in late March and ends in
July. Williams is director of the
neuropsychology department at
Fort Wayne Neurological Center in
Fort Wayne, Ind. n
Nine counseling psychologists earn presidential citations
APA President Nadine J. Kaslow, PhD, presented presidential citations
to nine counseling psychologists this spring for excellence in such
areas as training, working with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender
individuals, and early career leadership. The psychologists are:
•;Y. Barry Chung, PhD, of Indiana University, who won for his
scholarship in career development, LGBT issues and multicultural
counseling, as well as exemplary leadership and service.
• Ayse Ciftci, PhD, of Purdue University, who was recognized for
championing the voice, scholarship and leadership of early career
•;lore m. dickey, PhD, of Louisiana Tech University, honored for his
knowledge and dedication to positive identity development for LGBT
and gender non-conforming people.
•;Carol Fallender, PhD, of Pepperdine University, recognized for her
work on competency-based clinical supervision and for her leadership.
•;Katharine Hahn Oh, PhD, of Oberlin College, honored for her
commitment, energy and skill in engaging early career psychologists
in the Society of Counseling Psychology.
•;Cindy Juntunen, PhD, of the University of North Dakota,
honored for her expertise in education and training of professional
•;Julie Koch, PhD, Oklahoma State University, for her dedication to
the professional development and training of graduate students as an
early career psychologist.
•;Mark Leach, PhD, of the University of Louisville, recognized
for his career-long focus on training psychologists, as well as his
research on different ethics codes around the globe.
•;Anneliese A. Singh, PhD, of the University of Georgia, honored
for her knowledge and dedication to positive identity development
for multiple marginalized youth.