To annually recognize one faculty advisor as an outstanding advisor who best achieves Psi Chi’s mission.
A custom engraved plaque and $1,000 is awarded to the winning faculty advisor, and $500 is awarded to the advisor’s chapter.
Applications are due to the application portal by April 1.
Who is Florence L. Denmark?
A pioneer in the field of the psychology of women, Florence Denmark made an international impact as a speaker, writer, and teacher. She funded this award for Psi Chi faculty advisors who make outstanding contributions to the organization and the field of psychology.
View Previous Regional Faculty Advisor Award Winners
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Jennifer Hughes, PhD
Agnes Scott College
Dr. Jennifer Hughes is a Professor of Psychology at Agnes Scott College where she has served as advisor for Psi Chi for the past 20 years. She enjoys working with the officers and members to host service projects, social events, and inductions. She also organizes several departmental events each year to promote psychology student engagement on campus. Her research focuses on positive psychology at work, the psychological and physical effects of commuting, and dual-income couples. Besides publishing and presenting her own research, she has co-authored research papers with 162 students. That work has resulted in 30 published journal articles (including 15 in the Psi Chi Journal of Psychological Research), 137 presentations at national and regional conferences, and 132 presentations at Agnes Scott’s research conference. She has been involved with the Psi Chi Journal of Psychological Research since 2002 and has been an Associate Editor since 2015. In addition, she received the Mentor Award from SEPA in 2014 and has received several other awards for teaching, academic advising, and club advising.