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UI's Delworth honored by American Psychological Association
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Ursula Delworth, professor in the Division of Psychological
and Quantitative Foundations in the University of Iowa College of Education,
has received the 1998 Leona Tyler Award from the American Psychological
Association (APA) for her work in counseling psychology.
The award, presented by the Counseling Psychology Division of the APA
at the national organization's annual convention in San Francisco, honors
Delworth for her lifetime achievements and contributions to the field.
Delworth, who joined the UI faculty in 1976, has published four books
and more than 45 scholarly articles, book chapters and monographs, primarily
on issues surrounding the training of psychological counselors. She also
has served as associate dean of the College of Education and as chair of
the Division of Psychological and Quantitative Foundations.
The Leona Tyler Award is Delworth's most recent honor from the APA.
Her other awards include the Women's Leadership Citation (1988) and a listing
as one of the 100 Outstanding Women in 100 Years of the APA (1992).
She also received a 1997 Regents Award for Faculty Excellence and a
1997 Distinguished Faculty Award from the Iowa chapter of the American
Association of University Women (AAUW) for her teaching, research and service,
particularly her efforts to improve educational equity.