Florence Denmark-Wesner, PhD

Title: Distinguished Professor
Company: The City University of New York
Location: New York, NY United States



  • American Psychological Association, Fellow
  • American Psychological Society, Charter
  • Association for Women in Psychology
  • Center Human Relations, University Pennsylvania
  • Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology, National Council Chair
  • Council of Science (President, secretary, executive board member 1983-1984)
  • Eastern Psychological Association (president 1986)(board directors 1988-1991)
  • Ford Foundation
  • Interamerican Society of Psychology
  • International Council of Psychologists, (President, 1989-1990)
  • International Organization for the Study of Group Tensions, Vice President
  • Muskowini Fund, Pace University
  • National Endowment for Humanities
  • National Institute of Mental Health
  • National Science Foundation
  • New York Academy of Sciences, (fellow, 1966) (vice president,  1984-1987) (Psychology Advisory Committee (1971- Present)
  • New York State Psychological Association, (president, 1989-1990) (academy division 1990-1991)
  • Psi Chi (President 1978-1980)
  • Research Foundation State of New York
  • Society for Advancement of Social Psychology
  • Society for Psychological Study of Social Issues (member, Otto Klineberg Intercultural and International Relations Award Committee)
  • The New York Community Trust
  • The Century Club
  • The Chemists’ Club
  • United States Office of Education


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2018, 2017)
  • Featured Member, “Who’s Who of American Women,” Marquis Who’s Who (2018, 2003-2011)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2018)
  • Featured Member, Marquis Millennium Magazine, Marquis Who’s Who (2017)
  • Inductee, Worldwide Lifetime Achievement (2016)
  • Featured Member, “Who’s Who in America,” Marquis Who’s Who (2006-2016)
  • Featured Member, “Who’s Who in the World,” Marquis Who’s Who (2001-2016)
  • Recipient, International Psychology Award for distinguished contributions (1999, 1996)
  • Recipient, Interamerican Society of Psychology Award (1997)
  • Recipient, Distinguished career award, Association for Women in Psychology (1996)
  • Recipient, Margaret Floy Washburn Award (1996)
  • Recipient, Allen V. Williams Junior Memorial Award (1994)
  • Recipient, International Psychology Award for distinguished contributions, psychology in public interests (1993)
  • Recipient, Carolyn Wood Sherif Award (1992)
  • Recipient, Centennial Award (1992)
  • Recipient, Wilhelm Wundt Award (1988)
  • Recipient, Outstanding women in science award. Association for Women in Psychology (1980)
  • Recipient, Kurt Lewin Award (1978)
  • Mellon Scholar St. Olaf College (1977)

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