Prior Recipients

2014

William H. Anderson, Jr., Ph.D.

William Anderson Jr., Ph.D., has been at the University of Virginia since 1981. He received a B.S. degree in psychology from Virginia Tech in 1970 and a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from SUNY at Stony Brook in 1974. He completed post-doctoral studies in pediatric psychology at UNC-Chapel Hill. Dr. Anderson had been an assistant professor of psychology at UNC-Chapel Hill and subsequently became associate professor in the U.Va. Curry School programs in clinical psychology. In 1985 he became director of training in the U.Va. Counseling Center, and served in that position until 1996 when the Counseling Center was merged with Student Mental Health to form CAPS. In his current role as a licensed staff psychologist Dr. Anderson conducts individual and group therapy, supervises clinicians in training, and provides outreach to the wider University community. His theoretical orientation derives from humanistic and cognitive behavioral theory and research. Much of his clinical work and psycho-educational outreach address multicultural issues, sexuality, and spirituality concerns. Dr. Anderson is a Fellow at Hereford College. He is currently a member of the American Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, The Association of Black Psychologists, and the American Psychological Association. He is chair of the Charlottesville Center for Peace and Justice, and is also active in several other national and international peace and justice organizations. He is a tenor in two Charlottesville choral ensembles: The Virginia Consort, and Zephyrus.

 

Previous Award Winners

2013

Patricia Lampkin

Patricia M. Lampkin
Vice President and Chief Student Affairs Officer, UVa
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2012

Edward Strickler

Edward Strickler
Institute Programs Coordinator and Managing Editor, Developments in Mental Health Law, and Co-Chair of UVa Pride
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2011

Julian Bond
Professor Emeritus of History, College of Arts & Sciences, UVa
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2010

Ellen J. Bass
Former Professor of Engineering & Applied Sciences and Chair, UVa Pride

2009

Joy Pugh
Former Coordinator, LGBTQ Center at UVa

2008

Michael J. Smith
Professor of Political and Social Thought and Associate Professor of Politics, College of Arts & Sciences More

2007

Sharon Davie
Founding Director of the UVa Women’s Center (Retired)
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2006

V. Shamim Sisson
Senior Associate Dean of Students and Director of the Office of Student Life (Retired)
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2005

John A. Herring
Former Director of Newcomb Hall and benefactor of the John A. Herring Scholarship for Social Awareness
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2004

Wayne Cozart
Vice President, Development & Director of Jefferson Trust, UVa Alumni Association

2003

Judy Pointer
Assistant Director of AIGs, UVa Alumni Association