Best Student Manuscript Awards
2019: Julia O’Loughlin (supervised by Lori Brotto), University of British Columbia, How does childhood trauma impact women’s sexual desire? The role of depression, stress, and cortisol
2018: Samantha J. Dawson (supervised by Natalie Rosen), Dalhousie University, The effect of static versus dynamic stimuli on visual processing of sexual cues in androphilic women and gynephilic men
2017: Malvina Skorska (supervised by Anthony Bogaert), Brock University, Pubertal stress and nutrition and their association with sexual orientation and height in the Add Health data
2016: Matt Bramble (supervised by Eric Vilain), University of California at Los Angeles, Sex-specific effects of testosterone on the sexually dimorphic transcriptome of embryonic neural stem/progenitor cells
2015: Jackie Huberman (supervised by Meredith Chivers), Queen's University, Different Devices, Same Story? Using Thermography and Plethysmography to Examine Gender-specificity of Sexual Response in Women and Men
2014: Daphne van de Bongardt (supervised by Ellen Reitz, Theo Sandfort, and Maja Deković), Utrecht University, Peer Norms and Adolescent Sexual (Risk) Behavior: A Meta-Analysis
2013: Jennifer Bossio (supervised by Meredith Chivers)
2012: Lelia Samson (supervised by Erick Janssen)
2011: Sabina Sarin (supervised by Irv Binik)
2010: Krystelle Shaughnessy (supervised by Sandi Byers)
2009: Doug VanderLaan (supervised by Paul Vasey)
2008: Amy Lykins (supervised by Marta Meana)
2007: Tuuli Kukkonen (supervised by Irv Binik)
Best Brief Communication Awards
2019: Kaytlin Renfro, Emory University, “The relationship between women’s hormonal state and their motivation to view images of food or sex”
2018: Julia Velten, Ruhr University Bochum, “Cognitive biases and sexual function: Using the open-ended scenario task to measure biased interpretations of ambiguous sexual situations”
2017: Sara Chadwick, University of Michigan, "Pornography: Women’s agentic strategies for avoiding negative affect and maintaining positive experiences"
2016: Laura Widman, North Carolina State University, "ProjectHeartForGirls.com: Acceptability and preliminary efficacy of an online HIV/STD prevention program for adolescent girls emphasizing sexual communication skills"
2015: Tierney Lorenz, Indiana University, "Sexual activity moderates shifts in Th1/Th2 cytokine profile across the ovarian cycle"
2014: Katy Goldey, University of Michigan, "Defining Pleasure: A Focus Group Study of Dyadic Sexual Pleasure in Queer and Heterosexual Women"
Best Junior Poster Awards
2019: Alejandra Hernández, National Autonomous University of Mexico, “Influence of maternal conditions on sexual preference of the male progeny in rats”
2018: Sara Chadwick, University of Michigan, “When orgasms do not equal pleasure: Accounts of negative orgasm experiences during consensual encounters”
2017: Kaitlyn Goldsmith, University of New Brunswick, "Extending the relationship maintenance framework: Sexual maintenance behaviors in long-distance and geographically close relationships"
2016: Amelia Stanton, University of Texas at Austin, "Autogenic training increases subjective and physiological sexual arousal in sexually functional women"
2015: Morag Yule, University of British Columbia, "Masturbation and sexual fantasy among asexual individuals: An in depth exploration"
2014: Sara Jahnke, TU Dresden, "Challenging the Stigma Towards People with Pedophilia Among Psychotherapists in Training"
Best Senior Poster Awards
2019: Doug VanderLaan, University of Toronto Mississauga, “Thai ‘third’ gender children’s appraisals of gender-non-conforming peers: An experimental vignette study”
2018: Paulina Tomaszweska, University of Potsdam, “Preventing sexual aggression among university students in Germany: First results of an intervention study”
2017: Sophia Jawed-Wessel, University of Nebraska at Omaha, "Predictors of sexual satisfaction during pregnancy: A multi-level model describing the sexuality of couples in their first 12 weeks"
2016: Kateřina Klapilová, Charles University and National Institute of Mental Health, "Kamasutra in practice: The use of sexual positions by Czech and Slovak citizens and the association with female orgasms"
2015: Laura Baams, Utrecht University, "Puberty, popularity, and intimate relationships among early adolescents: Longitudinal findings in the Netherlands"
2014: Mayte Parada, McGill University, "A Pain in the Clitoris: A Systematic Description of Clitorodynia"
Student Research Development Awards (SRDA)
Mirte Brom (mentored by Stephanie Both), Leiden University Medical Centre
Lanna Petterson (mentored by Paul Vasey), University of Lethbridge
Samantha Dawson (mentored by Meredith Chivers), Queen's University
Kathryn Rancourt, Dalhousie University
David Lick, New York University
Kevin Hsu, Northwestern University
Sara Chadwick (mentored by Sari van Anders), University of Michigan
Stéphanie Gauvin and Kathleen Merwin (mentored by John Sakaluk), Queen’s University and Dalhousie University
Kiffer Card (mentored by Robert S. Hogg), University of Victoria
Talia Shirazi (mentored by David Puts), Pennsylvania State University
Amber Craig (mentored by Julia Heiman), Indiana University
Francisco Gómez (mentored by Paul Vasey), University of Lethbridge
Amelia Stanton (mentored by Cindy Meston), University of Texas at Austin
Scott Semenyna (mentored by Paul Vasey), University of Lethbridge
Richard Green Founding President Annual Presentation Award
2019: Chris Beyrer, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, “How would you like your PrEP? The fit of new prevention tools to lived sexual lives”
2018: Peter Hegarty, University of Surrey, “What social cognition research offers to the debate between sexuality research as ‘discursive’ vs. politically-neutral science”
2017: C. Sue Carter, The Kinsey Institute, "The developmental effects of oxytocin: A love story"
2016: Afsaneh Najmabadi, Harvard University, "Verdicts of science and rulings of faith: What can we learn from transsexuality in Iran?"
Richard Green Lifetime Achievement Award
2018: John Bancroft, Indiana University
2017: Ray Blanchard, University of Toronto
2016: Richard Green, IASR Founding President and Founding Editor of the Archives of Sexual Behavior
Richard Green Founding Editor Essay Award
2018: Meredith Chivers, Queen’s University, The specificity of women’s sexual response and its relationship with sexual orientations: A review and ten hypotheses AND Michael Seto, Royal Ottawa Health Care Group, The puzzle of male chronophilias