Alfred Adler Social Justice Award

Furthering the pioneering 
work of Alfred Adler.

Furthering the pioneering
work of Alfred Adler.

What is the Alfred Adler Social Justice Award?

The Alfred Adler Social Justice Award is given to members of the University community who exemplify the philosophy of world-renowned psychotherapist and first community psychologist, Dr. Alfred Adler, through acts that improve social justice.

Nominees should have a demonstrable record of leadership, advocacy, or mentorship within the University and in social communities. The Alfred Adler Social Justice Award highlights the tireless efforts of individuals to impact the world and inspire others.

Who is eligible to be nominated?

Anyone from the Adler University community can be nominated for the Alfred Adler Social Justice Award. Nomination criteria:

  • Faculty: Core and adjunct faculty
  • Staff: All Adler University employees, including contracted employees
  • Student: Encouraged from all campuses

What is the nomination process?

Individuals wishing to make a nomination for the Alfred Adler Social Justice Award must submit a completed application, which consists of 1) the nomination form, 2) a copy of the nominee’s curriculum vitae (CV) or résumé, and 3) a letter of nomination. The letter of nomination should clearly indicate ways in which the nominee has displayed leadership as a social justice advocate.

What is the process for submitting applications?

Nomination packets should be emailed and are reviewed by a committee. Awards are presented during Mission Possible activities.