Debra RiegertOur very own Executive Acquisition Editor, Behavioral Science, Debra Riegert, has been recognized for her outstanding work by the Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychology. She was named as the 2016 Eber Distinguished Service Award recipient during last night's annual meeting, in honor of her nearly two decades of exemplary service to both her field and the Society. We could not be more proud of Debra and wish her continued success. Please join us in congratulating Debra on this prestigious award!

The Eber Distinguished Service Award was initiated by the Trustees in 2004 to recognize extraordinary service to the Society. The recipient is honored at the Annual Meeting and presented with an inscribed plaque. This is not an annual award, but is rather made by the Trustees, who receive nominations from the membership. This  Award was renamed in 2012 for Herbert W. Eber in recognition and gratitude for his longstanding service to the society. Past recipients of the Eber Distinguished Service Award are:

2014 Patrick E. Shrout: Citation: With Deep Appreciation from the Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychology for Years of Distinguished Service as Secretary-Treasurer and Editorial Advisory Board Chair.

2013 Ralph Hakstian (Editor of MBR from 1984 to 1985): Citation: With Deep Appreciation from the Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychology for Years of Distinguished Service as Editor, Multivariate Behavioral Research.

2013 James Steiger (Editor of MBR from 1986 to 1987): Citation: With Deep Appreciation from the Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychology for Years of Distinguished Service as Editor, Multivariate Behavioral Research.

2012 Roger E. Millsap (Editor of MBR from 1996 to 2005): Citation: With Deep Appreciation from the Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychology for Years of Distinguished Service as Editor, Multivariate Behavioral Research.

2012 Stanley A. Mulaik (Editor of MBR from 1988 to 1995): Citation: With Deep Appreciation from the Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychology for Years of Distinguished Service as Editor, Multivariate Behavioral Research.

2012 Joseph L. Rodgers (Editor of MBR from 2006 to 2011; Secretary-Treasurer from 2002 to 2006): Citation: With Deep Appreciation from the Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychology for Years of Distinguished Service as Secretary-Treasurer and Editor, Multivariate Behavioral Research.

2007 Lawrence Erlbaum. Citation: With Deep Appreciation for Years of Distinguished Service as Publisher of Multivariate Behavioral Research and of SMEP Monographs, and as Friend and Advisor to the Society.

2004 Herbert W. Eber. Citation: With Deep Appreciation from the Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychology for Years of Distinguished Service as Managing Editor, Multivariate Behavioral Research.

The Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychology (SMEP) is a Section 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of multivariate statistical approaches in psychology. For many years, the organization has supported educational activities at a variety of levels of development, for undergraduate students, graduate students, and professionals.

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