Outstanding Achievement Award Recipient
College of Education and Human Development, March 29, 2006
John Krumboltz received his Ph.D. in 1955 from the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Minnesota. For more than 50 years he has been a national and international scholar and leader in the field of counseling psychology. He has been a Professor of Educational Psychology at Stanford University since 1961 and full professor since 1966. He is described as a prolific researcher and theorist in psychology, whose work has revolutionized the field of counseling psychology. His pioneering research on career development, behavioral counseling interventions, and social learning theory in career decision-making, has had an enormous impact on the field. He has authored or co-authored more than 200 publications. The American Psychological Association Award for Distinguished Professional Contributions and the Leona Tyler Award from APA's Division 17, the highest honor given to scholarship and practice in counseling psychology, are among the many honors and awards he has received.
Biographies are as-of time of award presentation.