PsySSA award made to Psychologist Prof Kobus Maree

Posted on February 18, 2018

PsySSA award made to Psychologist Prof Kobus Maree

In September 2017, Prof Kobus Maree was awarded PsySSA’s Fellow Award (Lifetime Award in recognition of a person who has made exceptional contributions to Psychology in her/ his life. This was made at the PAPU Congress in Durban.

This prize was awarded in recognition of a significant contribution to psychological science by a current or past scholar or team of scholars. A triple doctorate, Prof Kobus Maree (past and present editor or deputy editor of a number of scholarly journals), has received multiple awards for his work in Africa. A B1 rated researcher, he has authored or co¬authored 100+ peer-¬reviewed articles and 60+ books/ book chapters on career counselling and related topics since 2009. In the same period, he supervised 30 doctoral theses and Master’s dissertations and read keynote papers at 20+ international and at 20+ national conferences.

Prof Maree who has spent much time abroad as a visiting professor in various countries, was awarded a fellowship of the IAAP in 2014. The Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Pretoria, Prof Cheryl de la Rey, as well as our Vice-Principal, Prof Norman Duncan, are former recipients. PsySSA advances South African psychology as a science and profession of global stature and promotes psychological praxis as relevant, proactive and responsive to societal needs and well-being.



- Author Annalize Brynard
Published by Thabo Masenamela

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