John Holmes receives prestigious honour

Monday, July 7, 2014

head shot John Holmes
The Foundation for Personality and Social Psychology has announced that John Holmes has been added to the Heritage Fund Wall of Fame. The Heritage Fund Initiative was instituted to honour the legacy of social psychology’s most important scholars. John is only the ninth scholar honoured in this way, joining such luminaries as Jack Brehm, Elliot Aronson, and Harold Kelley. Funds raised to honour the members of the Heritage Wall of Fame are used to endow dissertation research grants. SPSP announced, “Professor Holmes has made innumerable important contributions to our discipline."

You may read about John’s research and several tributes to him at