Call for Nominations: 2016 WSCA Distinguished Scholar Award
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Posted by: Christina Yoshimura
Hamilton Bean, WSCA Nominating Committee
The Western States Communication Association is seeking nominations for the 2016 Distinguished Scholar Award. The recipient must be a deserving WSCA member who has made significant and sustained contributions to scholarship that has made a difference in the ways scholars and students think about the nature, function, and scope of communication.
Criteria include (1) a sustained research program, (2) that is theoretically grounded, (3) analytically sound, (4) advances the discipline (as indicated by citations and other evidence), and (5) work has been featured in WSCA journals as well as other outlets.
The nomination should include a nomination letter, academic vita, and can include letters of support (self-nominations are acceptable).
The scholar nominated for the award is honored during the WSCA Annual Conference Luncheon, so it is important that every effort is made to ensure the recipient is present to receive the award. As such, please confirm the nominee's willingness to be considered for this award and commitment to attend the 2016 WSCA convention in San Diego, CA, before submitting nominations.
Nominations should be submitted by email to Hamilton Bean at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than January 1, 2016. Please include "WSCA Scholar Award" in the email subject line and attach documentation as either Microsoft Word or PDF (.doc, .docx, or .pdf) files.
Please direct any questions to:
Associate Professor, Department of Communication
University of Colorado Denver
P.O. Box 173364
Denver, CO 80217
Physical Address: AB1-Room 3010
1201 Larimer Street