The Western States Communication Association Distinguished Scholar Award recognizes 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.
Nominations should detail how the nominee fits the criteria above and should include the nominee’s CV and other supporting material. Self-nominations are encouraged. Email nominations to Heather Crandall at firstname.lastname@example.org by November 7, 2016.