When: December 31, 2013
Glenda Laws Award
Deadline: December 31, yearly
The Glenda Laws Award is administered by the Association of American Geographers and endorsed by members of the Institute of Australian Geographers, the Canadian Association of Geographers, and the Institute of British Geographers. The annual award and honorarium recognize outstanding contributions to geographic research on social issues. This award is named in memory of Glenda Laws—a geographer who brought energy and enthusiasm to her work on issues of social justice and social policy. All early to mid-career scholars involved in geographic research on one or more social issues will be eligible for this award. Nominations should include two letters of recommendation from scholars or members of community organizations familiar with the research upon which the nomination is based, a curriculum vitae, and a scholarly paper based on original research. The award is presented at the Awards Luncheon at the AAG Annual Meeting.
Applications: Complete nominations consist of:
- A cover letter detailing outstanding contributions to geographic research on social issues application;
- The nominee's current CV that identifies at least one scholarly paper based on original research; and
- Two letters of recommendation.
Digital submissions are encouraged as a single pdf file in an email attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org with AAG Glenda Laws Award in the subject line. Alternatively, nine paper copies of the completed application can be sent to: ATTN: AAG Glenda Laws Award, Association of American Geographers, 1710 16th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009-3198.
As with all AAG awards, the Award Committee may decline to make an award in any given year.