Awards
Awards
 
Early Career Award in CHAT
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Description: 
The Early Career Award acknowledges the contribution of one person, or co-authors, who have contributed a piece of work, for example, a book chapter, a research article or a monograph, that 1) moves the field of CHAT research or theory in a particularly interesting direction, 2) elaborates a concept or set of concepts in a particularly helpful way, or 3) provides links across research and practice that prove foundational. This award should be given to individuals who are at least 3 years past completion of the doctoral degree. 

Please note the following conditions of the call:

Eligibility Criteria: This award should be given to individuals who are at least three years past completion of the doctoral degree. 


Nomination Process and Timeline: The candidate must be nominated by a member of the SIG and seconded by another member. The nominator (and/or seconder) should submit a copy of the piece of work to be considered along with a statement justifying the nomination. 

The nominations should be sent by email to the Award Committee Chair, Antti Rajala, antti.rajala@oulu.fi

The deadline for the nominations is December 20, 2020. The committee will make its selection by January 20, 2021.

Composition of the Awards Committee: The SIG Chair has appointed the three members of the Awards Committee.The committee is chaired by Dr. Antti Rajala (University of Oulu, Finland). The other members are Dr. Zitlali Morales (University of Illinois Chicago, USA) and Dr. Aria Razfar (University of Illinois Chicago, USA). 

Selection Criteria: Awardee should have contributed a piece of work such as a book chapter, research article or monograph, that moves CHAT research or theory in a particularly interesting direction, elaborates a concept or set of concepts in a particularly helpful way, and/or provides links across research and practice that prove foundational.

The winner will be given a plaque with an inscription to be presented at the SIG business meeting at the AERA annual meeting and invited to make a presentation at a SIG-sponsored session of the annual meeting.

Announcement of the Awardee will be made through email to SIG members, on the SIG Facebook page, and at the SIG business meeting at the AERA annual meeting.

Contact Person for the Award: 2021 Award Committee Chair, Antti Rajala, antti.rajala@oulu.fi

Early Career Award in CHAT award winners:

2007  - Eugene Matusov, University of Delaware

2010 - Eduardo Vianna, LaGuardia Community College and CUNY Graduate Center 

 
 
Graduate Student Award
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Description: 
The Graduate Student Award recognizes an outstanding work of original and independent research produced by a graduate student, either as doctoral research or pre-doctoral research. 

Please note the following conditions of the call:

Eligibility Criteria: Nominees must be enrolled in a university doctoral program.

Nomination Process and Timeline: The nominator must be a member of the CH SIG and must submit a brief statement justifying the nomination, along with electronic contact information for the nominee. Upon receipt of the nomination, the Chair of the Awards Committee will request an abstract from the nominee. The nominee should submit an abstract of 1000 words or fewer of the work to be considered. Depending on the number of nominations, a sub-set of 3 nominees may be asked to submit a paper of no more than 5000 words that will be submitted for the committee’s final selection.

The nominations should be sent by email to the Award Committee Chair, Antti Rajala, antti.rajala@oulu.fi

The deadline for the nominations is December 20, 2020. The committee will make its selection by January 20, 2021.

Composition of the Awards Committee: The SIG Chair has appointed the three members of the Awards Committee.The committee is chaired by Dr. Antti Rajala (University of Oulu, Finland). The other members are Dr. Zitlali Morales (University of Illinois Chicago, USA) and Dr. Aria Razfar (University of Illinois Chicago, USA). 

Selection Criteria: The awardee will have created an outstanding work of original and independent research as either as doctoral research or pre-doctoral research. 

The winner will be given a plaque with an inscription to be presented at the SIG business meeting at the AERA annual meeting and invited to make a presentation at a SIG-sponsored session of the annual meeting.

Announcement of the Awardee will be made through email to SIG members, on the SIG Facebook page, and at the SIG business meeting at the AERA annual meeting.

Contact Person for the Award: 2021 Award Committee Chair, Antti Rajala, antti.rajala@oulu.fi

Graduate Student Award winners:

2010 - Kathryn Silva

2011 - Tony Perone

2014 - Armando Justo 

 
 
Lifetime Contribution to Cultural-Historical Research Award
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Description: 
The Lifetime Contribution to Cultural-Historical Research Award acknowledges the contribution of one person, over the course of his/her career, to the Cultural-Historical Research field as reflected in foundational books, series of publications, lectures, conference presentations, grants, speeches, and important engagement with the field broadly speaking including outreach and service.

Please note the following conditions of the call:

Eligibility Criteria: Anyone who fits the above definition. 

Nomination Process and Timeline: The candidate must be nominated by a member of the SIG.

Nomination packets should include a letter of nomination and a copy of the candidate’s CV. All nominations should be submitted electronically.

The nominations should be sent by email to the Award Committee Chair, Antti Rajala, antti.rajala@oulu.fi

The deadline for the nominations is December 20, 2020. The committee will make its selection by January 20, 2021.

Composition of the Awards Committee: The SIG Chair has appointed the three members of the Awards Committee.The committee is chaired by Dr. Antti Rajala (University of Oulu, Finland). The other members are Dr. Zitlali Morales (University of Illinois Chicago, USA) and Dr. Aria Razfar (University of Illinois Chicago, USA). 

Selection Criteria: The career body of work of a nominee will be evaluated according to its impact as measured by volume and influence of foundational books, series of publications, lectures, conference presentations, grants, speeches, and important engagement with the field broadly speaking including outreach and service, and impact on educational practice. 

A plaque with an inscription will be awarded. The winner will give an invited talk in the SIG’s annual meeting program at the following year’s AERA meeting.

Announcement of the Awardee will be made through email to SIG members, on the SIG Facebook page, and at the SIG business meeting at the AERA annual meeting.

Contact Person for the Award: 2021 Award Committee Chair, Antti Rajala, antti.rajala@oulu.fi

Lifetime Contribution Award winners: 

2007 - Vera John-Steiner, Regents Professor, Emerita, University of New Mexico and Micheal Cole, University of California, San Diego, Emeritus 

2015 - Lois Holzman, East Side Institute

 
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