ICOMM Distinguished Scholar Award

The International Communication Distinguished Scholar Award is presented on an annual basis at the International Studies Association Annual Meeting to a scholar whose work has made a substantial impact in the area of International Communication in the context of international studies.

General Information

Recipients must meet the Following Criteria

  1. Recipients must be a current member of ISA. The award is open to both Members and Non-Members of ISA. However, any Non-Member recipient must join the Association to receive the award.
  2. Scholars who have previously received this award are not eligible for nomination.

Prize

  • The recipient will be recognized at the International Studies Association Awards Ceremony and the International Communication Section Business Meeting and Reception.
  • The recipient will receive a plaque.

Selection Process

  • The award is open to both Members and Non-Members of ISA. However, any Non-Member recipient must join the Association to receive the award.
  • Special consideration will be given to scholars with a history of service to the International Communication Section and ISA.
  • Scholars who have previously received this award are not eligible for nomination.
  • The winner is selected annually by the ICOMM Executive Committee from the pool of candidates nominated by ICOMM section members.

Apply For This Award

  • Nominations must be made my members of the International Communication Section of ISA.
  • Self-nominations are not accepted.
  • To nominate a recipient, the nominating party is asked to write a letter outlining the contributions the scholar has made to the study of International Communication in the context of international studies. 
  • 2020 Award Information: Please send your nomination letter to the 2020 section chair, Efe Sevin. The deadline for nominations for the 2020 Award to be presented in Honolulu; is June 10, 2019.

 

Recipients

Congratulations to R.S. Zaharna, 2018's recipient of the ICOMM Distinguished Scolar Award!

For a list of past recipients, please check below.

Past Recipients

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To submit a nomination: click here

Award Chairs please review dates to ensure deadlines are met.

Key Dates

The International Studies Association

Representing over 100 countries, ISA has more than 6,500 members worldwide and is the most respected and widely known scholarly association in this field. Endeavoring to create communities of scholars dedicated to international studies, ISA is divided into 7 geographic subdivisions of ISA (Regions), 29 thematic groups (Sections) and 4 Caucuses which provide opportunities to exchange ideas and research with local colleagues and within specific subject areas.
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