IO Distinguished Senior Scholar Award

The Distinguished Senior Scholar Award was created to recognize senior scholars of exceptional merit whose influence, intellectual works and mentorship will likely continue to impact the field for years to come. Former/current colleagues and students will be invited to be on a roundtable honoring the awardee at the ISA Annual Convention. The roundtable generally precedes the IO Section reception at the convention.

General Information

Recipients must meet the Following Criteria


Selection Process

  1. Recipients must be a current member of ISA.
  2. Award recipients must be able to attend the 2022 ISA Annual Convention in Nashville where the awardee will be honored in a panel and at a reception.
  3. Nominations (including self-nominations) should include a short narrative touching on the qualities listed above and current cv.
    • Certificate
    • The committee is especially interested in scholars who have a history of attending ISA meetings.

Apply For This Award

  • Please forward nomination materials to each committee member by e-mail.
  • Deadline for nominations: 31 May 2021


Congratulations to Audie Klotz, 2020's recipient of the IO Distinguished Senior Scholar Award!

For a list of past recipients, please check below.

Past Recipients


Kelly-Kate Pease | Chair
April 2020 – March 2022
Webster University

Meet the Committee

Award Chairs please review dates to ensure deadlines are met.

Key Dates