Andrea Goldsmith Young Scholars Award

Award

A recognition plaque plus travel costs to the next CTW (up to USD $2000)

Basis For Judging

The CTTC Andrea Goldsmith Young Scholars Award will recognize young scholars of the communication theory area who are (i) actively enrolled PhD students or (ii) within 2 years of their PhD completion at time of nomination deadline. Eligible nominees must be ComSoc members.

Successful nominees must show a high level of research aptitude in the broadly defined topic of communication theory, as well as engagement in the professional community.  Judging criteria will include research independence, creativity, productivity, potential for impact, leadership and mentoring activities, and community engagement ideally including at least some participation within the CTTC and its meetings, symposia, and workshops.

Presentation

Annually, at the Communication Theory Workshop, or by request at GLOBECOM or ICC. No more than two awards will be given per year.

Nominations

Nomination packages consist of a one page nominating statement by the individual nominating the candidate, the candidate’s curriculum vitae and up to two letters of support (each no longer than a page).  All documents should be combined into a single pdf file.  The nomination package can be submitted here. For 2022, nominations are due on July 1, 2022. Current CTTC Awards Committee members and CTTC leadership (chair, vice-chair and secretary) cannot be nominated.