Nominations are now being taken for the fourth annual Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver Award honoring a woman junior scholar who demonstrates outstanding research and potential for future scholarship.
Sponsored by The Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver Center for the Advancement of Women in Communication at Florida International University and the AEJMC Commission on the Status of Women, this recognition is designed to honor junior faculty researchers and encourage them as they pursue their research agendas in the academy.
The 2016 winner was Dr. Jessica Willoughby of Washington State University.
To nominate a scholar, please send a letter outlining her qualifications, a one-page summary of her research agenda, and a curriculum vita. Self-nominations are accepted.
The winner will be honored with a check for $250 and a plaque at Pre-Conference Workshop n on Aug. 8, 2017, at the AEJMC conference in Chicago. Kopenhaver, dean emeritus and professor at Florida International University’s College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts will present the award.
Please send any questions and award nominations by June 1, 2017, to Tracy Everbach, Tracy.Everbach@unt.edu.