ITAA Distinguished Scholar
The ITAA Distinguished Scholar Lecture Series was established to:
- Acknowledge ITAA members who have contributed outstanding scholarship in a specific area, and
- Increase the knowledge base of graduate students and faculty on special topics.
The scholar will present at the forthcoming annual meeting a lecture that summarizes the major scholarly themes within his/her field of expertise, describes his/her contributions to the field, and projects directions for the future. The recipient will receive a waiver of conference registration and $1,500.00 from ITAA.
The initial nomination should be submitted by the nominator in electronic form and received by the VP for Operations no later than February 1. The initial nomination must contain the following information:
- Nominator’s name, address, telephone number, and electronic mail address
- Nominee’s name address, telephone number, and electronic mail address
The nominator must contact the nominee and solicit a final nomination packet in electronic form to be prepared by the nominee and received by the VP for Operations no later than February 1.
The final nomination packet should be prepared by the nominee and provide evidence that the nominee has attained professional recognition and conduct in terms of:
- Continuous and valuable contributions to scholarship in the field
- Substantial scholarly contributions to the field as evidenced by any or a combination of research, theory, teaching pedagogy, publications, creative endeavors, and/or work promoting public policy.
The nominee will prepare the final nomination packet containing the materials listed below in electronic format. Incomplete packets, packets with materials exceeding those listed below, and packets received after the deadline will not be considered.
- Membership in ITAA
- Current curriculum vita
- One letter of nomination from an ITAA member
- One letter of support, and
- One page abstract of proposed lecture
The nominee must be willing, if selected, to address the organization summarizing the major scholarly themes within his/her field of expertise, presenting his/her contributions to the field, and projecting directions for the future.
Submit all materials electronically through Faculty Awards Application Form on the ITAA website.
For a list of past recpients, click here.