SRCD Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Awards

Now accepting Nominations for 2019 Biennial Awards.

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Created in 2008, the SRCD Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Awards are given for dissertations completed in the previous year that are unusually noteworthy.  This award comes with a $500 honorarium and nominations are submitted by the mentor of the dissertation thesis.

The awards are presented at SRCD’s Biennial Meeting. A list of previous award recipients can be found below:

Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Awards


  • Arya Ansari
  • Chelsea L. Derlan
  • Emily Fyfe
  • Julian Jara-Ettinger
  • Jessica P. Lougheed
  • Kristen Tummeltshammer


  • Natalie H. Brito
  • Camelia E. Hostinar
  • Sergey Kornilov
  • Laura Kurdziel
  • Yalda T. Uhls


  • Rachel Farr
  • Eva Telzer
  • Christina Weiland
  • David Yeager


  • Krista Byers-Heinlein
  • Rachel G. Lucas-Thompson
  • Carrie L. Masten
  • Kasey C. Soska
  • Amrish Vaish


  • Jessica S. Horst
  • Felix A. Warneken
  • Honorable Mentions
  • Andrea Gonzalez
  • Aaron P. Metzger
  • Brian T. Wymbs