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Distinguished Career Contribution to Gerontology Award

The Distinguished Career Contribution Award is presented annually to an individual whose contributions over the course of his or her career have articulated a novel theoretical or methodological perspective or synthesis that addresses a significant problem in the literature. 

Submission Period: February 1-March 31, 2020 

Eligibility Criteria

  • Nominees must be (or if retired, must have been) a member of the BSS Section.
  • Nominees must have been published with the past five (5) years.

Nomination Process
The online form will open February 1, 2020.

Primary Materials 

  • A single nomination letter signed by at least three (3) supporters that should include the following:
    • The nominee's contribution and influence.
    • The nominee's impact on the field of gerontology or behavioral and social sciences in particular.
  • A current Curriculum Vitae

Nature of Award
The recipient receives a certificate and is recognized at the Behavioral & Social Sciences Section Business Meeting and Award Presentation at Annual Scientific Meeting.

Past Awardees
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