Conference of Southern Graduate Schools
2014 MASTER'S THESIS AWARD

 

Life Sciences (1 award)
Animal science, biological anthropology, biostatistics, biological and biomedical sciences, chemistry, epidemiology, physics-biophysics, psychobiology and nursing

AND

Social Sciences, Business, and Education (1 award)
 
Anthropology, demography, economics, geography, international relations, political science, government, public policy studies, sociology, urban studies, psychology, communications, business and management and education


Candidacy

Graduate Deans or their designee at CSGS member institutions may nominate one person whose thesis has been accepted in partial fulfillment of master's degree requirements during the past two academic years and/or summer sessions (Fall 2011 through Summer 2013)


Award


$1,000 plus travel expenses for the awardee to attend the 2014 CSGS meeting in San Antonio, Texas where the award will be presented.

 

Deadline

The Graduate Dean or designee shall provide the following materials as part of the nomination dossier to be received no later than November 18, 2013:
                                                                                           

A web link or an electronic file (e-mail only please) of the nomination materials should be submitted to the Committee Chair no later than November 18, 2013:
 
Thomas Reynolds, Dean
The Graduate School
University of North Carolina Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte NC 28223-0001
Phone:  704 687-7248
Email:  tlreynol@uncc.edu

 

Evaluation Process

Each thesis will be reviewed by faculty members in the field from CSGS member institutions and will be evaluated on the basis of clarity of style and presentation, scholarship, research methodology, and contributions to the field or discipline


Tom Reynolds, Chair
Judy Milton
Sonja Montas-Hunter
Karen J.L. Burg
Dick Diebolt
Linda Jones
Holly Hirst
Nora Reilly
Michael Orok

Previous Award Winners

Ted Wesermann (1990)

Jonathan W. Roller (2005)

Steven B. Broyles (1990)

Lara B. Crowley (2005)

Marshall Rand (1992)

William R. Cooper (2006)

Jeanne A. Peter (1993)

Jennifer J. McMahon (2006)

Cynthia Enid Romero-Arroyo (1994)

Destiny Birdsong (2007)

Todd G. Wetzel (1995)

Mark Losego (2007)

Brenda G. Wristen (1996)

Mason R. McWatters (2008)

James E. Reaux (1997)

Elizabeth Rahn (2008)

Anna L. Meaux (1998)

James Savage (2009)

Andrew Glenn Edward Haskell (1999)

George Kablick (2009)

Lester Baker Perry (2000)

Steven McMurray (2010)

Michael Gregory Janech (2000)

Jessica Kaczorowski (2010)

Terry O’Brien Pettinger (2001)

Natalie Herring (2011)

Gery Daniel Dorazio (2001)

Jessica Gillespie  (2011)

Amy Hudnall (2002)

Justine Schembri (2012)

Rebecca Elaine Blanton (2002)

Jason Kopp (2012)

Hamsell M. Alvarez (2003)

Natallie Nations (2013)

Linda Miller Cantara (2003)

Sarah Suda (2013)

James B. Davis (2004)

 

Russell Davis Day (2004)

 

CONFERENCE OF SOUTHERN GRADUATE SCHOOLS

2014 MASTER’S THESIS AWARD FOR DIGITAL SCHOLARSHIP

Innovative Application of Digital Technology to Scholarship in a Master’s Thesis
  Candidacy
 Graduate Deans or their designee(s) at CSGS member institutions may nominate one person whose thesis has been accepted in partial fulfillment of master's degree requirements during the past two academic years and/or summer sessions (Fall 2011 through Summer 2013) and have filed an electronic thesis. 


Award

$1,000 plus travel expenses for the awardee to attend the 2014 CSGS meeting in San Antonio, Texas where the award will be presented.

 


Deadline

The Graduate Dean or designee shall provide the following materials as part of the nomination dossier to be received no later than November 18, 2013:
                                                                                           

 

A web link or an electronic file (e-mail only please) of the nomination materials should be submitted to the Committee Chair no later than November 18, 2013:

Thomas Reynolds, Dean
The Graduate School
University of North Carolina Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte NC 28223-0001
Phone:  704 687-7248
Email:  tlreynol@uncc.edu

 
Evaluation Process

Each thesis will be reviewed by faculty members in the field from CSGS member institutions and will be evaluated on the basis of the use of digital technology in the presentation of the thesis, scholarship, research methodology, and contributions to the field or discipline.

Members of the Thesis Awards Committee
Tom Reynolds, Chair
Judy Milton
Sonja Montas-Hunter
Karen J.L. Burg
Carolyn R. Hodges
Dick Diebolt

 

Previous Award Winners
  


Kristen M. Rosenfeld (2006)

William Story (2010)

Jennifer Brooke Landry (2007)

Fengqing Zhang (2011)

Emily K. Davis (2008)

Casey Wichman (2012)

Payal Chakravarty (2009)

Gregory Mitchell (2013)