Distinguished Researcher Award

Click here to submit a nomination! Submission deadline: July 1, 2018.

Research continues to assume a growing level of importance in both the academic and applied contexts. This award provides a declaration of the value of that enterprise and recognizes the role that long-term and productive research efforts provide our fields. (“Nothing is more useful than a good theory.” Kurt Lewin)
This award requires a minimum of ten years involvement and is intended to provide recognition of exemplary research productivity and visibility in the fields of Experiential Education.

Criteria:

  • Must be a current member of AEE
  • Importance of research contributions
  • Continuity of research involvement
  • Diversity of publication and presentation outlets particularly those that are refereed
  • Creative and innovative impacts to research within the experiential education community
  • Presence of awards, keynotes, grants, etc. that speak to a research presence
Past Recipients:
2017 - Christine Norton and Jim Sibthorp
2016 - Anita Tucker
2015 - Denise Mitten
2014 - no award given

2013 - Alan Ewert
2012 - H. "Lee" Gillis
2011 - Mike Gass
2010 - Keith Russell