APS Mentor Award Nomination Information


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Nominations

Nomination Deadline: October 15, 2017

The APS Mentor Award honors the importance of mentoring in our field as well as the dedication and impact of individuals with a distinguished record of teaching, advising, and encouraging students and colleagues who go on to have productive and influential research careers. To nominate a candidate for the APS Mentor Award, please fill out the online nomination form. The nominee must be an APS member and nominations should include the following documents:

    • Nomination letter describing the nominee’s mentoring process as well as the impact of the mentor’s influence on the careers of students and/or colleagues.
    • List of PhDs and Postdoc mentees (or others) with a very brief (i.e. one paragraph) description of their accomplishments
    • CV of the nominee
    • Two to five letters of support from mentees, one of whom must be an APS member
Nomination letter
List of PhDs and Postdoc mentees (or others) with a very brief (i.e. one paragraph) description of their accomplishments
CV of the nominee
At least two letters of support from mentees, one of whom must be an APS Member

To nominate a candidate for the APS Mentor Award, please complete the online nomination form.

APS Mentor Award Committee

  • Daniel L. Schacter, Chair, Harvard University
  • Richard Aslin, University of Rochester
  • John “Jack” Dovidio, Yale University
  • Gilles O. Einstein, Furman University
  • Lila Gleitman, University of Pennsylvania
  • Reinhold M. Kliegl, University of Potsdam
  • Rebecca Saxe, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Michael T. Turvey, University of Connecticut