Nominations for ST&D Fellows

Nominations are invited for 2014 Fellows of the Society for Text and Discourse. Fellow status in the Society for Text and Discourse is awarded to scholars who have made sustained and substantial contributions to field of text and discourse. The evidence for Fellowship must show that the nominee has enriched and advanced the field of text and discourse and has made substantial contributions that are broadly and internationally recognized. Candidates should be senior researchers, typically evidenced by at least 15 years of postdoctoral contribution. The list of current Fellows is provided on the society website (

Nomination Criteria

1.   Outstanding contributions in the field of text and discourse as evidenced by any of the following three broad criteria:

  • Excellent and innovative research
  • Well received and widely-read articles in refereed journals (many citations, and high impact)
  • Receipt of important research grants

2.   Outstanding contributions in teaching, supervision and training in the field of text and discourse, as evidenced by:

  • Having mentored and supervised individuals who themselves have positively influenced the field
  • Active role in organizing relevant teaching and/or research programs

3.   Outstanding contributions in promoting the study of text and discourse as a discipline, as evidenced by:

  • Having developed research opportunities and settings
  • Active leadership and participation in professional organizations, especially within the Society for Text & Discourse.

Nomination Requirements

1. Nominators must supply the following documents to the ST&D Fellows Committee:

  • A letter of nomination.
  • The candidate’s current Curriculum Vitae

2. All materials should be submitted electronically no later than February 28, 2014 for consideration prior to the 2014 annual meeting. Please send all materials (and or inquires) to: Edward J O’Brien, Chair of Fellows Committee – Edward.O’

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