Awards

Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award

The Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award honors scholars who have made outstanding scientific contributions to the study of discourse processing and text analysis. The following criteria are considered in conferring the Award: 1) Sustained outstanding research that has enhanced the scientific understanding of discourse processing and text analysis, 2) Contributions to the mentorship of students, postdoctoral fellows, and colleagues in the field of text and discourse, and 3) Meritorious contributions to the advancement of the field through leadership as a theorist or spokesperson for the discipline.

Past Winners

Tom Trabasso Young Investigator Award

This award embodies the spirit of Tom Trabasso. It goes to an outstanding young scholar who received their PhD within the last 10 years and has made a significant contribution to the understanding of discourse processing and text analysis.

Past Winners

2021

Alexandra List

2020

Doug Lombardi

2019

Jason L. G. Braasch 

2018

Sidney D'Mello 

2017

Catherine Bohn-Gettler

2016

Raymond Mar

2015

Scott Crossley

2014

Katherine Rawson

2013

Tobias Richter

2012

Panayiota Kendeou

2011

Chantel Prat

2010

David N. Rapp

2009

Mike Kaschak 

Jason Albrecht Outstanding Young Scientist Award

The Jason Albrecht Outstanding Young Scientist Award (JAOYSA) honors the memory of Jason Albrecht, a promising young text and discourse researcher who passed away. The award recognizes an outstanding paper based on a doctoral dissertation.

Past Winners

2021

Pablo Delgado

2020

Reese Butterfuss

2019

Brianna L. Yamasaki

2018

Shelley Feuer

2017

Karyn Higgs

2016

Juliane Richter

2015

Angela Nyhout

2014

Stephen Briner

2013

Emily R. Smith

2012

Jesse R. Sparks

2011

Michael C. Mensink

2010

Jennifer J. Stiegler

2009

Michelle Levine

2008

Patrick Jeuniaux

2007

Heather Ferguson

2006

Heather H. Mitchell

2005

Not awarded

2004

Amelie Teisserenc

2003

Sabine Gueraud

2002

David N. Rapp

2001

Max Louwerse

2000

Steve Frisson

1999

David Roberston

1998

Herb Colston

1997

Marie-Pilar Quintana

Graduate Student Research Award

The Graduate Student Research Award recognizes quality in predissertation work that is predominantly that of a graduate student. Accordingly, the graduate student must be first author on the paper. This award was previously referred to as the Outstanding Student Paper Award (1997-2019).

Past Winners

2021

Marloes van Moort

2020

Malayka Mottarella

2019

Daniel P. Feller

2019

Kole Norberg

2018

Alison Jane Martingano

2017

Reese Butterfuss

2016

Christopher Ryan Williams

2015

Laura K. Allen

2014

David Markowitz

2013

Johanna Maier

2012

Alexandra List

2011

Emily R. Smith

2010

Kris Liu

2009

Michael C. Mensink

2008

Nick Duran

2007

Not awareded

2006

Fabrice Cauchard

2005

Johann Ari Larusson

2004

David Havas

2003

Carol Madden

2002

Heather H.Mitchell

2001

Tobias Richter

2000

Johanna Kaakinen

2000

Rob Stanfield

1999

Michelle L. Gregory

1998

Ken Samuel

1997

Andreas Schramm

Undergraduate Student Research Award

The Undergraduate Student Research Award recognizes quality in work that is predominantly that of an undergraduate graduate student, or research to which the undergraduate student contributed a significant amount of effort and support.

Past Winners

2021

Johanna Xemaire

2020

Amanda Juarez

2020

Angel Long