Call for Nominations AFA Dissertation/Thesis Award

Call for Nominations AFA Dissertation/Thesis Award

The AFA Outstanding Dissertation or Thesis Award recognizes the best dissertation or thesis in the theory and practice of argumentation and forensics completed in the previous calendar year.  The candidate must be a member of AFA.  To nominate a thesis or dissertation, a letter of nomination detailing the significance of the dissertation or thesis (usually from the project advisor), a copy of the table of contents, and a representative chapter of the completed study.

Eligible dissertations and theses for 2014 must have a defense date of 2013. The award shall be presented at the annual AFA business meeting to be held in Chicago in 2014. The committee chair must receive nominations no later than October 1, 2014. Nominations received after this date may not be considered.

Send nominations and submissions for the 2014 awards to the AFA Research Committee Chair, James Dimock at james.dimock@mnsu.edu