ISAZ Distinguished Anthrozoologist Award

The Distinguished Anthrozoologist Award is for outstanding lifetime achievement in Anthrozoology/Human-Animal Interaction Studies by an ISAZ member who is a senior scholar. The award will be offered in odd numbered years, starting in 2017.


 Nominations are closed.

Nominations must be based on lifetime achievements, not specific projects. Nominees must be current ISAZ members. Nominations must be made by any member of the ISAZ board or Anthrozoös editorial board, a fellow of the society, or an organization related to human-animal interaction scholarship or activity that is familiar with the candidate’s work. Self-nominations are not allowed.

  1. A formal letter of nomination by a person (other than the nominee) who is a member of the ISAZ board, a Fellow of ISAZ, an Anthrozoös editorial board, or an officer of an organization related to human-animal interaction scholarship or activity that is familiar with the candidate’s work.  The letter must describe the value and importance of the nominee’s scholarship in Anthrozoology and include a clear statement confirming the candidate’s willingness to be nominated for the Award.
  2. A copy of the candidate’s curriculum vitae.
  3. Copies of 5-10 publications used to support the scholarly contributions to Anthrozoology by the nominee.

The award consists of a Certificate, an honorarium of $1000, an invitation to give a Plenary at the ISAZ 2021 conference, and the cost of conference registration.

 The award will be announced and awarded at the ISAZ Conference.

Applications must be written in English, converted into a single PDF, and submitted by email to awards@isaz.net

Please direct questions to awards@isaz.net.


Past Recipients:

2021

Dr. James Serpell

University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States


2019

Dr. Erika Friedmann

University of Maryland, School of Nursing

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

2017

Dr. Lynette Hart

School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis

Davis, California, United States