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Distinguished Career Contribution to Gerontology Award

The Distinguished Career Contribution Award is presented annually to an individual whose contributions over the course of his or her career have articulated a novel theoretical or methodological perspective or synthesis that addresses a significant problem in the literature. 

Deadline: March 31, 2019


  • Nominees must be (or if retired, must have been) a member of the BSS Section.
  • Nominees must have been published with the past five (5) years.
  • Nominees current Curriculum Vitae.
  • A single nomination letter signed by at least three (3) supporters summarizing:
    • The nominee's contribution and influence.
    • The nominee's impact on the field of gerontology or behavioral and social sciences in particular.

Nature of Award
The recipient receives a certificate and is recognized at the Behavioral & Social Sciences Section Business Meeting and Award Presentation at Annual Scientific Meeting.

Nomination Process
Nomination submission closed on March 31, 2019.

Past Awardees
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