Awards and Endowment

The Awards and Endowment Committee shall organize and implement the Society's efforts to recognize and honor those persons whose diverse efforts have enhanced the field of rural sociology and/or improved the conditions of rural people and places.  The Society supports scholarship and practice to improve the quality of rural life through the distribution of funds from the Endowment.

2020 Revised Dissertation and Early Career Awards Information

Members:

Gretchen Thompson Chair 2018-2020 [email protected]
Alicia Coleman-Jensen Chair Elect 2019-2021 [email protected]
Daisy Rooks apptd 2018-2021 [email protected]
Phil Howard apptd 2018-2021 [email protected]
Dani Deemer apptd 2019-2022 [email protected]
Stephen Gasterer apptd 2019-2022 [email protected]
Shaun Golding apptd 2017-2020 [email protected]
Ethan Schoolman apptd 2017-2020 [email protected]
Misti Jeffers grad apptd 2019-2020 [email protected]
Alanna Higgins grad apptd 2019-2020 [email protected]
Cynthia Struthers ExecDirector ex officio [email protected]

According to the Bylaws, the Awards and Endowment Committee shall organize and implement the Society's efforts to recognize and honor those persons whose diverse efforts have enhanced the field of rural sociology and/or improved the conditions of rural people and places. The Society supports scholarship and practice to improve the quality of rural life through the distribution of funds from the Endowment.  Click on the name of the award to see the list of recipients.  If you notice any omissions or errors please notify the RSS Business Office at [email protected]

RSS Award Descriptions Can Be Found Here

RSS Past Award Recipients Can Be Found Here