Gender and Diversity in Organizations

Call for Nominations – Distinguished Scholarly Contributions

Call for Nominations

2018 GDO Division Award for

Distinguished Scholarly Contributions

The Gender and Diversity in Organizations Division proudly confers an annual award for outstanding scholarship within the GDO domain. This award recognizes a present or past member of the division who has made significant cumulative scholarly contributions advancing our knowledge of gender and diversity in organizations. Scholarly contributions include the creation and dissemination of new knowledge in the form of conceptual, applied, empirical and/or theoretical works.

This award is given for an accumulated body of work. Past winners include:

Uma Sekaran 1991                                                   Robin Ely 2005

Laurie Larwood 1992                                                Marta Calás & Linda Smircich 2006

Kathryn (Kay) Bartol 1993                                        Carol Kulik 2007

Barbara Gutek 1994                                                 Ellen Kossek 2008

Nancy Adler 1995                                                      Stella Nkomo 2009

Gary Powell 1996                                                      Debra Meyerson 2010

Dorothy (Dot) P. Moore 1997                                    David Harrison 2011

Alison Konrad & Belle Rose Ragins 1998                 Dianna Stone 2012

Laura Graves 1999                                                    Ann Marie Ryan 2013

Linda Stroh 2000                                                       Mikki Hebl 2014

Saroj Parasuraman 2002                                         David Kravitz 2015

Karen Lyness 2003                                                  Nancy DiTomaso 2016

Jeffrey Greenhaus 2004                                           Derek Avery 2017

Criteria for consideration includes: 1) the breath or overall scope of the nominee’s work with consideration to her/his contribution to gender and diversity; 2) the depth of the nominee’s research in terms of richness in the exploration of one or more gender and diversity topics; and, 3) impact or significance of research in raising important questions and providing direction for future research in the gender and diversity domain.

This is a wonderful way to honor your colleagues and recognize important work! For nominations, please send a 2-3 page letter of recommendation outlining the nominee’s contributions with respect to the criteria stated above and a copy of the nominee’s curriculum vitae. Please confirm that the nominee is a current member of the GDO Division or, if not, the year(s) during which the nominee was a member. Self-nominations are not accepted.

The deadline for nominations is April 30, 2018. Please send your nomination or questions to Yvonne Benschop (Chair, GDO Scholarly Contributions Award Committee) at

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