The Distinguished Service Award recognizes outstanding lifetime achievement in Plains anthropological research, teaching, scholarship, and service to the profession. 

The award consists of a plaque and recognition at the annual meeting banquet. Nominations must include a vita or resume, a brief synopsis of the nominee's career, contributions to Plains anthropology and the Plains Anthropological Society or Plains Conference, letters of support from others, and a justification statement for the nomination. Nominations should be submitted electronically by May 1, 2020.

Nominations and questions may be directed to the Distinguished Service Award Committee Chair:

Robert J. Hoard (2020)
Phone: (785) 272-8681, ext. 269


Click to See Past Recipients of the Distinguished Service Award