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 may be submitted by regular mail or by email.

Submit nominations by May 1, 2019, to:

Lauren W. Ritterbush (2019)
Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work
Kansas State University
204 Waters Hall
1603 Old Claflin Place
Manhattan, KS 66506-4003

Click to See Past Recipients of the Distinguished Service Award