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. The 2022 due date for submissions is May 1, 2022

2022 Distinguished Service Award Call for Nominations

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

John G. Hedden (2023)
Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist
700 Clinton Street Building
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242

Click to See Past Recipients of the Distinguished Service Award