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GPEIG Call for Nominations: Best Journal Article Award

Monday, June 12, 2017  
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Nomination Deadline: September 15, 2017

The GPEIG (Global Planning Educators Interest Group) is pleased to announce the GPEIG Best Journal Article Award. This award will honor an outstanding recent journal article on planning and development issues in global context. Papers that emphasize subjects related to the global South will given priority for this award, although comparative work such as those comparing or linking South and North are also welcome.

The awardee(s) will be announced and honored at the GPEIG Business Meeting at the Association for Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) conference in Denver, CO, in October, 2017.

The affiliation of the authors need not be affiliated with ACSP institutions, but at least one should be a regular participant in the planning educational networks such as ACSP and others.

Criteria for Submission

  • Published within the past 3 years in a peer-reviewed journal
  • Either single or a multiple authored paper
  • Has contributed in one or more of the following ways:
    • Making a significant scholarly impact in understanding critical issues facing global planning generally
    • Taking a novel approach towards data collection and/or analysis
    • Speaking in a unique or uniquely effective way to practitioners

Nomination Procedure

  • Nominations may come from self, faculty or administrators at ACSP-member schools.
  • Nominations should consist of two letters, at least one of which should be from individuals not within the nominee's own institution, that state the ways in which the article has contributed to GPEIG's mission by meeting the criteria described above.
  • Please email the article and two nominating letters to jhspenc@clemson.edu by September 15th.

Award Committee
James H. Spencer (chair), Clemson University
Sai Balakrishnan, Harvard University
Anuradha Mukherji, East Carolina University
Carolina Sarmiento, University of Wisconsin


Mission

The Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning promotes education, research, service and outreach in the United States and throughout the world by seeking to:

  • recognize diverse needs and interests in planning;
  • improve and enhance the accreditation process, and;
  • strengthen the role of planning education in colleges and universities through publications, conferences, and community engagement;
  • extend planning beyond the classroom into the world of practice.

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