AIS Early Career Award
About the Award
The AIS Early Career Award was established in 2014 and will be granted for the first time in 2015. This new award recognizes individuals in the early stages of their careers who have already made outstanding research, teaching, and/or service contributions to the field of information systems.
Qualifications for the Award
Nominees for the AIS Early Career Award should have made global contributions to the discipline as well as local contributions in the context of their country and region. Nominees should be role models to colleagues and students within the discipline, as well as garner the respect of individuals from outside the discipline and be esteemed for their high levels of professional and personal integrity.
Nominees must have been AIS members for at least two consecutive years and be current members of AIS at the time of nomination and receipt of recognition. Individuals may only win the Early Career Award once. For the purpose of this award, AIS defines “early career” as individuals who, at the time of nomination:
- have received their doctoral degrees no more than seven (7) years prior to nomination; OR
- be within the first seven (7) consecutive years of their academic career if they do not have a doctoral degree.
Gordon Burtch, University of Minnesota
Jeffrey Jenkins, Brigham Young University
Aaron Baird, Georgia State University
Jaime Windeler, University of Cincinnati
Alvin Leung, City University of Hong Kong
AIS Early Career Award Committee
The Early Career Award committee is comprised of AIS members as established in the Council Policy Manual. Current committee members include:
- Suzanne Rivard, HEC Montréal (term ends June 30, 2019)
- Ning Su, Ivey Business School, Western University (term ends June 30, 2018)
- Andrew Burton-Jones, University of Queensland (term ends June 30, 2019)
- Andreas Eckhardt, Graduate School of Management & Law (term ends June 30, 2019)
The Selection Process
A description of the nomination and selection process can be found in Council Policy. To submit a nomination for this award, please use the online nomination form that will be available on August 1.
If you have any questions about this award, please contact the Early Career Award chairman, Suzanne Rivard.