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University of Wisconsin-Madison
Members

Eddie G. Gouge
Executive Director
Board on Human Sciences
(202) 478-6028
egouge@aplu.org

Florencia Drumwright
Senior Associate
Board on Human Sciences
(202) 478-6093
fdrumwright@aplu.org

BoHS Awards

Ellen Swallow Richards Public Service Award

The purpose of the Board on Human Sciences Ellen Swallow Richards Public Service Award is to honor a nationally-recognized leader who has a significant history of promoting and advancing the Human Sciences. It is likely that the nominees for the BoHS Ellen Swallow Richards Public Service Award will be individuals who have supported higher education, and especially the mission of the Human Sciences and other programs in land-grant universities.  Although nominees may be Human Science scholars, it is not required.  The award is intended to recognize an outstanding leader who helps to advance the Human Sciences nationally and/or internationally. The award is named in honor of Ellen Swallow Richards, who dedicated her life to applying research to enhance the well-being of individuals, families and communities.
 

Lifetime Achievement Award

The purpose of the Board on Human Sciences Lifetime Achievement Award is to honor a nationally-recognized leader who has a significant history of promoting and advancing the Human Sciences. Nominees for the BoHS Lifetime Achievement Award are individuals who serve or have served in significant faculty and/or administrative roles in higher education. Also, candidates will be individuals who earned recognition for advancing the mission of the Human Sciences and related disciplines in colleges and universities. 
 

Outstanding Engagement Award

The purpose of the Board on Human Sciences Outstanding Engagement Award is to recognize an individual who is a "campus based" or a "state level faculty member" for exceptional creativity and scholarship in the development, application, and evaluation of outreach, extension, and public service programs.   
 

Undergraduate Research Mentor Award

The purpose of the Board on Human Sciences Undergraduate Research Mentor Award is to recognize a faculty member in the Human Sciences for exceptional performance as a research mentor for undergraduate students. This award was developed to advance the purposes of the Undergraduate Research Community in the Human Sciences. The Undergraduate Research Community focuses on the scholarship of learning and teaching in preparing students for graduate education, the workplace and responsible citizenship. It enhances the experimental content of undergraduate education in the Human Sciences.  The BoHS Undergraduate Research Mentor Award is intended to advance undergraduate student development and a national undergraduate research agenda for the Human Sciences. Award recipients will be recognized for their contribution in developing the next generation of scholars.  
    

Emerging Administrator Award

The Emerging Administrator Award is a co-sponsored award with the Council of Administrators of Human Sciences. The award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated significant potential, as a new administrator in academia or extension, to make outstanding contributions to the family and consumer sciences/human sciences profession.

2020 Award Winners

 

2020 BoHS_winners

Outstanding Engagement Award
Awardee: Dr. Ronald B. Cox, Jr., Professor and Cooperative Extension State Specialist
at Oklahoma State University

Undergraduate Research Mentor Award
Awardee: Dr. Antoinette M. Landor, Associate Professor, Millsap Professor of Diversity &
Multicultural Studies and Co-Founder, Associate Director of the Center for Body Image Research & Policy (CBIRP)

Ellen Swallow Richards Public Service Award
Awardee: Shiretta Ownbey, Ph.D., Professor and graduate coordinator at Oklahoma State University’s
College of Education and Human Sciences

Lifetime Achievement Award
Awardee: Dr. Virginia Clark Johnson, Dean Emeritus of the College of Human Sciences and Education at
North Dakota State University and past BoHS Chair

https://www.aplu.org/members/commissions/food-environment-and-renewable-resources/board-on-human-sciences/bohs-awards/Final Award Winner Slides.pdf

 

2019 Award Winners

Ellen Swallow Richards Public Service Award
Awardee: Sonny Ramaswamy, President, Northwest Commission on Colleges
and Universities and Director Emeritus, National Institute of Food and
Agriculture, U. S. Department of Agriculture

Lifetime Achievement Award
Awardee: June M. Henton, Dean Emerita, College of Human Sciences, Auburn University

Outstanding Engagement Award
Awardee:  Julie Garden-Robinson, Professor and Extension Food Safety and Nutrition Specialist,
College of Human Development and Education, North Dakota State University

Undergraduate Research Mentor Award
Awardee: Elizabeth L. Stegenmöller, Associate Professor, Department of
Kinesiology, College of Human Sciences, Iowa State University
 

View 2018 Award Winners

November 12, 2018 Award Winners


Lifetime Achievement Award
Awardee: Virginia M. Moxley, Dean Emerita, College of Human Ecology, Kansas State
University

Ellen Swallow Richards Public Service Award
Awardee: Caroline E. Crocoll, Director, Division of Family and Consumer Sciences,
National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U. S. Department of Agriculture

Undergraduate Research Mentor Award
Awardee: Richard D. Lewis, UGA Foundation Professor in Family and Consumer
Sciences, Department of Foods and Nutrition, College of Family and
Consumer Sciences, University of Georgia

Outstanding Engagement Award
Awardee: Judy A. Harrison, Professor and Extension Foods Specialist, Extension
and Outreach, Foods and Nutrition, College of Family and Consumer
Sciences, University of Georgia
 

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