August 1, 2019
Sol Tax provided distinguished service to the field of applied anthropology. The Sol Tax Distinguished Service Award, initiated by the Society for Applied Anthropology in his honor, is to be presented annually to a member of SfAA, in recognition of long-term and truly distinguished service to the Society.
Nominees should be those who have made long-term and exceptional contributions in several of the following areas:
leadership in organizational structure, activities and policy development
central roles in communication with other disciplines or sub-disciplines
editing and publishing
development of curricula in applied anthropology
formulation of ethical standards of practice
other innovation activities which promote the goals of the Society and the field of applied anthropology
Each nomination should include:
• a detailed letter of nomination outlining the distinguished service accomplishments of the candidate
• one additional letter of support
• a curriculum vita that includes specific details regarding the nominee's service to the SfAA
Note: copies of publications and additional letters are not needed.
Nominations are valid for five years from the date of submission. The deadline for receipt of all materials is October 1, 2019. Supporting documents will not be returned unless specifically requested. Please email nominations to:
Society for Applied Anthropology
Attn: Chair, Sol Tax Award Committee
The Award winner will be announced at the 2020 SfAA Annual Meeting in Albuquerque, NM, and will be invited to offer brief reflections about his/her career.
Please visit the SfAA website at www.appliedanthro.org to obtain additional information on the Award and prior recipients.