In order to encourage excellence in internet research, AoIR presents annual awards for the best book published during the year and the best dissertation. These awards are reviewed by the leading scholars in our field.
2013 AoIR Book Award
Julie Cohen, Configuring the Networked Self: Law, Code, and the Play of Everyday Practice. Yale University Press, 2013. More Information
2013 Dissertation Award
Tania Bucher, Programmed Sociality: A Software Studies Perspective on Social Networking Sites. Faculty of Humanities, University of Oslo. 2012. More Information.
2012 AoIR Book Award
Jason Farman, Mobile Interface Theory: Embodied Space and Locative Media. Routledge, 2012. More Information
Honorable mention: Thomas Streeter, The Net Effect: Romanticism, Capitalism, and the Internet, More Information.
2012 AoIR Dissertation Award
Jessica Beyer, Youth and the Generation of Political Consciousness Online, University of Washington. More Information
2011 AoIR Book Award
Richard Harper, Texture: Human Expression in the Age of Communications Overload, MIT Press, 2011. More Information
Honorable Mention: Eran Fisher, Media and New Capitalism in the Digital Age, Palgrave Macmillan. More Information