The Association of Internet Researchers calls for submissions for the 2016 AoIR Dissertation Award. To be eligible for the AoIR Dissertation Award, a PhD dissertation in the area of internet research must have been filed in the 2015 calendar year. Nominations (self and other) must be received by May 15, 2016. All methods and disciplines are welcome.
A nomination letter that explains why the dissertation is deserving of the award and how it contributes to internet research along with a PDF copy of the dissertation should be emailed to Daren Brabham (Brabham at usc dot edu).
The recipient of this award will be announced this summer. In addition to winning a cash prize, the individual will also be invited to present their research in a session at AoIR 2016 in Berlin, October 5-8.
This year’s review committee is comprised of Taina Bucher, University of Copenhagen; Mathias Klang, University of Massachusetts, Boston; Anders Olof Larsson, Westerdals Oslo School of Arts, Communication and Technology; Sun Sun Lim, National University of Singapore, and is chaired by Daren Brabham, University of Southern California.
For any questions please contact Daren or Jenny Stromer-Galley (prez at aoir dot org).