The Society for the Anthropology of Food and Nutrition is pleased to announce the 2015 Thomas Marchione Award.
Honoring the seminal academic and humanitarian work of Thomas J. Marchione, this award is given to MA and Ph.D. students whose active engagement in food security and food sovereignty issues continues and expands Dr. Marchione’s efforts toward food justice, food access, and food as a human right.
The award can be in recognition of exemplary work completed or in progress, or for proposed work in the field of food as a human right and the social justice aspects of food systems.
To apply for the award, submit the following:
- Statement of problem/research question, with clear statement of how the research addresses food security, food justice, or food as a human right (up to ½ page).
- Literature review where you articulate how your work builds on and advances Dr. Marchione’s work (up to one page).
- Clear articulation of your research strategy, design, methods, and analysis plan (up to one page).
- Statement of your preparation for the proposed research, including language and research training and experience, program description, mentor name and contact information, and a brief budget (up to one page).
- Statement of how the award and associated research will develop your career goals (up to ½ page).
- Your Curriculum Vitae (CV).
- Letter from your thesis/dissertation chair/advisor attesting to your preparation and status.
Open to MA and Ph.D. students who will have completed their coursework and research proposal by the time of the annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association (AAA). Students must be members of the AAA to apply. Winners receive a $600 cash prize.
DEADLINE: 31 OCTOBER 2015
Submit your application to Amy Trubek via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. For additional information and full submission guidelines and eligibility criteria, visit www.foodanthro.com/thomas-marchione-award/