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Call for Nominations for ASOR Awards

To nominate someone for an award, please submit the following information:

  • Contact information of proposer
  • Name of nominee
  • Award name
  • Why nominee is suitable for award

The deadline to receive nominations has been extended to September 30, 2011.

Please send your nomination information to Britta Abeln.

Link for past recipients of awards

Descriptions of the Honors and Awards

The Richard J. Scheuer Medal.          

This is the most prestigious award which honors an individual who has provided truly outstanding, long term support and service contributions to ASOR. (given only as appropriate)

The Charles U. Harris Service Award.

This award is given in recognition of long term and/or special service as an ASOR officer or Trustee. (one annual award)

The P. E. MacAllister Field Archaeology Award.

This award honors an archaeologist who, during his/her career, has made outstanding contributions to ancient Near Eastern and Eastern Mediterranean archaeology. (one annual award)

The G. Ernest Wright Award.

This award is given to the editor/author of the most substantial volume(s) dealing with archaeological material, excavation reports and material culture from the ancient Near East and eastern Mediterranean. This work must be the result of original research published within the past two years. (one annual award)

The Frank Moore Cross Award.

This award is presented to the editor/author of the most substantial volume(s) related to ancient Near Eastern and eastern Mediterranean epigraphy, text and/or tradition. This work must be the result of original research published during the past two years. (one annual award)

The W. F. Albright Award.

This award honors an individual who has shown special support or made outstanding service contributions to one of the overseas centers ACOR, AIAR, CAARI, or to one of the overseas committees - the Baghdad committee and the Damascus committee. (given as appropriate)

ASOR Membership Service Award.

This award recognizes individuals who have made special contributions on behalf of the ASOR membership, through committee, editorial, or office services. (maximum three annual awards)

Link for past recipients of awards (please check to make sure that the person you nominate has not previously received the award).