August 10, 2016

Awards

Dr. Xiaojia Ge Lifetime Achievement Award

To recognize an Asian/Asian-American scholar whose research career spans at least 20 years and who has made distinguished scientific contributions to the field of child development.

Recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award receive a plaque and a $250 cash award that will be drawn from interest accrued from a cash donation by the Ge Family.

Early Career Award

To recognize a scholar who is less than 10 years post-PhD or equivalent degree (or less than 8 years in an academic faculty position) and who has made important contributions to research on Asian/Asian American families and children.

Recipients of the Early Career Award will receive a plaque.

Outstanding Contribution to Research on Asian/Asian Americans

To recognize a scholar who has made outstanding and unique contributions to research on Asian/Asian American families and children.

Recipients of the Outstanding Contribution Award will receive a plaque.

Outstanding Service Award

To recognize an individual who has contributed significant service to the Asian Caucus or who has represented the Asian Caucus at SRCD.

Recipients of the Outstanding Service Award will receive a plaque.

Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award

To recognize outstanding graduate student-initiated research (dissertation or other) on Asian/Asian American families and children. The independent research must be conducted and completed while enrolled in graduate school. The research, which may be a dissertation project, must have been completed or published in the past two years and can be submitted up to one year after graduation. Anyone can be nominated but must be a current member of the Asian Caucus to receive the award.

Recipients of the Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award will receive a plaque and a $500 cash award.

Mentorship and Integrity Award

To recognize an individual who has contributed significant mentorship (formal or informal) to Asian/Asian American scholars or someone conducting studies related to Asian/Asian Americans. Anyone can be nominated but must be a current member of the Asian Caucus to receive the award.

Nomination Process

All nominations must be received by December 3rd, 2022. All materials should be sent together in one email to Dr. Yang Hou, Chair of the Awards Committee, at yang.hou@med.fsu.edu.

For the Dr. Xiaojia Ge Lifetime Achievement, Outstanding Contribution, Outstanding Service, Mentorship and Integrity Award, and Early Career Awards, nomination materials must include a letter of nomination (500-1000 words), a vitae, and two representative publications. Self-nominations are allowed.

For the Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award, nomination materials must include a letter of nomination (500-1000 words), a vitae, and either a reprint of the published study or a 10-page summary of the research (if not published). The nomination letter must include a description of the student’s primary and major contributions to the research and the extent to which the research reflects the student’s independent work. The letter also should explain why the research is outstanding and merits the award. Self-nominations are allowed.


Past Award Winners

2021 Award Winners:

Dr. Xiaojia Ge Lifetime Achievement Award: Jin Li (Brown University)
Outstanding Contributions to Research Award: Tiffany Yip (Fordham University)
Early Career Award: Yang Qu (Northwestern University)
Graduate Student Research Award: Annabelle Lin Atkin (Purdue University)
Mentorship and Integrity Award: Charissa Cheah (University of Maryland, Baltimore)

2019 Award Winners:

Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award: Miao Qian, Ph. D.
Early Career Award: Cecilia Cheung, Ph.D.
Outstanding Contribution to Research on Asian/Asian Americans: Linda P. Juang, Ph.D.
Xiaojia Ge Lifetime Achievement Award: Hirokazu Yoshikawa, Ph.D.

2017 Award Winners:

Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award: Yang Hou, Ph.D
Early Career Award: Stacey N. Doan, Ph.D.
Outstanding Contribution to Research on Asian/Asian Americans: Richard Lee, Ph.D
Xiaojia Ge Lifetime Achievement Award: Xinyin Chen, Ph.D.

2015 Award Winners:

Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award: Cecilia Cheung, Ph.D.
Early Career Award: Stephen Chen, Ph.D.
Outstanding Service Award: Vivian Tseng, Ph.D.
Outstanding Contribution to Research on Asian/Asian Americans: Su Yeong Kim, Ph.D
Xiaojia Ge Lifetime Achievement Award: Chuansheng Chen, Ph.D.

2013 Award Winners:

Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award: Christy Leung, Ph.D.
Early Career Award: Desiree Qin, Ed.D.
Outstanding Service Award: Ruth Chao, Ph.D.
Outstanding Contribution to Research on Asian/Asian Americans: Qi Wang, Ph.D.

2011 Award Winners:

Xiaojia Ge Lifetime Achievement Award: Xiaojia Ge, Ph.D.
Early Career Award: Tiffany Yip, Ph.D.

2009 Award Winners:
(The initial awards in 2009 are different from the current ones)

Mentorship and Integrity Award: Suniya Luthar, Ph.D.
Advocacy Award: Christine Yeh, Ph.D.