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ALISE 2020 Award Winners

The ALISE Board of Directors is pleased to announce the 2020 ALISE award winners. These individuals exemplify the excellence that ALISE encourages and represents in the LIS community. Congratulations to all of our award winners!

ALISE Awards

ALISE Award for Professional Contribution to Library and Information Science Education

Suliman Hawamdeh, University of North Texas

ALISE Excellence in Teaching Award

Rachel Fleming-May, University of Tennessee-Knoxville

ALISE/Pratt-Severn Faculty Innovation Award

Monica Maceli, Pratt Institute

ALISE/Norman Horrocks Leadership Award

Sarah Buchanan, University of Missouri

ALISE Community [email protected] Mini-Grants

Michele Villagran, San Jose State University; Ana Ndumu, University of Maryland, College Park; and the Reforma Education Committee
Integrating Immigrants Into the LIS Workforce: A Pilot, Collaborative Project

ALISE/Connie Van Fleet Award for Research Excellence in Public Library Services to Adults

Lynn Silipigni Connaway, OCLC; Chris Cyr, OCLC; Michele Coleman, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine; Kendra Morgan, OCLC; Mercy Procaccini; OCLC, Larra Clark, Public Library Association, a Division of the American Library Association; and Scott Allen, Public Library Association, a Division of the American Library Association
Public Libraries Respond to the Opioid Crisis With Their Communities

Annual Conference Awards & Grants

ALISE Best Conference Paper Award

Kyle Jones, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, and Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
New Methods, New Needs: Preparing Academic Library Practitioners to Address Ethical Issues Associated with Learning Analytics

Marcia A. Mardis, Florida State University; Faye R. Jones, Florida State University; Scott M. Pickett, Florida State University; Denise Gomez, Florida State University; Curtis S. Tenney, Florida State University; Zoe Leonarczyk, Florida State University; and Samantha Nagy, Florida State University
Librarians as Natural Disaster Stress Response Facilitators: Building Evidence for Trauma-informed Library Education and Practice

Doctoral Students to ALISE Grant

Eric Ely, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Joseph Winberry, University of Tennessee-Knoxville

Diversity Travel Award to the ALISE Annual Conference

Tae Hee Lee, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee 

ALISE Research Awards/Grants

ALISE Research Grant Competition

Jungwon Yoon, University of South Florida, and James Andrews, University of South Florida
Exploring Best Practices for Preparing Librarians in Adopting Artificial Intelligence Into Libraries

ALISE/Bohdan S. Wynar Research Paper Competition

Mega Subramaniam, University of Maryland; Natalie Pang, National University of Singapore; Shandra Morehouse, University of Maryland; and S. Nisa Asgarali-Hoffman, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Positioning Vulnerability in Youth Digital Information Practices Scholarship: What are we Missing or Exhausting?

ALISE/Proquest Methodology Paper Competition

Vanessa Kitzie, University of South Carolina; Travis Wagner, University of South Carolina; A. Nick Vera, University of South Carolina; and Jocelyn Pettigrew, Richland Library
Using the World Café Methodology to Support Community-centric Research and Practice in Library and Information Science

ALISE/Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Competition

Eva Revitt, University of Alberta
The Academic Librarian as the Subaltern: An Institutional Ethnography of a Feminized Profession