Nominations for the 2019 Edward O. Wilson Naturalist Award, Due January 15

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The Edward O. Wilson Naturalist Award is given to an active investigator in mid-career (within 25 years of completion of the PhD) who has made significant contributions to the knowledge of a particular ecosystem or group of organisms. Time since PhD degree can be extended in light of parental leave. Other forms of exceptional caregiving responsibility [e.g., partner, spouse, aged parent, etc]. or extenuating circumstances will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Individuals whose research and writing illuminate principles of evolutionary biology and an enhanced aesthetic appreciation of natural history will merit special consideration. The recipient need not be a member of the Society. The award will consist of an especially appropriate work of art and a prize of $2,000.

The ASN strongly encourages its members to submit nominations of deserving people. The names of former recipients can be found here https://www.amnat.org/awards.html#Wilson

Nominations will be held over for two years.

The application packet should in the form of a single PDF consisting of a letter of nominations, curriculum vitae of the candidate including a publication list, and three key publications to be send electronically by January 15, 2019, to David Reznick (david.reznick@ucr.edu) Please indicate "E. O. Wilson Award" in the subject line.