Information Systems Society

ISS Sandra A. Slaughter Early Career Award

To be eligible for these awards individuals must a) have received their doctorate no earlier than 8 years from this call (anyone who got his/her PhD no earlier than 1/1/2007) and, b) must not be full professors.  The awards committee recognizes the multi-dimensional nature of intellectual contributions and will pay attention to a variety of scholarly contributions, including, but not limited to:

  1. Emerging body of thematic and high impact research in the form of publications that are likely to make a significant impact on theory, research, and practice.
  2. Evidence of growing intellectual leadership in the discipline as reflected in editorial appointments, particularly of INFORMS journals.
  3. Other evidence of intellectual contributions that provide a platform for future success.

ISS Nunamaker-Chen Dissertation Award

The INFORMS Information Systems Society (ISS) invites submissions for the 2014 Nunamaker-Chen Dissertation Award (NCDA). The NCDA is named in honor of two University of Arizona professors, Jay Nunamaker and Hsinchun Chen, who have made significant contributions to the field of Information Systems over the past several decades. The NCDA has been created to recognize and reward outstanding dissertation research by scholars in the field of Information Systems. The winner of the 2015 Nunamaker-Chen Dissertation Award will receive a US $1,000 prize.

Questions about the competition can be addressed to the ISS Chair, Professor Ravi Bapna (University of Minnesota, or to the general NCDA email address: