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Hall of Scholars

ProQuest has been collecting, preserving, and disseminating dissertations and theses since 1938. As dedicated stewards of graduate works, our goal is to ensure that dissertations and theses are preserved in perpetuity as a valuable component of the primary literature in every discipline.

As a committed supporter of graduate education, ProQuest is a sponsor of many awards recognizing excellence in graduate scholarship.

We are proud to honor and reward this year's outstanding scholars and winners of the CGS/ProQuest Dissertation Awards.

AWARDS COMMITTEES

The 2018 CGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award Committee — Mathematics, Physical Sciences, and Engineering

Karlene Hoo, Chair
Dean, Graduate School
University of Georgia

Julie Coonrod
Dean of the Graduate School
University of New Mexico

Bonnie Ferri
Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Faculty Development
Georgia Institute of Technology

David Kieda
Dean, The Graduate School
University of Utah

Kim Lascola Needy
Dean, Graduate School and International Education
University of Arkansas

Gautam Pillay
Vice Provost for Research and Dean of the Graduate School
Western Washington University

Kody Varahramyan
Vice President for Research and Dean of the Graduate School
University of Maine

Paula Wood-Adams
Dean of Graduate Studies
Concordia University

The 2018 CGS/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award Committee — Social Sciences

Marjorie Zatz, Chair
Vice Provost and Dean of Graduate Division
University of California, Merced

Rebecca Aanerud
Interim Dean
University of Washington

James Ahern
Associate Vice Provost for Graduate Education
University of Wyoming

Irene Pittman Aiken
Dean of the Graduate School
University of North Carolina, Pembroke

Sharon Barrios
Interim Dean, Graduate Studies
California State University, Chico

Michael Cunningham
Vice Provost for Graduate Studies and Research
Tulane University

Warren Lail
Interim Dean, Graduate Studies
New Mexico Highlands University

Larry Lyon
Vice Provost and Dean of the Graduate School
Baylor University

Aimee Surprenant
Dean, School of Graduate Studies
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Tammi Vacha-Haase
Dean, Graduate College
Boise State University

See past honorees.

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Council of Graduate Schools (CGS)
Canadian Association of Graduate Studies (CAGS)
Conference of Southern Graduate Schools (CSGS)
Northeastern Association of Graduate Schools (NAGS)
Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools (MAGS)
Western Association of Graduate Schools (WAGS)
Council of Historically Black Graduate Schools (CHBGS)