The “Mark Tushnet Prize” recognizes scholarly excellence in any subject of comparative law by an untenured scholar at an AALS Member School. The Prize will be given to the author(s) of a scholarly article judged to have made an important contribution in the field of comparative law. This article must have been published in an academic journal between July 2021 and November 2022.
The award, established in memory of Associate Dean Peter N. Kutulakis of Penn State Dickinson Law, recognizes the outstanding contribution of an administrator or law professor in the provision of services to law students. Nominations should include:
* Nominator's name, position, school, contact information (address, telephone number, and email address)
* The name of the nominated individual or institution;
* A description of how you know about the nominee's contributions;
* A list and/or description of the highlights of the nominee's contributions;
* Length of nominee's time in the student services field;
* A description of how you know the nominee;
* A list and/or description of the highlights of the nominee's career or existence;
* The nominee's resume (if an individual);
* Up to three letters of recommendation (optional); and
* Any additional documentation that supports the nomination.
Increasing diversity in the legal profession demands workplaces expand opportunities for and contribute to the success of underrepresented students including racial and ethnic minorities, students with disabilities, and students who identify as LGBTQ+, by creating an educational pipeline that supports students into and through law school and into the legal profession. The Alexander Award was created to honor an individual or organization that has demonstrated exemplary leadership and success in building such an educational pipeline.
The Bancroft Prizes are awarded annually by Columbia University in the City of New York. Under the terms of the will of the late Fredric Bancroft, provision is made for two annual prizes of equal rank to be awarded to the authors of distinguished works in either or both of the following categories: American History (including biography) and Diplomacy.
These Awards aim at promoting antitrust scholarship. Submitted articles are reviewed for nominations by the Editorial Committee. The Academic Steering Committee, Board, and readers then vote for their 11 favorites (10 regular categories, and 1 readers’ choice).
This award honors Jeffrey Clay Erlanger, who was an individual of integrity, passion, intelligence and civility. Jeff understood that thoughtful and caring people could have very different views on how to best address our community's many complex issues and problems. The award recognizes City of Madison residents who share Jeff Erlanger's dedication to, and passion for, public policy, civility and individual and human rights. The recipient will be an individual who conducts their daily life with these values and who has made a significant impact on the Madison community.
The American Psychology-Law Society Book Award is given to a scholarly book devoted to psychology and law issues. The Book Award is given separately for authored and edited books on an annual, rotating basis.
This award recognizes emerging talents in the library world—both great leaders and behind-the-scenes contributors who are providing inspiration and model programs for others. Movers & Shakers profiles up-and-coming individuals from around the world who are innovative, creative, and making a difference fighting against censorship, and helping improve their workplace. Nominees may include librarians and non-degreed library workers to publishers, vendors, coders, entrepreneurs, reviewers, and others who impact the library field
Individual faculty members, departments, and student organizations are invited to submit nominations of faculty members whose teaching is of such quality that it merits recognition and award. The committee encourages the nomination of any exceptional distinguished teacher, regardless of specialty or rank. The UW-Madison faculty distinguished teaching awards include:
• Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Awards (5 awards)
• Chancellor’s Inclusive Excellence Award recognizes achievements in diversity and inclusion (2 awards)
• Class of 1955 Teaching Excellence Award is designated for an Assistant or Associate Professor
• Emil Steiger Teaching Award
• Van Hise Outreach Teaching Award recognizes excellence in outreach teaching
• Excellence in Community-Based Learning Teaching Award celebrates the incorporation of meaningful community engagement into courses
• Chancellor’s Teaching Innovation Award recognizes innovation in approach to learning
The purpose of the HR Partnership Award is to recognize two teams that exemplified what it means for HR to serve in consultative partnership with HR’s customers and colleagues alike. Any UW–Madison employee (faculty/staff) may nominate a team of two or more employees who have modeled the way since 2020 or early 2021 through the present. Team is defined here broadly: the team of people nominated can be within one unit or across different units at UW–Madison.
The Teaching Academy offers two annual awards: the Distinguished Fellow Award and the Distinguished Future Faculty Partner Award.
Recipients are awarded based on demonstrated sustained excellence in teaching and learning on the UW-Madison campus and dedicated service to the Teaching Academy. Teaching Academy award recipients cannot be current Executive Committee members.