Frequently Asked Questions
About the DAA Nomination Process
Yes, you can, but you should submit separate cover letters and reference letters for each award and ensure that the letters address the specific criteria for the award.
Also, the award Selection Committee may, at its discretion, move a nominee from one award category to another or consider a nominee for multiple awards if the nominee meets the necessary criteria.
Not in the case of the Academic of the Year Award or the Early in Career Award. These awards recognize a specific, recent contribution to the community beyond the academy or contributions early in one’s career and thus it is possible for someone to receive either of these awards without an extensive publication record.
In the case of the Paz Buttedahl Career Achievement Award, the answer is not necessarily so. It is indeed possible that a nominee could have made ongoing contributions to the community beyond the academy through her/his scholarly work without an extensive publication record, but it is unlikely to be the case.
In either case, if the nominee does not have an extensive publication record, you should fully explain the nature of their research or scholarly activity and how it has affected the community beyond the academy.