Call for Nominations: The 2021 George and Louise Spindler Award

Call for Nominations

The 2021 George and Louise Spindler Award

The Council on Anthropology and Education (CAE) has established an annual award as a tribute to George and Louise Spindler in recognition of their significant and ongoing contributions to the field of educational anthropology. The purpose of this award is to honor scholars/practitioners whose achievements in educational anthropology as researchers or as practitioners have been distinguished, exemplary, and inspirational.

This award will be presented during the annual meetings of the American Anthropological Association (AAA) 2021.

To be eligible to receive the Spindler award, a candidate must excel in their contributions to educational anthropology, either as scholars or as practitioners. Their contributions must be widely recognized for having significantly advanced our knowledge of the study of educational processes, or for having significantly improved the quality of the design or delivery of educational services.

Nominations must include:
1) a letter that includes a summary of the nominee’s accomplishments and contributions,
2) the nominee’s CV.

These 2 items should be sent to the Committee Chair, Tricia Niesz,, by June 1st, 2021.

For a list of past recipients, please visit the CAE website.