Call for Nominations
The Call for Nominations for 2017 Professional Awards is available here. Completed nominations packages are due by March 1, 2017. Full submission instructions are provided in the Call.
The Richard P. Haynes Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award in Agriculture, Food, and Human Values
To honor persons who in their careers have made outstanding contributions towards realizing the goals of the AFHVS through research, teaching, extension, public service or public policy.
2010 - Richard Haynes, University of Florida
2011 - Kate Clancy, Independent food systems consultant
2013 - Paul Thompson, Michigan State University
2014 - Laura DeLind, Michigan State University
2015 - Carolyn Sachs, The Pennsylvania State University
Excellence in ScholarshipTo recognize AFHVS members who have made outstanding research contributions that are important to an aspect of agriculture, food, and human values.
2010 - Leland Glenna, The Pennsylvania State University
2011 - Clare Hinrichs, The Pennsylvania State University
2012 - Patricia Allen, Marylhurst University
2015 - Julie Guthman, University of California, Santa Cruz
2016 - Rick Welsh, Syracuse University
Excellence in Instruction
To recognize AFHVS members for outstanding teaching related to agriculture, food, and human values at the graduate and/or undergraduate level.
2009 - Harry West, Johan Pottier, and Jacob Klein - Food Studies Centre, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
2014 - Gilbert G. Gillespie, Cornell University
Excellence in Public ServiceTo honor AFHVS members who have made academic or non-academic contributions that have had significant public service impact on the advancement of agriculture, food, and human values through their work in universities, colleges, government, non-government organizations, or consultancies.
2012 - Douglas Constance, Sam Houston State University
2014 - Ardyth Harris Gillespie, Cornell University
2015 - To Michaela Oldfield, for outstanding service to the Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Society
Call for Nominations
The Call for Papers for the 2017 Student Research Paper Awards is posted here. There are categories for both undergraduate and graduate papers. Submissions are due March 17, 2017.
Graduate Student Research Paper
“A Differentiated Notion of Justice in a Pay-What-You-Can Café,” Kelly Shreeve, Department of Sociology, Colorado State University
"Queer Farmland: Smallholder Strategies for Finding Land, Home, and Knowledge,” Isaac Sohn Leslie, Department of Community & Environmental Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
"Troubling Tradition, Community, and Self-Reliance: Reframing Expectations for Village Seed Banks," Emily Reisman, University of California-Santa Barbara
"Cultivating Citizenship, Equity, and Social Inclusion? Putting Civic Agriculture into Practice through Urban Farming," Melissa Poulsen, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
"The Great American Garden: Farming Myth and Sustainability on the Western Prairie," Joel Scherer, Colorado State University
"Growing Local Food: Scale and Local Food Systems Governance,” Phil Mount, Department of Geography, University of Guelph
“Keeping the Wineglass Full: Sustainable Viticulture and Its Role in Sustaining Agricultural Livelihoods in Lodi, California,” Matthew Hoffman, Iowa State University, Department of Sociology and Graduate Program in Sustainable Agriculture
"[paper title needed]" Betty Izumi, Michigan State University, School of Public Health
Undergraduate Student Research Paper Awardees
“Fighting Racism at its Root: An Examination of San Diego’s Community Gardens,” Jane Henderson, Ethnic Studies and Spanish, University of San Diego
"The Origin and Lifespan of Food Assistance Programs during the Great Depression," Vincent Gottfried Wisehoon, Syracuse University
"The Politics of Transgenic Food: An Ethnographically-Informed Analysis of the Ban on Genetically Modified Crops in Bolivia," Kristin Gjelsteen, University of Puget Sound
"Wendell Berry’s Object-Oriented Agroecology and the New Millennium, " Charlie Jackson, New Mexico State University
"Building a Real Food System: The Challenges and Successes on the College Campus," Sarah Arndt
"In Search of the New "Fair Trade" Paradigm: An Alternative to the Market-Driven Relationship," Ezequiel Zylberberg, University of Florida, Department of Religion.