Rabel J. Burdge & Donald R. Field Outstanding Article Award – SNR Journal

Rabel J. Burdge & Donald R. Field Outstanding Article Award – SNR Journal

Society & Natural Resources publishes a call every Spring for nominations for the Rabel J. Burdge and Donald R. Field Outstanding Article Award, for best general research article published in each volume of the journal. The award recipient receives a US $500 cash prize,* sponsored by the journal’s publisher, Taylor & Francis, and is recognized at the International Symposium on Society and Resource Management (ISSRM) in June each year; and through the journal and related websites.

Past Paper Award Recipients:

SNR Volume 31 (2018)

Kimberly Coleman
Marc J. Stern
Frederick I. Lauer
Alexander L. Metcalf
Elizabeth C. Metcalf
Jakki J. Mohr

Both articles were selected through a competitive process by Society & Natural Resources’ Editors-in-Chief and Editorial Board members Stuart Carlton (Texas A&M University – Galveston), Rachel Schattman (USDA Forest Service), Darrick Evensen (University of Edinburgh), Christopher Wynveen (Baylor University), and Peter Cronkleton (Center for International Forestry Research – Lima, Peru) who judged SNR’s “Outstanding Article” of 2018, for its innovative and meaningful contribution to the study of society and natural resources and its promise to be influential over time. Both articles will be open access for three months.

The authors of each paper are awarded a $500 cash prize (split between co-authors) sponsored by Taylor & Francis, publisher of SNR. The co-authors will be formally recognized at the 2019 International Symposium on Society and Resource Management (ISSRM) All Members Meeting, June 3, 2019, at The University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, and elsewhere.

One other article published in Society & Natural Resources in Volume 31(4) (2018) was designated as an Award Finalist: “Shaping and Sharing Responsibility: Social Memory and Social Learning in the Australian Rural Bushfire Landscape” by Karen Reid, Ruth Beilin and Jim McLennan (pages 442-456). This article will also be open access for three months.

Please join SNR’s editorial team in congratulating authors Kimberly Coleman and Marc J. Stern along with Frederick I. Lauer, Alexander L. Metcalf, Elizabeth C. Metcalf and Jakki J. Mohr for their exceptional contribution to Society & Natural Resources and its sponsoring scientific society, the International Association for Society and Natural Resources (IASNR).

SNR Volume 30 (2017)

Hannah E. Clarke
Brian Mayer

Hannah E. Clarke and Brian Mayer’s article was selected through a competitive process by Society & Natural Resources’ Editors-in-Chief and Editorial Board members Trevor Hill (University of KwaZulu-Natal), and Michiel Köhne (Wageningen University), and Nigel Watson (University of Lancaster), who judged it SNR’s “Outstanding Article” of 2017, for its innovative and meaningful contribution to the study of society and natural resources and its promise to be influential over time.

Clarke and Mayer, from the University of Arizona, shared a $500 cash prize sponsored by Taylor & Francis, publisher of SNR. The co-authors were formally recognized at the 2018 International Symposium on Society and Resource Manage­ment (ISSRM), June 21, 2018, at Snowbird Resort in Utah, USA.

One other article published in Society & Natural Resources in Volume 30(4) (2017) was designated as an Award Finalist: “Standing Up for Inherent Rights: The Role of Indigenous Led Activism in Protecting Sacred Waters and Ways of Life” by Emma S. Norman.

SNR Volume 29 (2016)

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Heather O'Leary

The winning article, judged the best general research article in SNR in 2016, is Heather O’Leary, for her SNR 29(6) article “Between stagnancy and affluence: reinterpreting water poverty and domestic flows in Delhi, India.” This award was supported with a $500 cash prize by SNR’s publisher, Taylor & Francis.

Heather O’Leary article was selected through a competitive process by Society & Natu­ral Resources’ Editors and Editorial Board, who judged it SNR’s “Outstanding Article” of 2016, for its innovative and meaningful contribution to the study of society and natural resources and its promise to be influential over time.

O’Leary was formally recognized at the IASNR Business Meeting during the 2017 International Symposium on Society and Resource Manage­ment (ISSRM), June 19–22, 2017, in Umeå, Sweden, USA.

Peter Cronkleton
Anne Larson

Cronkleton and Larson, senior research scientists with the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), in Lima, Peru and Managua, Nicaragua, shared a $500 cash prize sponsored by Taylor & Francis, publisher of SNR. The co-authors were formally recognized at the 2016 International Symposium on Society and Resource Management (ISSRM), June 22–26, 2016, in Houghton, Michigan, USA.

Three other articles published in Society & Natural Resources in Volume 28 (2015) were designated Award Finalists:

– Lisa Kenney, Joseph Arvai, Mamta Vardhan & Delia Catacutan. 2015. “Bringing Stakeholder Values into Climate Risk Management Programs: Decision Aiding for REDD in Vietnam,” Society & Natural Resources 28(3).
David M. Lansing. 2015. “Carbon Forestry and Sociospatial Difference: An Examination of Two Carbon Offset Projects among Indigenous Smallholders in Costa Rica,” Society & Natural Resources 28(6).
Jessica Smith Rolston. 2015. “Turning Protesters into Monitors: Appraising Critical Collaboration in the Mining Industry,” Society & Natural Resources 28(2).