Fredric M. Jablin Doctoral Dissertation Award
The ILA is pleased to partner with the Jepson School of Leadership Studies at the University of Richmond on the Fredric M. Jablin Doctoral Dissertation Award. This award is given annually to a scholar whose doctoral dissertation research, while on any topic and from any discipline, demonstrates substantial insights and implications for the study of leadership. The award was established to honor and celebrate the life of Dr. Fredric M. Jablin (1952-2004).
The Jepson School of Leadership Studies at the University of Richmond endeavors to further scholarship and educate students and others for and about leadership through curricula, events and programs. The International Leadership Association is the global network for all those who practice, study, and teach leadership. The ILA promotes a deeper understanding of leadership knowledge and practices for the greater good of individuals and communities worldwide.
2014 Call for Papers
Submissions for the 2014 Fredric M. Jablin Doctoral Dissertation Award are now being accepted. Submissions can be on any topic and from any discipline as long as they demonstrate substantial insights and implications for the study of leadership. To be eligible for the competition, applicants must have received their Ph.D. between July 1, 2012 and July 1, 2014.
This year’s winner will receive:
- $1,000 prize
- Complimentary travel and lodging (up to 2 nights) to ILA's 16th Annual Global Conference (Thursday, Oct. 30 - Sunday, Nov. 2, San Diego, CA, USA)
- 1-year ILA membership
- Recognition at the ILA conference and in ILA publications
Interested parties should complete the online application, available at jepson.richmond.edu/about/jda/, by July 1, 2014. Candidates must also email a letter of interest, a 3-5 page abstract of a substantive dissertation chapter (specifically, the chapter that best represents the author’s dissertation), a brief biography, and verification of when they received their Ph.D. (e.g., a transcript or letter from the dissertation advisor) as separate PDF file attachments to email@example.com.
Please DO NOT send the dissertation. The award committee will contact the finalists by July 23, 2014 to request a full dissertation chapter.
2013 Award Winner
Congratulations to Ethan Bernstein, winner of the 2013 Doctoral Dissertation Award for his dissertation:
Does Privacy Make Groups Productive?
Click to learn more about Ethan Bernstein and read the Complete Abstract.