SGS Awards

Gordon Streib Distinguished Academic Gerontologist Award

General Criteria (Must be completed for all nominations)

  • Nominees for the Academic Gerontologist must be a member of SGS.
  • Nominee must have demonstrated evidence of significant service to SGS.
  • Nominee must have demonstrated evidence of significant contribution to the field of aging and the development of gerontology in the South.
  • Three letters of support must be provided.

Specific Criteria

  • Nominee must be affiliated with an academic institution, be involved in developing training in aging and/or have completed research that has contributed to the quality of life of older people.
  • Nominee must have shown leadership with and contribution to professional organizations and organizations which serve older people.
  • Nominee must show evidence of significant publications.
  • Nominee must show evidence of significant teaching influence with students and/or training of service providers or educators.

If the above criteria has been met and you have all necessary information and supporting documentation you can submit your nomination for this award by filling out the form below.

Nominations For This Award Will Open October 1, 2017
The Nomination Form will be available immediately below this message box.


Previous Award Winners

  • 2016 – Jennifer Craft Morgan
  • 2015 – Joseph E. Gaugler
  • 2014 - Candace Kemp
  • 2013 – Malcolm P. Cutchin
  • 2012 – Mary Altpeter
  • 2011 – Dena Shenk
  • 2010 – Dana Burr Bradley
  • 2009 – Frank J. Whittington
  • 2008 – Harry R. (Rick) Moody
  • 2007 – Constance Coogle
  • 2006 – Ed Rosenberg
  • 2005 – Dick Tucker
  • 2004 – Karen Roberto
  • 2003 – Victor Marshall
  • 2002 – Ed Folts
  • 2001 – Shirley Travis
  • 2000 – James (Jim) P. Mitchell
  • 1999 – Larry Mullins
  • 1998 – Leonard Poon
  • 1997 – Lorin Baumhover
  • 1997 – Graham Rowles
  • 1996 – Rosemary Blieszner
  • 1995 – Joan B. Wood
  • 1994 – Raymond Coward
  • 1993 – Charles F. Longino
  • 1991 – William J. McAuley
  • 1990 – Edward F. Ansello
  • 1989 – Erdman Palmore
  • 1988 – Vira R. Kivett
  • 1987 – Barbara P. Payne
  • 1985 – Gordon F. Streib