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Awards at a Glance

Awards at a Glance

Awards for Excellence in Research:

  • Malcolm S. Knowles Dissertation of the Year Award - awarded for the outstanding HRD doctoral dissertation in a given year.

  • Human Resource Development Cutting Edge Award - awarded to up to ten outstanding scholarly papers from those published in the AHRD Conference Proceedings for the prior year.

Awards for Excellence in Scholarship

  • Early Career Scholar Award - awarded to an outstanding HRD scholar in the early stages of his/her career who has made identifiable and significant contributions in scholarly research to the field of HRD.

  • Outstanding HRD Scholar Award - awarded to an outstanding HRD scholar who has demonstrated a continuing record of scholarly productivity and influence in the profession.

  • HRD Scholar Hall of Fame - presented to scholars in human resource development and related disciplines who have made enduring contributions to the Academy’s vision of leading the human resource development profession through research.

Awards for Excellence in Publication

  • R. Wayne Pace HRD Book of the Year - awarded for the outstanding HRD book that advances the theory and/or practice of the profession.

  • Monica M. Lee Research Excellence Award - awarded for the outstanding Human Resource Development International article in each annual volume.

  • Richard A. Swanson Research Excellence Award - awarded for the outstanding Human Resource Development Quarterly refereed article in each annual volume.

  • Advances in Developing Human Resources Outstanding Issue Award - awarded for the outstanding issue among the volumes associated with each editorship cycle (three years) of the journal.

  • Elwood F. Holton III Research Excellence Award - awarded for the outstanding Human Resource Development Review refereed article in each annual volume.

Awards for Excellence in Service

  • AHRD Service Award – awarded to AHRD members in recognition of their lifetime achievement in HRD and for their service to AHRD.

Awards for Excellence in Scholarly Practice

  • AHRD Excellence in Scholarly Practice Awards – awarded for HRD projects and interventions that apply research and theory to impact organizations and address specific organizational needs.

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