The Earl Cook Award for Best Student Paper
Background: The Earl Cook award has been awarded on annual basis since the establishment of the EESG. The award is named for Earl F. Cook (1920-1983), an American geologist and early leader in developing an integrative approach to assessing energy resource supply and consumption (For Dr. Cleveland’s biography of Cook, see: http://www.eoearth.org/view/article/151450/). Cook served as Dean of the College of Geosciences at Texas A&M from 1971 to 1981. The student award paper provides a cash award of $250 and a plaque to recognize outstanding research scholarship. The cash prize and plaque are awarded during the business meeting of the EESG at the AAG annual meeting.
• Candidate must be the lead author of the paper
• The candidate must be an enrolled graduate student at the time of submission
• All treatments (theoretical, conceptual, methodological) of energy geography topics are valid
• The candidate must present the paper at AAG
• Significance of topic
• Contribution to literature
• Theoretical contribution
• Execution (including analysis and clarity of expression)
Call for papers will be issued 1 week after the AAG call for papers
Beginning with the 2017 AAG, a 250-word abstract should be submitted to the head of the awards committee 4 weeks prior to the AAG Annual Meeting call for papers deadline.
Papers are to be submitted 8 weeks prior to the AAG Annual Meeting
Send all correspondence and papers to Prof. Martin J. (Mike) Pasqualetti, Chair, Awards Committee of the EESG, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona.
This award is given for outstanding lifetime achievement in advancing energy geography research. This award is given on an ad hoc basis based on the recommendation of the EESG community and leadership.
Professional Geographer Award
AAG EESG Guidelines for Professional Geographer Award
Graduate Student Research Award
Details will be forthcoming on a graduate student field work award.