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: 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 $400 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.
Multi-authored papers are acceptable, but the student 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
Execution (including analysis and clarity of expression)
Send full submission to EESG Chair, Anthony Levenda, email@example.com, by March 1st 2021.
2021: Carelle Mang-Benza, "Many shades of pink in the energy transition: Seeing women in energy extraction, production, distribution, and consumption", PhD candidate, University of Western Ontario
2020: Danya Al-Saleh, University of Wisconsin, Madison
2019: No Applicants
2018: Meredith DeBoom, University of Colorado at Boulder
2017: Tyler Harland, University of California at Los Angeles
2016: Trey Murphy, Texas A&M University
2015: Thomas Loder, Texas A&M University