2019 Cushing Memorial Prize—Call for Nominations

The family, students, friends, and colleagues of Jim Cushing are pleased once again to solicit nominations for the James T. Cushing Prize in the History and Philosophy of Physics.

In recognition of Jim's well-known role as a nurturer of new talent in the profession, this annual prize is intended to recognize and reward the work of younger scholars. 

We are pleased to announce the call for nominations for the 2019 Cushing Prize in History and Philosophy of Physics.
 
Eligible for nomination are works by what we term “younger scholars,” meaning individuals who are within five years of the receipt of the Ph.D, and work in any area of the history and philosophy of physics may be nominated.
 
Nominations should include a letter explaining the significance of the work that is being nominated, along with a copy of the work, in the case of an individual paper or set of papers, or a complete citation in the case of a book. Please also provide a copy of the nominee’s current cv. The deadline for the receipt of nominations is Friday, February 1, 2019. Nominations should be sent to: cushpriz@nd.edu.
 
The winner will be announced on March 1, 2019.
 
The prize winner will receive a $2,000 prize and an invitation to deliver a prize lecture at the University of Notre Dame in 2019.
 
Please be sure to include the following information:

Questions about the prize or the nomination process should be directed to either Don Howard (dhoward1@nd.edu) or Mike Schneider (schneider.michael.d@gmail.com).