The Innovative Educator Award, given annually by the AAPG Foundation, is granted to a college or university professor who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in the field of higher geoscience education.
The application cycle for this award opens January 15 and closes March 1 of each year. Student and faculty nominations are accepted and encouraged for this award. Review the requirements and guidelines for this award.
The award is intended to encourage geoscience professors to stay current on industry trends and cutting edge technology to share with their undergraduate and graduate students, further enhancing the field of geoscience research.
Innovative Educator Award recipients receive a $1,000 award, recognition at AAPG's Annual Convention and Exhibition (ACE), and a beautiful commemorative plaque acknowledging the achievement.
Stephen Bend, Ph.D. P.Geo.
Geology Professor, University of Regina, Saskatchewan
Joseph Satterfield, Ph.D.
Geology Professor, Angelo State University
Robert H. Goldstein, Ph.D.
Associate Dean of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Professor, University of Kansas
James P. Evans, Ph.D.
Professor, Structural Geology, Utah State University College of Science, Utah
Grant Wach, Ph.D.
Professor of Petroleum Geoscience, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada