Ken Rainey Award for Distinguished Research
Ken Rainey was a professor at Southern Polytechnic State University (now Kennesaw State University) and STC Fellow who produced major research studies that continue to provide ongoing benefit to both practice and teaching in the field of technical communication.
The Ken Rainey Award honors research that has made positive, significant contributions to technical communication practice and teaching. It rewards a lifetime of quality research in the field, a single high-quality empirical study, or a set of related high-quality studies.
Honorees notified: After vote by STC Board of Directors, usually February
Award Presented: At the Honors Reception at the STC Technical Communication Summit
Consult the guidelines for the complete nomination process.
Who is eligible: STC Members who have belonged to the Society for a minimum of one year.
Who may recommend: Anyone may nominate an STC member. You can also nominate yourself.
Due date for recommendations: 30 November 2020
Due date for applications from recommended candidates: 15 December 2020
Recommendations and nominations should be sent via email to:
David Farkas, University of Washington
Citation: For contributing, in a career spanning decades, an impressive body of research in technical communication, repeatedly demonstrating the ability to make that research accessible across academic and industry communities.