THE KEN RAINEY AWARD HONORS THE DISTINGUISHED RESEARCH CONTRIBUTIONS OF DR. RAINEY

Ken Rainey was a professor at Southern Polytechnic 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.

2018 HONOREE

 

Stuart Selber, PhD

Citation:For significant contributions to technical communication research, practice, and pedagogy. He brings with him both the detailed, careful analysis undertaken over many years with the remarkable vision to lead others into important, new discussions about how we understand, practice, and move forward in communicating with and within technological contexts.


Nomination process

Please 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:  November 2018

Due date for applications from recommended candidates:  December 2018

Honorees notified: After vote by STC Board of Directors, usually February

Award Presented: At the Honors Reception at the STC Technical Communication Summit 

The Ken Rainey Award Guidelines

Previous winners of the Ken Rainey Award

Nominations and recommendations should be sent via email to both

Committee Chair:
STC Staff Liaison: Elaine Gilliam