The Industry Studies Association recognizes outstanding industry studies scholars through three award programs. Recipients of these awards will be honored during the awards luncheon at the 2017 Conference.

Dissertation Award

The goal of the award is to recognize and reward outstanding doctoral research in the area of industry studies. The award is accompanied by a $500 honorarium for first prize and a $250 honorarium for second prize. Candidates must have completed a doctoral dissertation in economics, management, engineering, political science, sociology, or in a related or interdisciplinary field between September 1, 2015, and August 31, 2016.

For more information on the award follow the link to the right.

ISA Best Industry Studies Paper

This prize was established by ISA with the goal, as defined in its articles of incorporation, to to promote industry studies scholarship. Properly designed, the awards also can encourage a cultural shift by scholars toward explicit recognition of their engagement with industry practitioners and demonstrate the benefits of such interaction for scholarly research.

For more information on the award follow the link to the right.

Giarratani Rising Star Award

The Industry Studies Association will present the Giaratani Rising Star Best Paper Award at the 2017 Industry Studies Conference. 

Junior (untenured) faculty members are invited to submit one paper to which they have made a significant contribution to be considered for the Giarratani Rising Star Award. The paper must have at least one co-author who is an untenured faculty member and must not  be accepted for publication at the time of submission. The co-author must not be more than six years from completion of their most recent Ph.D. The paper has to also include an abstract of no more than 250 words. A junior faculty member can not be on more than one submitted paper.

A panel composed of the winner and finalists of the Giarratani Rising Star Competition will present their work as part of the conference program.

For more information on the award follow the link to the right.