Nominations Open for Distinguished Lecturer at the 17th Matilda White Riley Honors

The Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is accepting nominations for an outstanding social-behavioral scientist as candidates for Distinguished Lecturer at the 17th Matilda White Riley Honors.

The Matilda White Riley Honors are an annual event recognizing transformative work in the fields of social and behavioral science along with early-career researchers. Nominees should have a research career that has “advanced behavioral and social scientific knowledge in areas within NIH’s mission and that expands upon Dr. White Riley’s work.” Nominees need not have NIH funding. More information is available on the OBSSR website.

Nominee information should be saved as a PDF file and sent to Erica Spotts by February 9. Nominee information should include:

  • Nominees’ full contact information
  • A one-page statement demonstrating how the nominee’s research results and practice correspond with Dr. White Riley’s vision
  • Nominees’ CV and/or NIH bio sketch


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