Stanley L. Saxton Applied Research Award 2019

The Carl Couch Center issues an annual call for papers to be considered for Stanley L. Saxton Applied Research Award.  The Couch Center welcomes papers that focus on how theory, research, and/or practice contribute to addressing real, pragmatic, social problems.  Papers may be theoretical, methodological, or empirical in nature.  Papers will be evaluated by a Review Committee of three:

  • Dr. Steven Buban, Monmouth College
  • Dr. Michael Katovich, Texas Christian University
  • Dr. Joel Powell Dahlquist, Minnesota State University, Moorhead

Both single and co-authored works are accepted.  Works that are published or accepted for publication are not eligible for award consideration. The
top paper will receive the Saxton Award.

Those interested should send a copy of their paper with a 100-word abstract, electronically to Shing-Ling Chen at Paper length is limited to 30 pages plus references.  Application deadline is May 15, 2019.   Notification of award application will be sent out by November 1, 2019.

Questions and comments about Saxton Award application, please contact:
Shing-Ling S. Chen
Dept. of Communication Studies
Univ. of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, IA 50614
Tel: 319-273-6021
Email: sarina.chen [at]