SERVSIG and the University of Porto are proud to present the annual
“SERVSIG Emerging Service Scholar Award”
The Emerging Service Scholar Award recognizes contributions to advancing the study of service research, and will be given annually to honor the contributions of a researcher in the earlier stages of his or her academic career. The award is given annually and is presented at the Frontiers in Services Conference.
The award was initiated by the digital media lab at UMass Boston in 2015, and was sponsored by the University of Porto between 2018 and 2022. The award is sponsored by the Florida State University since 2023.
Recipients of the Emerging Service Scholar Award should have their doctoral degree up to 10 years prior to the year of the award or be nominated for the award in the last two years. Other eligibility issues:
– Candidates for a SERVSIG Award do not have to be a member of SERVSIG or the AMA to be eligible to win.
– Candidates may be from anywhere in the world. From the beginning, SERVSIG has sought to be globally oriented and globally active.
Every year, the SERVSIG Board invites new volunteers to serve on the various awards committees. In the true SERVSIG spirit of inclusion, the SERVSIG Board members invite SERVSIG community members to serve and follow the defined award procedures (making sure to have representatives from various universities, continents, expertise, etc.). Based on the received proposals from the community and a defined procedure the award committee members chose the recipient. They subsequently inform the SERVSIG board and the results are shared at the Frontiers in Service Conference.
SERVSIG Emerging Service Scholar Award Winners
2023 – Katrien Verleye – Ghent University
Award Committee: Mike Brady (Chair), Jaylan Azer, Maria Francesca Renzi, Jeroen Schepers
2022 – Yves Van Vaerenbergh – KU Leuven
Award Committee: Lia Patricio (Chair), Lena Steinhoff, Josephine Previte, Joy Field
2021 – Lena Steinhoff – University of Rostock
Award Committee: Lia Patricio (Chair), Linda Hollebeek, Jan Schumann, Ilana Shanks
2020 – Linda Hollebeek – Montpellier Business School
Award Committee: Jan Schumann (Chair), Nancy Siriani, Jorge Grenha Teixeira, Taeshik Gong, Nichola Hargreaves
2019 – Jan Schumann – University of Passau
Award Committee: Nancy Siriani (Chair), Martin Mende, Gabriela Beirão, Xiucheng Fan, Katja Gelbrich
2018 – Nancy Siriani – University of Alabama
Award Committee: Martin Mende (Chair), Liliana Bove, Kristina Heinonen, Chatura Ranaweera, Kimmy Wa Chan
2017 – Martin Mende – Florida State University
Award Committee: Clay Voorhees (Chair), Sertan Kabadayi, Line Lervik Olsen, Chiara Orsingher, Allard Van Riel
2016 – Bart Larivière – Ghent University
Award Committee: Sabine Benoit (Chair), Mike Brady, Rod Brodie, Lisa Brüggen, Bård Tronvoll
2015 – Elisabeth Brüggen and Clay Voorhees
Award Committee: Ray Fisk (Chair), Kay Lemon, Jochen Wirtz, Tracey Dagger, Lloyd Haris