Call for Nominees-Outstanding Dissertation Award

The Council for Research in Music Education announces the reinstatement of the Outstanding Dissertation Award (ODA), which recognizes excellence in research by doctoral students.

The last ODA was awarded in 2010, so nominations are sought for dissertations completed in 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014.

The Council is also seeking volunteer reviewers for this process.

Guidelines for reviewers, nominators, and nominees can be found at

Nominations for all four years (2011-2014) are due by January 15, 2015. Reviewers are sought by December 1, 2014.

Please direct questions, comments, or concerns regarding the ODA to