The award is given from time to time to a political scientist whose contributions to the discipline and profession are regarded as outstanding and worthy of notice.
Nomination is to the Executive Committee, which is charged with the final decision.
2014 William C. Garriott, Jr., Centre College.
2013 Dr. Lee P. Sigelman, University of Kentucky
2012 Dr. William Bennett, Campbellsville University
2011 Dr. Edward Kearny, Professor of Political Science, Western Kentucky University
2008 Dr. A. H. Rifai, Berea College
2007 Dr. Larry Matheny, Centre College
2005 Dr. George Masannat, Western Kentucky University
2000 Dr. J. Allen Singleton, Eastern Kentucky University
1999 Dr. Malcolm Jewell, University of Kentucky
1993 Dr. Jack Bizzel, Morehead State University
1991 Dr. Louis Smith, Berea College
1990 Dr. Frederic Ogden, Eastern Kentucky University
1988 Dr. Amry Vandenbosch, University of Kentucky