Student Council Mentor Award

Congratulations to Dr. Lynne Werner

Recipient of the Spring 2018 Mentor Award!

Dr. Lynne Werner, recipient of the Spring 2018 Student Council Mentor award, received her award at the student reception during the ASA Minneapolis meeting. Dr. Werner is a professor at the University of Washington where she leads a research team studying how hearing develops during infancy.



The ASA Student Council is currently accepting applications for the Fall 2019 Student Council Mentor Award. If you know of a deserving member of ASA who has demonstrated excellence in mentoring and supervising students, please nominate them for this award. Complete details about the award and the application process can be found in the Call for Nominations.

How to Apply

To apply, one primary nominator should submit a single submission containing the following materials.

  • An Application Form
  • Award Nominee’s (mentor’s) current CV
  • Letter of support from the primary nominator
  • Letters of support from one to three additional nominators

The deadline for applications is Friday, March 29th, 2019. All applications should be submitted by the deadline to

By email:

By mail:      Attn: Student Council Mentor Award Application
                    1305 Walt Whitman Road
                    Suite 300
                    Melville, NY 11747-4300

Application for this award will be considered for three consecutive award cycles or 4.5 years. If an application is initially unsuccessful, it will be considered for the next two award cycles. If you would like to make small updates to an unsuccessful application from a previous year, please complete and fill out the Updates Form and submit it, along with the original application, by the application deadline. After the 3 award cycles, a new full application should be submitted for further consideration.

About the Award

The Student Council Mentor Award was created by the ASA Student Council, and it was first awarded in 2004. The intent of the award is to recognize those who show excellence in a wide variety of mentoring areas. Specific selection criteria are available in the Call for Nominations, but recipients of this award broadly demonstrate excellence in the following areas:

  • Assisting Research and Publications
  • Interpersonal and Motivational Skills
  • Promoting Career Development



Call for Nominations — Details about applications process and criteria for selection

Application Form — To submit a new applications

Updates Form — To add additional or updated information to a previously submitted application

Past Winners

Prof. Lynne Werner University of Washington Spring 2018
Prof. Daniel Russell The Pennsylvania State University Fall 2016
Prof. Lily Wang University of Nebraska-Lincoln Spring 2015
Prof. Barbara Shinn-Cunningham Boston University Fall 2013
Prof. Stephen Dance London South Bank University Fall 2012
Prof. Christy Holland University of Cincinnati Fall 2010
Prof. Kenneth Suslick University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign Fall 2009
Prof. David Dowling University of Michigan Fall 2007
Prof. Lawrence Crum University of Washington Spring 2006
Prof. David Blackstock University of Texas at Austin Fall 2004