The Joseph A. Cushman Award for Excellence in Foraminiferal Research

The Joseph A. Cushman Award was established in 1979 to honor researchers who have made outstanding contributions in the field of foraminiferology. The award consists of recognition of the awardee in the pages of the Journal of Foraminiferal Research, and a plaque embossed with the Foundation's seal, the awardee's name and date of the award.

Nominations are sought from the profession and will be considered at the Board of Director's regular business meetings. The nomination and a statement of the candidate's acheivements in the study of foraminifera can be sent to Professor Laurel S. Collins a cushmanfoundation@gmail.com.

Award Recipients

1980 - Fred B Phleger and M. Ruth Todd
1981 - Frances L. Parker
1982 - Helen Tappan and Alfred R. Loeblich, Jr.
1983 - W. Storrs Cole
1984 - Hans Martin Bolli and Paul Brvnnimann
1985 - Lloyd G. Henbest and Dagmar M. Rauser-Chernousova
1986 - Heinrich Hiltermann
1987 - Frederick T. Banner
1988 - Esteban Boltovskoy
1989 - Zeev Reiss
1991 - Cornelis Willem Drooger
1992 - Valery A. Krasheninnikov
1993 - Yokichi Takayanagi
1994 - Charles Geoffrey Adams
1995 - William A. Berggren
1996 - Sheng Jinzhang and Rolf W. Feyling-Hanssen
1997 - Lukas Hottinger
1998 - Ivan de Klasz
1999 - John J. Lee
2000 - Charles A. Ross
2001 - John Murray
2002 - Isabella Premoli Silva
2003 - Zheng Shouyi
2004 - Martin A. Buzas and Richard K. Olsson
2005 - Barun K. Sen Gupta
2006 - James P. Kennett and Jere H. Lipps
2007 - Louisette Zaninetti
2008 - George H. Scott
2009 - John Whittaker
2010 - Andrew J. Gooday
2011 - Christoph Hemleben
2012 - Khadyzhat M. Saidova
2013 - David B. Scott and Franco S. Medioli
2014 - Stephen J. Culver
2015 - Pamela Hallock
2016 - Hiroshi Kitizato