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Ron Pynn Award
The Ron Pynn Award was established to honor longtime TAA member Ronald Pynn, who was a charter member of TAA, a three-time TAA president, and served as executive director of the association for more than 10 years. The award is open to TAA members who have authored, co-authored, or co-edited at least five textbooks, at least two of which are authored or edited solely by the nominee. The nominee's textbooks must be published in more than one discipline or more than one area of discipline.
Other criteria for nomination include one of the following:
How to Apply
Any TAA member may nominate him or herself or another TAA member. The award is limited to one recipient annually and the recipient will be selected by the TAA Council via ballot. The winner is announced at an Awards Ceremony during the association's annual conference in June.