Geological Society of America

Rip Rapp Archaeological Geology Award

In 1983, the division estabished the "Archaeological Geology Division Award" for outstanding contributions to the interdisciplinary field of archaeological geology. In 1993, the award was officially renaimed the "Rip Rapp Archaeological Geology Award" in honor of George "Rip" Rapp, Jr. Rip was one of the primary individuals responsible for establishment of the division and generously established a division award fund with the GSA Foundation. Donald L. Johnson was the first recipient of the renamed award. Nominations are due February 15, annually.


RECIPIENTS OF THE RIP RAPP ARCHAEOLOGICAL GEOLOGY AWARD
 

Year

Award Recipient*

Citationist

Annual Meeting

1983

George R. (Rip) Rapp, Jr.

John C. Kraft 

Indianapolis, IN

1984 

C. Vance Haynes, Jr.

Claude C. Albritton, Jr.

Reno, NV

1985

Karl W. Butzer 

Fekri A. Hassan 

Orlando, FL

1986

William R. Farrand

Julie K. Stein 

San Antonio, TX

1987

John Christian Kraft 

John A. Gifford 

Phoenix, AZ

1988

Claude C. Albritton, Jr. and Glenn L. Evans

C. Reid Ferring and Vance Holliday

Denver, CO

1989

H.E. Wright, Jr. (Herbert) 

William R. Farrand and  Julie K. Stein

Dallas, TX

1990

David Moody Hopkins

Robert M. Thorson 

St. Louis, MO

1991

Henry P. Schwarcz

Bonnie A. Blackwell 

San Diego, CA

1992

Fekri A. Hassan 

C. Reid Ferring

Cincinnati, OH

1993

Donald L. Johnson

Daniel R. Muhs 

Boston, MA

1994

Jack Donahue

Julie K. Stein

Seattle, WA

1995

John P. Albanese 

George C. Frison

New Orleans, LA

1996

Larry D. Agenbroad 

Jim I. Mead

Denver, CO

1997

Tjeerd H. van Andel 

Kevin Pope 

Salt Lake City, UT

1998

Vance T. Holliday

Eileen Johnson

Toronto, Canada

1999

Julie Stein

Bill Farrand 

Denver, CO

2000

Richard Hay 

Gail Ashley

Reno, NV

2001

Bruce Gladfelter 

Curtis E. Larsen

Boston, MA

2002

Paul Goldberg

Rolfe Mandel

Denver, CO

2003

Rolfe Mandel

Art Bettis

Seattle, WA

2004

Michael R. Waters

Steve Forman

Denver, CO

2005

C. Reid Ferring

Rolfe Mandel

Salt Lake City, UT

2006

Peter Mehringer

Gary Huckleberry and Vance Haynes

Philadelphia, PA

2007
Norm Herz Scott Pike & Erv Garrison Denver, CO
2008
E. Arthur Bettis, III Rolfe D. Mandel Houston, TX
2009
Richard I. Macphail Paul Goldberg Portland, OR
2010
Ervan G. Garrison Scott Pike Denver, CO

2011

Don G. Wyckoff

Stance Hurst

Minnapolis, MN

2012
John W. Weymouth Mark Lynott and Rinita Dalan Charlotte, NC
2013
William I. Woods William E. Doolittle, Erich W. Zimmermann Denver, CO

* as name appeared on certificate


CITATIONS AND RESPONSES
Donald L. Johnson (1993)
Jack Donahue (1994)
John Albanese (1995)
Larry D. Angenbroad (1996)
Tjeerd H. van Andel (1997)
Vance T. Holliday (1998)
Bruce Gladfelter (2001)
Paul Goldberg (2002)
Rolfe Mandel (2003)


NOMINATIONS FOR THE RIP RAPP ARCHAEOLOGICAL GEOLOGY AWARD
The Division requests nominations for its annual Rip Rapp Archaeological Geology Award. The award is given for outstanding contributions to the interdisciplinary field of archaeological geology. Nominations should include a biographical sketch, a statement of outstanding achievements, and a selected bibliography of the nominee. To make nominations or for more information, contact:
Rolfe D. Mandel (Chair)
Kansas Geological Survey
1930 Constant Ave.
Lawrence, KS 66047-3726
Phone: 785-864-2171
mandel@ku.edu
The deadline for receipt of nominations is February 15, annually.