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AMMP William W. Amaral Legacy Award
This award was established in 2015 as a lifetime achievement award in recognition of significant and lasting contribution to the field of paleontology through advancement of the objectives of the Association. This award is named after its inaugural recipient, William W. Amaral.
Recipients of the William W. Amaral Legacy Award embody the traits that personify Bill; that he spent his career working to instill in others: patience, vigilance, collegiality, and above all, a drive to advance techniques in paleontology.
2018 - Gregory Brown
2017- William Sanders
2016- Pete Reser
2015- William W. Amaral
Nominations are accepted at any time. Official nominations will be considered for the 2019 award.
To nominate a deserving candidate, you must submit the following to the awards committee chair:
1. Letter of nomination with detailed description of the nominee's contributions to Paleontological Materials and Methods.
2. Additional letters of support from colleagues familiar with the nominee's work.