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BEA Announces the 2018 Top Paper Competition Awards

Washington, D.C. – A total of forty-four (44) papers have been selected for panel presentations during the BEA2018 annual convention in Las Vegas and an additional forty (40) as part of the Scholar-to-Scholar digital poster presentations sponsored by LG.

The top papers will be presented during a series of sessions at BEA’s annual convention in Las Vegas on April 7-10.  BEA’s interest division competitions received a total of 122 research papers providing a 37% acceptance rate.  Monetary awards are provided to winners in the “Debut” category, and several of the “Open” category recipients.  The top research presentations will occur during 15 interest division paper sessions listed below.

2018 Top Paper Competitions
Curriculum, Assessment and Administration Division
Documentary Division
Gender & Sexuality Division
History Division
Interactive Media & Emerging Technologies Division
International Division
Law & Policy Division
Management, Marketing & Programming Division
Multicultural Studies Division
News Division
Radio & Audio Media Division
Religion & Media Division
Research Division
Sports Division
Writing Division

For a complete list of winners for all of the 2018 paper competitions, please click here.  BEA’s convention also provides research-in-progress digital poster presentations.  To see a list of all the research session times and locations, click here.