The ACSA College of Distinguished Professors, Best Paper and Best Project Award recognizing contributions of research, scholarship and creative excellence will be instituted in 2020. The Best Paper and Best Project Awards recognizes outstanding peer reviewed research presented at the ACSA Annual Meeting. One award will be given for papers and one for projects from the ACSA Annual Meeting. All peer reviewed content published in ACSA Annual Meeting Proceedings will be eligible. Award selections will be based: new and original contributions, thesis clarity, methodology, overall content, and quality of development. Finalists must present nominated papers or projects at the annual meeting to be eligible.