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The 2017 MEA AWARDS

The Marshall McLuhan Award for Outstanding Book in the Field of Media Ecology to
Tim Wu for The Attention Merchants: The Epic Scramble to Get Inside Our Heads

 

The Walter Benjamin Award for Outstanding Article in the Field of Media Ecology to
Brett Lunceford for Chained to the Dialer, or Frederick Taylor Reaches out and Touches Someone

 

 

The Erving Goffman Award for Outstanding Scholarship in the Ecology of Social Interaction to
Gary T. Marx for Windows into the Soul: Surveillance and Society in an Age of High Technology

 

The Susanne K. Langer Award for Outstanding Scholarship in the Ecology of Symbolic Form to
Katherine Biers for Virtual Modernism: Writing and Technology in the Progressive Era

 

The Dorothy Lee Award for Outstanding Scholarship in the Ecology of Culture to
Alex Marland for Brand Command: Canadian Politics and Democracy in the Age of Message
Control

 

The Lewis Mumford Award for Outstanding Scholarship in the Ecology of Technics to
Wendy Hui Kyong Chun for Updating to Remain the Same: Habitual New Media

 

The Harold A. Innis Award for Outstanding Thesis or Dissertation in the Field of Media Ecology to
David Benjamin Landes for The Attention Situation: A Rhetorical Theory of Attention for Mediated
Communication

 

The Mary Shelley Award for Outstanding Fictional Work to
Natasha Stagg for Surveys: A Novel

 

The John Culkin Award for Outstanding Praxis in the Field of Media Ecology to
Lawrence Azerrad, Tim Daly and David Pescovitz for Voyager Golden Record: 40th Anniversary
Edition

 

The Louis Forsdale Award for Outstanding Educator in the Field of Media Ecology to
Stephanie Gibson

 

The Jacques Ellul Award for Outstanding Media Ecology Activism to
Senator Bernie Sanders

 

The James W. Carey Award for Outstanding Media Ecology Journalism to
Kevin Kelly

 

The Christine L. Nystrom Award for Career Achievement in Service to the Field of Media Ecology to
Paul Soukup

 

The Edmund S. Carpenter Award for Career Achievement in Editing in the Field of Media Ecology to
Edward Tywoniak

 

The Walter J. Ong Award for Career Achievement in Scholarship to
Paul Heyer

 

The Neil Postman Award for Career Achievement in Public Intellectual Activity to
Scott McCloud

 

The Top Paper Award to
Dennis Cali for Sacramental View of McLuhan, Ong, and Carey

 

The Top Student Paper Award to
Joni McBeth Turville for If Email Could Speak, What Would It
Say? Interviewing Objects in a Digital World