Awards and Recognition

Dr. Hope Richardson Memorial Dissertation Award

About Dr. Hope Richardson

Every two years the International Mentoring Association recognizes outstanding research in the field of mentoring. This is the association’s preeminent research award and recognizes innovative and exceptional contributions to the field of mentoring. This award, presented to the person who has submitted the best doctoral dissertation, is given to foster and disseminate research in the practice of workplace learning and performance.

Application Information 

The 2021-2022 International Mentoring Association's Dr. Hope Richardson Dissertation Award recipient is Dr. Sherella Cupid. The award was bestowed upon Dr. Cupid during the International Mentoring Association's Conference from February 21-22, 2022 in Gainesville, FL.

 The 2019-2020 International Mentoring Association’s Dr. Hope Richardson Dissertation Award recipient is Dr. Laura Johnson-Hurcula. The award was bestowed upon Dr. Hercula during the International Mentoring Association’s Conference from March 11-12, 2019 in Gainesville, FL.

The 2014-2016 International Mentoring Association’s Dr. Hope Richardson Dissertation Award recipient is the University of New Brunswick Alumna, Dr. Roxanne Reeves. The award was bestowed upon Dr. Reeves during the International Mentoring Association’s Conference from April 13-15, 2016 in Auburn, Alabama.