Glushko Dissertation Prize
The prizes are funded by the Robert J. Glushko and Pamela Samuelson Foundation, based in San Francisco.
Robert J. Glushko is an entrepreneur in Silicon Valley who received a Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology in 1979 under David Rumelhart’s supervision. He is an Adjunct Full Professor in the Cognitive Science Program at the University of California, Berkeley. He also funds the David E. Rumelhart Prize for Contributions to the Theoretical Foundations of Human Cognition.
Prize-winners must have received a PhD degree no more than two years before the January 13 nomination deadline. For the 2019 prizes, dissertations will be considered from individuals who received their PhD degrees during the period from January 13, 2018 to January 13, 2020.