2024 Recipient

Douglas Scott Dreger

Douglas Scott Dreger, a professor of geophysics at the University of California, Berkeley is the recipient of the 2024 Distinguished Service Award (DSA) at the 2024 SSA Annual Meeting. Dreger served as SSA Publications Committee chair between 2016 and 2022. Dreger “instigated a broad range of initiatives intended to reinforce the … Continue Reading »

2023 Recipient

Mitch Withers

Mitch Withers, an associate research professor at the University of Memphis and the Center for Earthquake Research and Information (CERI), received the 2023 Distinguished Service to SSA award for his service as SSA treasurer for 15 years. From 2007 to 2022, Withers monitored the society’s monthly financial progress, provided management … Continue Reading »

2020 Recipient

Zhigang Peng

Zhigang Peng received the Distinguished Service to SSA Award for his six years of service as Editor-in-Chief of Seismological Research Letters. In their nomination of Peng for the award, past SSA journal editors Andrew Michael and John Ebel cited Peng’s innovative spirit and energetic work to expand the journal’s reach … Continue Reading »

2017 Recipient

Keith Knudsen

Keith Knudsen of the U.S. Geological Survey is recognized for his nine years of service as Secretary for SSA. In their nomination of Knudsen for the award, five past presidents of SSA commended him for his advice on multiple issues related to SSA operations and for his work in a … Continue Reading »

2016 Recipient

Diane I. Doser

Diane I. Doser is recognized for her two decades of outstanding dedication and leadership of the Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (BSSA). Doser is the director of the Kidd Memorial Seismic Observatory and professor in the department of geological sciences at the University of Texas at El Paso. She served … Continue Reading »

2015 Recipient

Susan Newman

SSA Executive Director Susan Newman worked with and for the Seismological Society of America for 45 years making it one of the preeminent seismological institutions in the USA and the world. The success of our Society is in great measure due to Susan’s commitment to service; she was at the … Continue Reading »