The 2020 Award Winner is:
Dr. Heiko Motschenbacher, “Corpus Linguistic Onomastics: A Plea for a Corpus-Based Investigation of Names” NAMES 68(2): 88-103.
Dr. Motschenbacher is currently an English professor at Western Norway University of Applied Sciences in Bergen, Norway. He is the founder and co-editor of the “Journal of Language and Sexuality”(with William L. Leap). Since November 2017, he has conducted research as a part of a prestigious Marie Curie Global Fellowship Award granted by the European Union.
The NAMES Editorial Board and the general membership of the American Name Society would like to express their congratulations to Dr. Motschenbacher for his outstanding achievement.