The Owen Barfield Award for Excellence

The Award for Excellence was established in 2010 by the Literary Estate as an annual recognition of outstanding contributions to furthering the understanding of Barfield’s work. The recipients are:

2021
Leslie A. Taylor
Researcher and Writer
Thornton, Colorado, USA
2020
Mark Vernon
Psychotherapist and Writer
London, UK
2019
Rodica Albu
Professor Emeritus of English Language and Linguistics
Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iași, ROMANIA
2018
Bruce G. Charlton
Reader in Evolutionary Psychiatry
School of Psychology, Newcastle University, UK
2017
Martin Ovens
Tutor in Philosophy & Religion
Wolfson College, University of Oxford, UK
2016
Jefferey H. Taylor
Professor of English
Metropolitan State University of Denver, USA
2015
David Lavery
Professor of English
Middle Tennessee State University, USA
2014
2014 – Marjorie L. Mead
Associate Director
Marion E. Wade Center, Wheaton College, IL USA
2013
Julie J. Nichols
Associate Professor of English
Utah Valley University, UT USA
2012
2012 – Elmar Schenkel
Professor of English
University of Leipzig, GERMANY
2011
William Johnson
Professor of English Emeritus
Lewis-Clark State College, ID USA
2010
Fanfan Chen
Professor of English
National Dong Hwa University, TAIWAN