Section Awards, Committees, and Deadlines

The Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Book Award in Political Sociology:

The deadline for nominations is March 15, 2018.

This award is given annually to the outstanding recent book in political sociology (we will not consider edited books for this award). To be eligible, the book must have a 2017 copyright date. The selection committee encourages self-nominations or suggestions of work by others. Nominations from publishers will not be accepted. To nominate a book for this award:

(1) Send a short letter (via e-mail) nominating the book to each committee member below and

(2) Have a copy of the book sent to each committee member, at the addresses below.

 

Chair: Jennifer Hsu, jhsu@ualberta.ca

Visiting Fellow, Department of Social Policy

2nd Floor, Old Building

London School of Economics and Political Science

Houghton Street,

London WC2A 2AE UK

 

Cristian Mora, cmora@berkeley.edu

410 Barrows Hall

Sociology Department

University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, CA 94720-1980 USA

 

Xiaohong Xu socxuxh@nus.edu.sg

Department of Sociology, AS1 #04-18

Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences

National University of Singapore

Singapore 117570

 

Meghan Kallman, Meghan_Kallman@umb.edu

93 Capwell Ave

Pawtucket, RI 02860. USA

 

Rima Wilkes, wilkesr@mail.ubc.ca

Department of Sociology

University of British Columbia

6303 NW Marine Drive

Vancouver, BC V6T1Z1 Canada

 

Nick Wilson, Yale University, nicholas.wilson@stonybrook.edu

Department of Sociology

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Stony Brook, NY 11794 USA

 

The winner will be notified and announced prior to the ASA meetings allowing presses to advertise the prize-winning book.

 

The Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship for an Article or Chapter Award for Political Sociology. The deadline for nominations is March 15, 2018.

This award is offered annually for the outstanding recently published article or chapter in political sociology. To be eligible, submissions must have a 2017 publication date. The selection committee encourages either self-nominations or suggestions of work by others. (Please note that each author may have only one article nominated.) Please submit the following to the selection committee at their email addresses listed below:

(1) A brief nomination letter and

(2) A copy of the article or chapter.

The Best Article or Book Chapter Award Committee:

Chair: Elizabeth Popp Berman, University at Albany, SUNY, epberman@albany.edu

Dana Fisher, University of Maryland, drfisher@umd.edu

Paul Chang, Harvard University, paulchang@fas.harvard.edu

Joseph Harris, Boston University, josephh@bu.edu

David Jacobs, Ohio State University, Jacobs.184@osu.edu

The winners will be notified and announced prior to the ASA meetings.

 

Best Graduate Student Paper Award. The deadline for nominations is March 15, 2018.

This award is offered annually for the best graduate student paper in political sociology. Persons who were graduate students at any time during calendar year 2017 are invited to submit published or unpublished papers for this award. To be eligible, papers must be either single authored or co-authored by two or more graduate students. Articles co-authored (and/or subsequently published jointly) by a faculty and a student are not eligible. Please note that each author may have only one article nominated. Please submit:

(1) A brief nomination letter,

(2) A copy of the article or chapter

All materials should be sent to each selection committee member at the e-mail addresses below.

The Graduate Paper Award Committee:

Chair: Cybelle Fox, University at California, Berkeley cfox@berkeley.edu

Hana Brown, Wake Forest University, brownhe@wfu.edu

Yan Long, Indiana University, ylong@indiana.edu

Camilo Leslie, Tulane University cleslie1@tulane.edu

The winners will be notified and announced prior to the ASA meetings.

 

(Proposed) “The Distinguished Career Award in Political Sociology.” This award will be made pending the section’s approval in a vote this spring. The deadline for nominations is March 15, 2018.

“The Distinguished Career Award recognizes and celebrates a lifetime of contributions to the area(s) of political sociology. Nominations will be judged on the depth and breadth of the scholar’s impact on political sociology over the course of their career. Nominees must be at least a quarter of a century beyond graduating with their Ph.D.  Section members may nominate a distinguished scholar by sending:

(1) A letter (PDF or MSWord) of nomination, which outlines the candidate’s scholarly contributions to the field and provides assurance of the candidate’s willingness to be nominated;

(2) A copy of the candidate’s most recent curriculum vitae, and

(3) The full contact information for the nominee (including email address), to the nominating committee below.

To receive full consideration, nominations must be submitted by March 1st, 2018.”

The Distinguished Career Award Committee:

Chair: Thomas Janoski, University at Kentucky, tjanos@uky.edu

Richard Lachman, University at Albany, State University of New York

rlachmann@albany.edu

Caroline Lee, Lafayette College, leecw@lafayette.edu

The winner will be notified and announced prior to the ASA meetings.