Call for Nominations: 2020 Political Sociology Section Awards

You are invited to submit your nominations for the 2020 Political Sociology Section Awards. The deadline for nominations is March 15, 2020. The winners will be notified and announced prior to the ASA meetings.

The Distinguished Career Award in Political Sociology

The deadline for nominations is March 15, 2020.

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.

The Distinguished Career Award Committee:
Richard Lachmann, University at Albany-SUNY (Chair) RL605@albany.edu
Rebecca Emigh, UCLA emigh@soc.ucla.edu
Jeff Goodwin, New York University jeff.goodwin@nyu

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

The Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Book Award in Political Sociology

The deadline for nominations is March 15, 2020.

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 2019 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.

Geneviève Zubrzycki, University of Michigan (Chair) genez@umich.edu
Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia
500 S. Church Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1042

David Brady david.brady@ucr.edu
School of Public Policy
INTS 4151
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
University of California, Riverside 2021 

Isaac Martin iwmartin@ucsd.edu
University of California, San Diego
Isaac Martin, #0517
Social Sciences, Room 315
7835 Trade St., Suite 100
San Diego, CA 92121

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, 2020.

This award is offered annually for the outstanding recently published article or chapter in political sociology. To be eligible, submissions must have a 2019 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:

Hana Brown, Wake Forest University (Chair) brownhe@wfu.edu 
Cybelle Fox, UC Berkeley cfox@berkeley.edu 
Yan Long, UC Berkeley longyan@berkeley.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, 2020.

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 2019 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.

Rachel Best, University of Michigan  (Chair) rkb@umich.edu  
Marco Garrido, University of Chicago garrido@uchicago.edu
Rachel Wetts, Brown University rachel_wetts@brown.edu

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

“States of Exception?” Political Sociology Mini-Conference

STATES OF EXCEPTION?

Political Conflict, Cultural Change, and Democratic Threat in the 21st Century

Friday, August 9, 2019

Ingersoll Hall, Brooklyn College

Brooklyn, NY

Organized by:

Thomas Janoski, University of Kentucky

Richard Lachmann, SUNY Albany

Carlos de la Torre, University of Kentucky

Bart Bonikowski, Harvard University

Delia Baldassarri, New York University

Reynaldo Ortiz-Minaya, Brooklyn College

Co-sponsored by the Department of Sociology, the Department of Puerto Rican and Latino Studies, and the María E. Sánchez Center for Latino Studies, Brooklyn College

The mini-conference, organized by the Political Sociology section of the American Sociological Association, will consist of twelve regular panels and a plenary session on themes related to contemporary radical politics. Please visit the pages below for more information.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION:

  • Complete this form by July 25, 2019: https://forms.gle/9PRGWgQHHWefrfxR8
  • Pay the $25 registration fee in advance via PayPal (instructions below) or bring a check to the conference payable to Stephanie Mudge (the section Treasurer)

 PayPal instructions: by direct link (copy and paste into web browser), paypal.me/stephaniemudge , or via PayPal.com to the following email address: mudge@ucdavis.edu. Please make sure to select “sending to a friend,” or else PayPal will charge you a processing fee.

2019 Mini-Conference Main Page

2019 Mini-Conference Schedule

2019 Mini-Conference Panel Descriptions