Call for Nominations: 2019 Political Sociology Section Awards

You are invited to submit your nominations for the 2019 Political Sociology Section Awards. The deadline for nominations is March 15, 2019:

The Distinguished Career Award in Political Sociology
The deadline for nominations is March 15, 2019.

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:

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; a copy of the candidate’s most recent curriculum vitae; and
the full contact information for the nominee (including email address), to the nominating committee below:
The Distinguished Career Award Committee:
Pamela Paxton, University of Texas at Austin (Chair) ppaxton@prc.utexas.edu
Jeff Manza, New York University manza@nyu.edu
Debra Minkoff, Barnard College dminkoff@barnard.edu

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, 2019.

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 2018 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:

Send a short letter (via e-mail) nominating the book to each committee member below and have a copy of the book sent to each committee member, at the addresses below:
Hana Brown, Wake Forest University (Chair)
brownhe@wfu.edu
Department of Sociology
1834 Wake Forest Rd.
PO Box 7808
Winston-Salem, NC 27109

Cybelle Fox, University of California Berkeley
cfox@berkeley.edu
Department of Sociology
410 Barrows Hall
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720-1980

Paul Frymer, Princeton University
pfrymer@Princeton.EDU
Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
314 Wallace Hall
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ 08544

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, 2019.

This award is offered annually for the outstanding recently published article or chapter in political sociology. To be eligible, submissions must have a 2018 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:

A brief nomination letter and a copy of the article or chapter.
The Best Article or Book Chapter Award Committee:
G. Cristina Mora, University of California, Berkeley (Chair) gcristinamora2@gmail.com
Jennifer YJ Hsu, London School of Economics and Political Science jenniferhsu@cantab.net
Nicholas Pedriana University of Wisconsin – Whitewater pedriann@uww.edu
Robin Stryker, Purdue University Stryker, rstryker@purdue.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, 2019.

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 2018 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:

A brief nomination letter and a copy of the article or chapter. All materials should be sent to each selection committee member at the e-mail addresses below:
David Brady, University of California, Riverside (Chair) dbrady@ucr.edu
Rachel Best, University of Michigan rkb@umich.edu
katrina quisumbing king, University of Southern California quisumbi@usc.edu

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