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.

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Please be aware that for the Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship for an Article or Chapter Award for Political Sociology submissions must have a 2019 (NOT 2018) publication date.

For the Best Graduate Student Paper Award Persons who were graduate students at any time during calendar year 2019 (NOT 2018) are invited to submit published or unpublished papers for this award.

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The Distinguished Career Award in Political Sociology

The deadline for nominations is March 15, 2020.

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:

Call for Papers: 2019 Political Sociology Mini-Conference

States of Exception? Political Conflict, Culture & Populism in the Trump Era

Friday, August 9, 2019 in New York City

The ASA Political Sociology section is pleased to announce a mini-conference to be held prior to the ASA annual meeting in August. The morning sessions will center on populist politics, examining the rise of populist leaders and how they have transformed the political landscape, considering cases such as Donald Trump, Brexit populists Nigel Farage and Boris Johnson, Viktor Orbán in Hungary, Rodrigo Duterte in the Philippines, and Andrés Manuel López Obrador in Mexico. The afternoon sessions will have a number of open panels, depending on submissions. We welcome papers on topics related to the historical rise of labor, political parties, gender and/or race politics, immigration issues, the media in politics, social movements, and other topics related to the current political situation. We similarly welcome papers that take a comparative and/or historical perspective, or that investigate questions in other countries going through challenging political processes.

Four Lecturer/AP Positions at Sheffield University, UK

The Department of Politics at Sheffield University is hiring up to 4 (four) lecturers – the UK equivalent of assistant professors – with a starting date of Sept. 1, 2018. Applications are due March 16. You can find out more about the department here. For information about the openings, please email Dr. Lisa Stampnitzky at l.stampnitzky@sheffield.ac.uk

 

Candidates for ASA Section Leadership

Below are the nominations for each elected office in the section. Many thanks to Caroline Lee and Richard Lachmann for their work on the nominations committee. The candidates in alphabetical order by last names are as follows:
 
Chair (elect 1)
Bart Bonikowski, Harvard
Richard Lachmann, SUNY Albany
 
Council (elect 2)
Rachel Best, University of Michigan
David Brady, University of California, Riverside
Daniel Laurison, Swarthmore
Jeremy Levine, University of Michigan
Anthony Spires, University of Melbourne
 
Treasurer (elect 1)
Stephanie Mudge, University of California, Davis
Rima Wilkes, University of British Columbia