American Sociological Association

Section on Communication, Information Technologies and Media Sociology

CITAMS Award for Public Sociology

Prior to 2008 this award was for teaching or the design of a computer application.

Year Name Affiliation Other
2015

Jessie Daniels

CUNY  
2014

Zeynep Tufekci

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill  
2013

Shelia Cotten

University of Alabama, Birmingham  
2012

Wade, Lisa and Gwen Sharp

Occidental College and Nevada State College Sociological Images. (http://thesocietypages.org/socimages/)
2011

Lee Rainie

Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project  
2010

Danah Boyd

Microsoft Research and Berkman Center  
2009

Peter Kollock

University of California- Los Angeles  
2008

Michael Macy

Cornell University  
2007

Keith Hampton

University of Pennsylvania  
2006

Marc Smith

Microsoft Research  
2005

Stephen Borgatti

Boston University  
2004

Earl Babbie

Chapman University  
2002

Robert Wood

Rutgers University, Camden  
2001

Gregg Lee Carter

Bryant College  
2000

Alan Hill

Delta College  
1998

Kenneth Stewart

Angelo State University  
1997

J. Daniel Cover

Furman University  
1995

Fred S. Halley

State University of New York  

 

CITAMS Outstanding Student Paper Award

Year Name Affiliation Title
2015 Christine Larson Department of
Communication, Stanford University
“Live publishing: the onstage redeployment
of journalistic authority” which will soon
appear in Media, Culture, & Society.
2014 Angèle Christin Princeton University

“Counting Clicks: Commensuration in Online Journalism in the United States and France.”

2013 Jeffrey Lane Princeton University

"Code Switching on the Digital Street"

2012 Ya-Wen Lei University of Michigan

"Institutional-social Embeddedness of the Public Sphere: Media, Law, Networks, and the Heterogeneous Development of the Public Sphere in China"

2011 Dmitry Epstein Cornell University

"Who's Responsible for the Digital Divide? Public Perceptions and Policy Implications." co-authored with Erik Nisbet and Tarleton Gillespie. Published in 2011 in "The Information Society" 27(2), 92-104.

2010

Lauren F. Sessions

University of Pennsylvania "How offline gatherings affect online communities: When virtual community members 'meetup'".
2009 Daniel Menchik and Ziaoli Tian University of Chicago “Putting Social Context into Text: The Semiotics of E-mail Interaction.” American Journal of Sociology 114(2) 332-370 (2008)
2008 Co. Steven G. Hoffman Northwestern University  
2008 Co. Alison Powell Concordia University  
2007

Lee Humphries

University of Pennsylvania  
2006

Fred Turner

Stanford University “Where the Counterculture Met the New Economy: The WELL and the Origins of Virtual Community”
2005

Laura Robinson Sean Zehnders (Best Student Software Award)

University of California-Los Angeles Northwestern University The Social Network Spider and Visualization Software (SNS-VS)
2004

Jeffrey Boase

University of Toronto  
2003

Tracy Kennedy and Kristine Klement

University of Toronto "Gendering the Digital Divide"
2002

Julian Dierkes

University of British Columbia “The Sociolog: Julian Dierkes’ Comprehensive Guide to Sociology On-Line
2001

Eszter Hargittai

Princeton University “Weaving the Western Web”
2000

Pablo Boczkowski

Cornell University “Mimetic Originality: Technology, Newswork, Organizing in an Online Newspaper”
1999

Pablo J. Boczkowski

Cornell University “Distributed Construction: Changing Regimes of Information Creation in Online Newspapers”
1997 Pablo Boczkowski Cornell University “The Mutual Shaping of Users and Technologies In and Through Computer-Mediated Communication: Artifacts of Nationhood in the Argentine Mailing List”

 

CITAMS William F. Ogburn Career Achievement Award

Year Name Affiliation Other
2015

Grant Blank

Oxford Internet Institute  
2014

William Dutton

Oxford Internet Institute  
2013

Judy Wajcman

The London School of Economics and Political Science  
2012

Ron Anderson

University of Minnesota Professor Emeritus
2011

James E. Katz

Rutgers University  
2010

John Robinson

Sociology Department, University of Maryland.  
2009

Elihu Katz

University of Pennsylvania  
2008

William Sims Bainbridge

National Science Foundation  
2007

David Lyon

Queen's University  
2006

Manuel Castells

University of Southern California  
2004

Barry Wellman

University of Toronto  
2003

Caroline Hodges Persell

New York University  

 

CITAMS Book Award

Year Name Affiliation Title of Book
2015 Susan Crawford  

2013. Captive Audience: The Telecom Industry and Monopoly Power in the New Gilded Age. New Haven, CT: Yale
University Press.

2014 Lee Rainie and Barry Wellman PEW Research Center and University of Toronto

Networked: The New Social Operating System (MIT Press, 2012).

2013 Co-Winner Gina Neff University of Washington

Venture Labor. (MIT Press, 2012)

2013 Co-Winner Yuri Takhteyev University of Toronto

Coding Places. (MIT Press, 2012)

2012

Leah Lievrouw

University of California- Los Angeles 2011. Alternative and Activist New Media. Polity Press.
2011

Pablo Boczkowski

  News at Work: Imitation in an Age of Information Abundance (University of Chicago Press, 2010).
2010

Guobin Yang

  The Power of the Internet in China Citizen Activism Online, Columbia University Press, 2009.
2008 Co.

Yochai Benkler

Harvard University The Wealth Of Networks: How Social Production Transforms Markets and Freedom (2006, Yale University Press)
2008 Co.

Fred Turner

Stanford University (Special Mention) From Counterculture to Cyberculture. 2006, Chicago University Press
2007

Andrew Chadwick

University of London Internet Politics (2006)
2006

Philip Howard

University of Washington New Media Campaigns and the Managed Citizen (2006)
2005

Paul Starr

Princeton University The Creation of the Media (2004)

 

CITAMS Paper Award

Year Name Affiliation Title
2015 Goulet Hampton & Albanesius  

“Change in the Social Life of Urban Public Spaces: The Rise of Mobile Phones and Women, and the Decline of Aloneness Over Thirty Years.” Urban Studies.

2014 Christopher Bail University of California – Chapel Hill

(2012) "The Fringe Effect: Civil Society Organizations and the Evolution of Media Discourse about Islam since the September 11th Attacks." ASR 77(6): 855-879.

2013 Shelley Boulianne MacEwan University

2011. "Stimulating or Reinforcing Political Interest: Using Panel Data to Examine Reciprocal Effects Between News Media and Political Interest." Political Communication. Volume 28 (2): 147-162.

2012

Robert Ackland and Mathieu O'Neil

  2011. "Online collective identity: The case of the environmental movement." Social Networks, 33(3): 177-190.
2011

Hampton, Keith N., Oren Livio and Lauren Sessions Goulet

  2010. “The Social Life of Wireless Urban Spaces: Internet Use, Social Networks, and the Public Realm” Journal of Communication 60: 701-722.
2010

James A. Evans

University of Chicago 2008. “Electronic Journals and the Narrowing of Science and Scholarship,” Science 321: 395-399.
2009

Eszter Hargitta, Jason Gallo and Matthew Kane

Northwestern University “Cross-ideological discussions among conservative and liberal bloggers.” Public Choice 134: 67-86 (2008
2008

Paul Leonardi

Northwestern University  
2007

Laura Robinson

University of Southern California  
2006

Fred Turner

Stanford University  
2005 Co. Daniel Beunza, and David Stark Unversitat Pompeu Fabra and Columbia University  
2005 Co. Siobhan O'Mahony Harvard Business School  

 

CITAMS Outstanding Contributions to Research Award

Year Name Affiliation Other
2006

Manuel Castells

Universitat Oberta de Catalunya  
1999

Edward E. Brent, Jr.

University of Missouri, Columbia  

 

CITAMS Outstanding Lifetime Contributions to Computing

Year Name Affiliation Other
2004

Barry Wellman

University of Toronto  
2003

Caroline Hodges Persell

New York University  
2000

William E. Feinberg

University of Cincinnati  

 

CITAMS Outstanding Contribution to Computing in Sociology

Year Name Affiliation Other
2001 Kathleen M. Carley Carnegie-Mellon University  
1998 John Seidel    
1995 David Heise Indiana University  

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