American Sociological Association

Sociological Practice and Public Sociology Section Awards Nominee Call

Sociological Practice and Public Sociology Section Awards

Sociological Practice and Public Sociology Section's William Foote Whyte Award

The William Foote Whyte Award is for up to two individuals who have made notable contributions to sociological practice and public sociology, which can include several of the following elements: outstanding clinical, applied or public sociological work, exceptional service to the section, publications that advance both the theory and methods of sociological practice or public sociology, or mentoring and training of students for careers in sociological practice or public sociology. Please send nominations by May 15, 2019 to Leslie Hossfeld, the ASA SPPS Section Chair at (lhossfe@clemson.edu). Please also cc our Section Secretary/Treasurer Katie Kerstetter (kkerste2@masonlive.gmu.edu). Self-nominations are welcome.

 

Sociological Practice and Public Sociology Section's Robert Dentler Award for Outstanding Student Achievement

The Robert Dentler Award for Outstanding Student Achievement is for up to two graduate students who have made a promising contribution to the field, such as a project or paper in the areas of sociological practice and public sociology. Work done within the three years prior to the conferral of the award will be considered. Products of graduate-level classes, internships, or independent projects are eligible. Nominations should consist of a letter detailing the nominee’s contributions, a copy of the paper or other project, and supporting materials such as a curriculum vitae or resume, and/or other additional letters of support. Please send nominations by May 15, 2019 to Leslie Hossfeld, the ASA SPPS Section Chair at (lhossfe@clemson.edu). Please also cc our Section Secretary/Treasurer Katie Kerstetter (kkerste2@masonlive.gmu.edu). Self-nominations are welcome.

 

Sociological Practice and Public Sociology Section's Public Sociology Publication Award 

The American Sociological Association Section on Sociological Practice and Public Sociology Publication Award recognizes significant contributions to applied and public sociology. The award will alternate between scholarly publications and other publicly available writings. In odd years, the award is given to an article published in a scholarly journal in the preceding three years that focuses on an applied sociological concern. In even years, the award is given for a white paper, policy report, or essay published in the preceding three years as a book chapter or official report informed by a sociological perspective. (For 2019 it should be a scholarly journal article.) Please send nominations by May 15, 2019 to Leslie Hossfeld, the ASA SPPS Section Chair at (lhossfe@clemson.edu). Please also cc our Section Secretary/Treasurer Katie Kerstetter (kkerste2@masonlive.gmu.edu). Self-nominations are welcome.
 

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL NOMINEES MUST BE REGISTERED MEMBERS OF THE ASA TO BE CONSIDERED FOR SECTION AWARDS

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