American Sociological Association

Section on Crime, Law, and Deviance

Awards

James F. Short, Jr. Distinguished Article Award

Awarded every two years for the most distinguished article pertaining to Crime, Law, or Deviance.

Submission information

Please email nominations and requests for information to the Committee Chair, Eric Stewart, estewart2@fsu.edu  at Florida State University. Deadline for receipt of nominations is March 5, 2018.

 

Crime, Law, and Deviance Distinguished Student Paper Award

The American Sociological Association’s section on Crime, Law, and Deviance invites submissions for the 2018 DISTINGUISHED STUDENT PAPER AWARD competition. Papers may be conceptual or theoretical, addressing any topic in the sociology of crime, deviance, law or criminal justice. Submissions may be sole- or multiple-authored, but all authors must be students at the time of submission. Papers should be article length (approximately 30 double spaced pages) and should follow the manuscript preparation guidelines used by the American Sociological Review. Papers accepted for publication at the time of submission are not eligible. The winner will receive $500 to offset the cost of attending the 2018 ASA meeting.

Submission information

Please send nominations and requests for information to the Committee Chair, Daniel Martinez, daniel.martinez@arizona.edu, at the University of Arizona. Deadline for receipt of submissions is March 5, 2018.

 

Peterson-Krivo Mentoring Award

The Peterson-Krivo Mentoring Award is awarded every two years by the Crime, Law, Deviance and the Sociology of Law Sections of the ASA. It was established to recognize sustained work and/or innovative approaches in the service of facilitating the success of undergraduate students, graduate students, and/or other scholars, particularly younger scholars. Examples of such activities could include the development of a mentoring website, publication of articles or books on mentoring, or creating programs geared toward mentoring. Members of either section are invited to nominate themselves or others by submitting a letter describing the nominee’s qualifications for the award and any supporting material that would assist the award committee in assessing the nominee’s suitability for the award.

Submission information

Please send nominations and requests for information to the Committee Chair, Charis Kubrin, ckubrin@uci.edu at the University of California, Irvine. Deadline for receipt of submissions is March 5, 2018.

 

Albert J. Reiss Distinguished Scholarly Publication Award

The American Sociological Association’s section on Crime, Law, and Deviance invites nominations for its 2017 ALBERT J. REISS, JR., DISTINGUISHED SCHOLAR AWARD. Given in recognition of the contributions to criminological understanding made by Albert J. Reiss, Jr., the award is presented every other year to the author(s) of a book or a series of articles published in the last five years and constituting a major contribution to the study of crime, law, and deviance. If suitable awardees of either type cannot be found, the Committee has discretion to give the award to an individual for a lifetime of outstanding scholarship. Nominations must be specific, indicating clearly both the nominee and the book or body of work. It must be accompanied by a specific list of the work(s) to be reviewed and a brief statement of why the work merits recognition. Nominators must send or arrange to have sent to the Committee chairperson five copies of the listed work. The Committee will review only the work that is nominated. Self-nominations are permitted. Please send nominations and requests for information to the Committee Chair, Claire Renzetti, claire.renzetti@uky.edu, Department of Sociology, University of Kentucky, 1501 Patterson Office Tower, Lexington, KY 40507. Deadline for receipt of nominations is February 1, 2017.

Submission information

Not awarded in 2018.

 

Past Award Winners