American Sociological Association

Section on Latina/o Sociology

Latina/o Sociology Section Awards 2017

Latina/o Sociology Section Founders Award

Deadline: 3/6/2017

The Latina/o Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association recognizes with this award a current or former member of the Section who over the years has made outstanding contributions to the Section. The selected individual has given time and energy to strengthen the visibility and status of the Section, worked with colleagues on projects related to the Section, and mentored numerous students. The recipient of the award is a recognized leader in the Section and has an impressive record of research that has made an impact in the area of Latina/o Sociology.

Committee:
Nomination materials (e.g., letters, publications) should be sent as a package to each of the committee members listed below by March 6, 2017.

 

Cecilia Menjivar (chair)

Email: menjivar@ku.edu

 

Eileen Diaz McConnell

Email: Eileen.Diaz.McConnell@asu.edu

 

G. Cristina Mora

Email: cmora@berkeley.edu

 

Please direct questions regarding the nomination process to Cecilia Menjivar (menjivar@ku.edu), chair of the 2017 Founders Award committee.

 

Latina/o Sociology Section's Julian Samora Distinguished Career Award

Deadline: 3/6/2017

The Latina/o Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association recognizes with this award an outstanding individual who has contributed to the field of Latina/o Sociology with not only scholarly publications, but also teaching and mentoring. In nominating an individual for the award, please include a letter describing this individual's contribution the area of Latina/o Sociology, to teaching and mentoring. In nominating an individual for the award, please include a letter describing this individual's contribution the area of Latina/o Sociology. Examples of scholarship should be included either as attachments (if they are articles) or as copies of a recent book published. Self-nominations are encouraged.

Committee:

Nomination materials (e.g., letters, publications) should be sent as a package to each of the committee members listed below by March 6, 2017.

 

Norma Chinchilla

California State University, Long Beach

Department of Sociology

PSY 145

1250 Bellflower Blvd.

Long Beach, CA 90840-0906

Email: Norma.Chinchilla@csulb.edu

 

Vilma Ortiz

Department of Sociology

University of California, Los Angeles

Los Angeles CA 90095-1551

Email: vilma@soc.ucla.edu

 

Julie Dowling

Department of Latina/Latino Studies

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

1207 W. Oregon Street, M/C 136

Urbana, IL 61801

Email: dowlingj@illinois.edu

 

Please direct questions regarding the nomination process to Norma Chinchilla (Norma.Chinchilla@csulb.edu), chair of the 2017 Julian Samora Distinguished Career Award Committee.

 

Latina/o Sociology Section Distinguished Contribution to Research Book Award

Deadline: 3/6/2017

The Latina/o Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association recognizes with this award a colleague who published an outstanding book in the area of Latina/o Studies in 2015 or 2016. The book should not be an edited or reprinted volume. A member of the Latina/o Studies Section must nominate the book. Self-nominations are encouraged, but books nominated by the publisher alone will not be considered. Nominations should include a brief comment on the book’s merits and its contribution to the field of Latina/o Sociology. Arrangements must be made for the publisher to send copies of the book to each committee member listed below by March 3, 2017.

Committee:
Books should be sent to the following committee members:

Leisy Abrego (Chair)

7349 Bunche Hall

University of California, Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA 90095

Email: abrego@ucla.edu

 

Tanya Golash-Boza

3583 Vernal Avenue

Merced, CA 95340

Email: tgolash-boza@ucmerced.edu

 

Silvia Dominguez

72 Thorndike St

Arlington, MA 02474

Email: s.dominguez@northeastern.edu

 

Latina/o Sociology Section Distinguished Contribution to Research Article Award

Deadline: 3/6/2017

The Latina/o Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association recognizes with this award a colleague who has published an outstanding article in the area of Latina/o Studies in 2015 or 2016. Self-nominations are encouraged. If you are nominating an article, please send to each member of the committee a brief comment on the manuscript's merits and its contribution to the field of Latina/o Sociology and a PDF copy of the article by March 6, 2017.

Committee:
Copies of the article should be sent via email to the following committee members:

 

Laura Enriquez (Chair) Email: laura.enriquez@uci.edu

Fernando Rivera Email: Fernando.Rivera@ucf.edu

Lisa Martinez Email: Lisa.Martinez@du.edu

 

Please direct questions regarding the nomination process to Laura Enriquez (laura.enriquez@uci.edu), chair of the 2017 Distinguished Contribution to Research Article Award Committee.

 

Latina/o Sociology Section's Cristina Maria Riegos Student Paper Award

Deadline: 3/6/2017

The Latina/o Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association recognizes with this award an outstanding paper authored by a student in the area of Latina/o Studies. The paper must have made "public appearance" in 2015 or 2016 as a class submission, delivered at a seminar, presented at a professional meeting, or accepted for publication. Self-nominations are encouraged. To qualify for the competition, the author must be a student at the time of paper submission and the paper must be either single authored by a student or co-authored with other students. Please send a copy of the paper (Word or PDF) to each member of the committee with a brief comment on the manuscript's merits and its contribution to the field of Latina/o Sociology by March 26, 2017.

Committee:

Please email copies of the paper to the following committee members:

Joanna Perez (Chair)

Email: joperez@csudh.edu

 

Rocio Rosales

Email: r.rosales@uci.edu

 

Lorena Garcia

Email: lorena@uic.edu

 

Please direct questions regarding the nomination process to Joanna Perez (joperez@csudh.edu), chair of the 2017 Student Paper Award Committee.