American Sociological Association

Section on Sociology of Law

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SOCIOLOGY OF LAW SECTION

CALL FOR AWARDS NOMINATIONS 2016-2017

Distinguished Book Award

The Sociology of Law Section solicits nominations for the 2017 Distinguished Book Award, recognizing an outstanding book published between 2015 and 2017 in the sociology of law. We accept nominations from authors, editors, publishers, and section members. To nominate a book, please submit a brief (no more than one page) letter noting its contributions to the field. The deadline is February 28, 2017. Please mail a hard copy of the nominating letter as well as the review copy of your book to: Elaine Draper, chair, 1031 25th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90403; Lauren Rivera, 2001 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208; Michael Raphael, CUNY Graduate Center, Department of Sociology, Room 6112, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016; and Ellen Berrey, Department of Sociology, University of Toronto, Mississauga, 3359 Mississauga Rd., Mississauga, ON L5L 1C6. In addition, please email a copy of the nominate letter to committee chair. Elaine Draper. at edraper@calstatela.edu.

Distinguished Article Award

The 2017 Sociology of Law Distinguished Article Award committee is currently accepting nominations of outstanding and innovative articles published in 2015, 2016, or 2017. Self-nominations are accepted. To nominate an article for this award, please submit a one-page letter explaining why the article makes a significant contribution to sociology of law, along with a PDF of the article to the award committee’s chair, Mary Nell Trautner, at trautner@buffalo.edu. In the subject line of your email please write “Nomination for Sociology of Law Article Award.” While not a requirement, we encourage nominees to become members of the ASA’s Sociology of Law section. Nomination deadline is February 24, 2017.

Graduate Student Paper Award

The Sociology of Law Section solicits nominations for the 2017 Graduate Student Paper Award, recognizing an outstanding paper written between 2015 and 2017 in the sociology of law. The first author must have been a graduate student when the piece was written. Entries should be double-spaced and no longer than 35 pages (including tables, appendices, and references). We accept nominations from authors, faculty advisors, and section members. To nominate a paper, please include a brief (no more than one page) letter noting its contributions to the field. The deadline has been extended and is now March 31, 2017. Please email materials (including the paper) to each committee member: Brian Gran, chair, brian.gran@case.edu, Sarah Brayne, sbrayne@utexas.edu, Nate Ela nela@wisc.edu, Ashley Rubin ashley.rubin@utoronto.ca, and David John Frank frankd@uci.edu.

Undergraduate Student Paper Award

The Sociology of Law Section solicits nominations for the 2017 Undergraduate Student Paper Award, recognizing an outstanding paper written between 2015 and 2017 in the sociology of law. The first author must have been an undergraduate student when the piece was written. Entries should be double-spaced and no longer than 35 pages (including tables, appendices, and references). We accept nominations from authors, faculty advisors, and section members. To nominate a paper, please include a brief (no more than one page) letter noting its contributions to the field. The deadline has been extended and is now March 31, 2017.  Please email materials (including the paper) to each committee member: Jessie Finch, chair, jessiekfinch@gmail.com, Roberto Rivera, rrive011@ucr.edu, and Jack Jin Gary Lee jackjin@ucsd.edu.

All winners will be recognized at the 2017 ASA Annual Meeting in Montreal.

2016 Award Recipients

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