Nominations were due by March 31, 2018. Check back for information about next year's awards.
The Peace, War and Social Conflict Section's Robin M. Williams, Jr. Award for Distinguished Contributions to Scholarship, Teaching, and Service: The Section shall give an Award for Distinguished Contributions to Scholarship, Teaching, and Service named to honor Robin Williams to recognize his contributions to the study of social conflict, conflict resolution, and war as well as his role as a founding member of the Section. This award shall honor a Section member who has had an outstanding scholarly career in the study of peace, war, genocide, military institutions, or social conflict, has made important contributions to teaching the sociology of peace, war, and social conflict, and/or has given outstanding service to the ASA Section on Peace, War, and Social Conflict. Please send nominations to Alair MacLean (email@example.com).
The Peace, War and Social Conflict Section's Outstanding Book Award: The Section provides an award for the best book on issues related to peace, war, and/or social conflict. Nominations are requested from the members of the section, and all books relevant to the section’s interests published in the previous year (i.e. published in 2017) are eligible. Please send emailed nominations to the PWSC Book Award Chair, Marie Berry (firstname.lastname@example.org), who will send the physical addresses where books should be sent.
The Peace, War and Social Conflict Section's Elise Boulding Student Paper Award: The offers a student paper award, named in honor of Elise Boulding to recognize her contributions to the study of peace and her role as a founding member of the Section. Papers submitted for the student paper award should be unpublished, while published papers or those accepted for publication should be submitted to the published paper award. We welcome submissions from undergraduate and graduate students. All authors should be students at the time of submission. Send papers to the PWSC Student Paper Award Chair Michael Schwartz (email@example.com) for distribution to the committee.
The Peace, War and Social Conflict Section's Outstanding Published Article: The Section puts forward an award for the best published journal article or book chapter. Nominations are solicited from the members of the section, and all papers relevant to peace, war, and/or social conflict that were published in the previous calendar year (i.e. published in 2017) are eligible. Please send nominations including PDFs of the article/chapter to the PWSC Article Award Committee Chair Brenda Moore (firstname.lastname@example.org) for distribution to the committee.