American Sociological Association

Section on Political Economy of the World-System

Political Economy of the World-System Award Nominations Calls

2019 PEWS Terence K. Hopkins Student Paper Award

Nominations are invited for the 2019 PEWS Distinguished Article Award and the 2018 PEWS Terence K. Hopkins Student Paper Award for the best student paper. To be eligible, papers must be published with copyright date falling in the two calendar years prior to the year of the award (2017 or 2018). Nominations for PEWS section article awards should include a brief statement of how the article is relevant to the political economy of the world-system, and the nominator must make arrangements for copies of the article to be sent via email to all members of the article awards committee. Nominations are due by March 1, 2019. The nominator and the author of the article (at least one author of a co-authored work) must be current members of the PEWS section at the time of nomination. Authors are invited to self-nominate for the award. For further information, contact Lu Zhang at lu.zhang1@temple.edu

Committee Members:
Lu Zhang (chair)
lu.zhang1@temple.edu

Alvin Camba
alvincamba.com

Mara Fridell
fridellm@umanitoba.ca

 

PEWS Distinguished Article Award

Nominations are invited for the 2019 PEWS Distinguished Article Award for the best student paper. To be eligible, papers must be published with copyright date falling in the two calendar years prior to the year of the award (2017 or 2018). Nominations for PEWS section article awards should include a brief statement of how the article is relevant to the political economy of the world-system, and the nominator must make arrangements for copies of the article to be sent via email to all members of the article awards committee. Nominations are due by March 1, 2019. The nominator and the author of the article (at least one author of a co-authored work) must be current members of the PEWS section at the time of nomination. Authors are invited to self-nominate for the award. For further information, 
contact Lu Zhang at lu.zhang1@temple.edu

Committee Members:
Lu Zhang (chair)
lu.zhang1@temple.edu

Alvin Camba
alvincamba.com

Mara Fridell
fridellm@umanitoba.ca

 

2019 PEWS Distinguished Book Award

Nominations are invited for the 2019 PEWS Distinguished Book Award. The award shall be for the best book or books published with copyright date falling in the two calendar years prior to the year of the award (2017 or 2018). Nominations for the PEWS section book award should include a brief statement of how the book is relevant to the political economy of the world-system, and the nominator must make arrangements for copies of the book to be sent to all members of the book award committee. Both electronic nomination letters for the book award, and hard copies of the nominated book, should be sent to the entire committee. Nominations are due by March 1, 2019. The nominator and the author of the book (at least one author of a co-authored work) must be current members of the PEWS section at the time of nomination. Authors are invited to self-nominate for the award. For further information, contact Tanya Golash-Boza at tgolash-boza@ucmerced.edu.

Committee Members:
Tanya Golash-Boza (chair)
Department of Sociology
University of California, Merced
5200 N. Lake Road
Merced, CA 95343
tgolash-boza@ucmerced.edu

Victoria Reyes
Department of Sociology
University of California - Riverside
1204 Watkins Hall
Riverside, CA 92521
vreyes@ucr.edu

Marion Dixon
Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
Point Park University
201 Wood Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
mdixon@pointpark.edu

 

PEWS Award for Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Nominations are invited for the 2019 PEWS Award for Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. This biennial award is given in odd years to a member of PEWS who is an outstanding advocate for issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion. This award recognizes an individual who demonstrates a sustained commitment to dismantling institutional barriers within universities and other institutions of scholarly exchange (e.g. conferences, etc.) that limit the educational and professional attainment of underrepresented students and faculty, including those in the Global South. The nomination materials should include:
1. A letter of nomination detailing the nominee’s specific efforts to dismantle institutional barriers facing underrepresented scholars through their service, research, and teaching.
2. 1-2 letters of support detailing the nominee’s outstanding contributions and commitment to the advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Other evidence (e.g. reports, etc.) can be submitted but is not required.
3. A current vita for the nominee.
Please send these materials electronically to the Award Committee. Nominations are due by March 1, 2019. The nominee must be a current member of the PEWS section at the time of nomination. Self-nominations are encouraged. THE AWARD IS OPEN TO GRADUATE STUDENTS, TENURE-TRACK, TENURED, AND CONTINGENT FACULTY. For further information, contact Amy A. Quark at aaquark@wm.edu.

Amy Quark
aaquark@wm.edu 

Devparna Roy
droy9@naz.edu

Roy Kwon
rkwon@laverne.edu