American Sociological Association

Section on Religion

Section Award Call

Section Award Nominations, 2018

 

DISTINGUISHED BOOK AWARD
The ASA Sociology of Religion Section solicits nominations for the 2018 Distinguished Book Award. The award honors a book that makes an outstanding contribution to the sociology of religion. Books published in the previous two years (copyright date of 2016 or 2017) are eligible for the 2018 award. Nominated authors must be members of the ASA Religion Section in order for their book to be considered. Please have publishers send copies of books nominated for the award to each of the four committee members no later than March 1st, 2018 to be considered for the award. Books may be nominated for the award by authors, publishers, or others.

Book Award Committee
Please send nominated books to each committee member at the addresses below.

Kraig Beyerlein, University of Notre Dame (Chair)- kbeyerl1@nd.edu
Department of Sociology
University of Notre Dame
4060 Jenkins Nanovic
Notre Dame, IN 46556

Kelsey Burke, University of Nebraska Lincoln - kburke@unl.edu
Department of Sociology
711 Oldfather Hall
Lincoln, NE 68588-0324

Ellen Idler, Emory University - eidler@emory.edu
Department of Sociology
1555 Dickey Dr.
225 Tarbutton Hall
Atlanta, GA 30322

John Schmalzbauer, Missouri State University - jschmalzbauer@missouristate.edu
Department of Religious Studies
Missouri State University
901 S. National Ave
Springfield, MO 65897

DISTINGUISHED ARTICLE AWARD
The ASA Sociology of Religion Section solicits nominations for the 2018 Distinguished Article Award. The award honors a peer-reviewed journal article or book chapter that makes an outstanding contribution to the sociology of religion. Articles and chapters published in the previous two years (2016, 2017) are eligible for the 2018 award, and nominated authors must be members of the ASA Religion Section. Papers will be accepted in electronic form only. Please email a copy to the committee chair (listed below) no later than March 1st, 2018 to be considered for the award. Articles may be submitted by authors, editors, or others.

Article Award Committee
Please send nominated articles to committee chair

Amy Burdette, Florida State, Chair - aburdette@fsu.edu
Jeff Guhin, UCLA
Robert Braun, Northwestern University
Kelly Chong, The University of Kansas

STUDENT PAPER AWARD
The ASA Sociology of Religion Section solicits nominations for the 2018 Student Paper Award. The award honors work that makes an outstanding contribution to the sociology of religion. Either published or unpublished papers are eligible. If the paper has been published, it may not compete for both the Student Paper Award and the Distinguished Article Award. Papers may not be longer than 40 double-spaced manuscript pages, including notes, tables, and references. Authors must be students and members of the Section at the time the paper is submitted, and the papers must have been presented or published in 2016 or 2017 to eligible for the 2018 award. Papers will be accepted in electronic form only. Please email a copy to the committee chair (listed below) no later than March 1st, 2018 to be considered for the award. Papers may be submitted by authors or by others. Students may submit only one paper per year.

Student Paper Award Committee
Please send nominated papers to committee chair:

Amy Reynolds, Wheaton College, Chair - Amy.Reynolds@wheaton.edu
Amy McDowell, University of Mississippi
Orestes “Pat” Hastings, Colorado State University
Damon Mayrl, Colby College