Each year, ASA recognizes a wide range of contributions to the discipline of sociology. ASA presents awards for outstanding scholarship, teaching, practice, and advancing the public understanding of sociology. The deadline to submit nominations is January 31, 2018. Read the calls and learn more at www.asanet.org/awards.
Nominations Sought for 2018 Section Awards
Each year, the ASA’s 52 sections celebrate the achievements of sociologists working in their topic areas. Awards are given for books, dissertations, articles, and student and career achievements. Consider nominating your colleagues and students. For more information about individual section awards, see www.asanet.org/section-awards.
Application Deadline: February 1
Sorokin Lecture Grants are available to allow selected winners of major ASA awards from the past two calendar years to deliver lectures at state, regional, or aligned sociological association meetings, or on academic campuses. ASA will cover the cost of travel and up to two days of hotel lodging for the lecturer. The host will be required to cover registration (if applicable) and any meals. Qualifying awards include:
The Student Forum Advisory Board (SFAB) is the official governing arm for the ASA Student Forum, which provides resources for graduate and undergraduate sociology students, helps develop networks among student members, and facilitates student participation in ASA by encouraging professional development and service. SFAB seeks nominations for new graduate and undergraduate student members. The term of commitment is September 1, 2018, through August 31, 2020. Nominees must be ASA student members at the time of nomination and, if elected, retain membership while serving.
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Julia Brown, born Julia Saparoff in Czarist Russia, often sat on Vladimir Lenin’s lap as a young girl when he visited her family. Later, the Russian Revolution pushed her family to emigrate to the United States where she would embark on a six-decade career as a sociologist.
The ASA presented the 2017 awards at this year’s Annual Meeting in Montréal. Congratulations to all of our distinguished winners..
This ASA Statement was released on August 22: