Junior Scholar Award
The recipient should have completed their Ph.D. in the previous five years and be a member of the Section. This award will be based on accomplishments such as publications and grants; however, an outstanding publication may be sufficient for a recent Ph.D. The recipient should also demonstrate an independent line of research. Members should submit nominations for the Junior Scholar Award to Kathryn Nowotny (firstname.lastname@example.org), no later than May 1, 2016.
Senior Scholar Award
The recipient should be a member of the Section. This award will be based on accomplishments such as publications, grants, and overall contributions to the sociology of alcohol, drugs, and tobacco. Members should submit nominations for the Senior Scholar Award to Ellen Benoit (email@example.com), no later than May 1, 2016.
Bruce D. Johnson Graduate Student Paper Award
This award recognizes excellence in graduate student research in the sociology of alcohol, drugs, and tobacco. To be eligible, students must be currently enrolled in a graduate sociology program and not have earned a degree at the time of submission. Students may submit one scholarly paper for consideration. It may be an unpublished manuscript, an article submitted or accepted for publication, or a single chapter from a thesis or dissertation. The paper should address a theoretical or empirical problem central to the study of alcohol, drugs, and tobacco. The paper along with a cover letter must be submitted electronically to Wendy Chapkis (firstname.lastname@example.org), no later than May 1, 2016.