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American Sociological Association: Community and Urban Sociology Awards
Community and Urban Sociology Call for Awards Nominations
The Robert and Helen Lynd Career - Lifetime Achievement Award
The Robert and Helen Lynd Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes distinguished career achievement in community and urban sociology. Nominators should send all committee members an email letter stating the case for the nominee winning the award and attaching a copy of the nominee's vitae. Although the award is for a body of work of sociological importance, neither the nominator nor the nominee need be members of the Community and Urban Sociology section or of the American Sociological Association. Please send nominations to Derek Hyra (email@example.com), committee chair, via email by March 1, 2013. Seconding letters are welcome.
The Robert E. Park Award for Best Book.
The Park Award (formerly the Park Book Award) goes to the author(s) of the best book published in the past two years. Nominations are now being sought for books that appeared in 2011 or 2012. Nominations should include standard bibliographic information about the work, a brief comment on its merits, and copies of the book.
Please submit all nominations and required materials to the committee members by March 1, 2013. Please send one book to EACH committee member, for a total of three books, at the following addresses:
Sociology and Global Urban Studies Program
Michigan State University
Queens College, CUNY
50 Merriam Ave
Bronxville, NY 10708
The Jane Addams Award for Best Article.
The Jane Addams Award (formerly the Park Article Award) goes to authors of the best scholarly article in community and urban sociology published in the past two years. Nominations are now being sought for articles that appeared in 2011 or 2012. Nominations should include standard bibliographic information about the work and a brief comment on its merits. To facilitate distributing articles for committee review, we are also requesting electronic submission of articles when possible. Please send article nominations electronically to the Awards committee chair by March 1, 2013.
Department of Sociology
University of Connecticut, Unit 1068
344 Mansfield Road
Storrs, CT 06269
RWJ Health and Society Scholars
Colonial Penn Center
University of Pennsylvania
3641 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Assistant Professor of Sociology
575 Holmes Hall
Boston, MA 02115
CUSS Student Paper Award
The CUSS Student Paper Award goes to the student author of the paper the award committee regards as the best graduate student paper in community and urban sociology. The competition is open to both published and unpublished article-length papers (roughly 25 pages in length without tables or references) written by a graduate student in the last two years (2011 or 2012). The committee will accept sole-authored and multiple-authored papers as long as the applicant is the lead or senior author. No student-faculty collaborations can be accepted. The Committee will select the paper that demonstrates the most thoughtful, competent or innovative analysis of a theoretical or empirical issue that is germane to the Section’s main interests. Please send all papers electronically to the committee chair, Karyn Lacy, by March 1, 2013
Karyn Lacy, Chair
Department of Sociology and Center for Afro-American and African Studies
University of Michigan
500 S State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109