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Community and Urban Sociology Call for Awards Nominations

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The Community and Urban Sociology Section's 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 Chairperson Jan Lin, Occicential University,   e-mail: jlin@oxy.edu

Deadline April 30th.

 

The Community and Urban Sociology Section's 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 2013 or 2014. 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 May 1, 2015.

Please send a short statement of nomination and a copy of the article to:

Leonard Nevarez, Vassar College (lenevarez@vassar.edu)
 

The Community and Urban Sociology Section's 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 2013 or 2014. 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 April 30th 2015.  Please contact the committee chair for more information: Michael Bader, American University (bader@american.edu)
 

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 (2013 or 2014). 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 all committee members listed below  by April, 30 2015.

Alexandra Murphy (murphyal@michigan.edu)

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL NOMINEES MUST BE REGISTERED MEMBERS OF THE ASA
TO BE CONSIDERED FOR SECTION AWARDS