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Mathematical Sociology Outstanding Dissertation in Progress Award

This award provides a grant of $1,500 to meet some of the scholarly expenses of a student whose dissertation employs mathematics in an interesting, imaginative or ingenious way to advance sociological knowledge. The applicant should submit a copy of his or her approved dissertation proposal, with a list of any requirements added by the graduate committee. The packet should also include a letter of support from the student’s sponsor, which describes the student’s qualifications for the completed task and the potential importance of the project. The requirements include membership in the ASA and the mathematical sociology section during the period to be covered by the grant. Please send a copy of the dissertation proposal and a nomination letter by February 1, 2015 to:

Matthew Salganik,  Princeton University, Department of Sociology, 145 Wallace Hall, Princeton NJ 08544, mjs3@princeton.edu

 

Mathematical Sociology Outstanding Article Publication Award

This award honors an article that has made an outstanding contribution to mathematical sociology. Eligible articles must have been published during the three years prior to the award year. Please send a copy of the article and a nomination letter by February 1, 2015 to:

Amir Goldberg, Stanford University, Graduate School of Business, 655 Knight way, Stanford CA 94305, amirgo@stanford.edu

 

Mathematical Sociology Graduate Student Paper Award

This award is presented for the best paper written by a graduate student that makes a significant contribution to mathematical sociology. Papers can be published or unpublished. The submission can consist of a dissertation chapter, but not the entire dissertation. The submission must have been written or published during the three years prior to the award year. The author/first author must be a graduate student at the time of submission, and all authors must be graduate students when the paper was written. Nominations and self-nominations are welcome. Please send a copy of the paper and a nomination letter by February 1, 2015 to:

 James Montgomery,  University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Sociology, 1180 Observatort Drive, Madison WI 53706, jmontgom@ssc.wisc.edu

 

Mathematical Sociology Harrison White Outstanding Book Award

This award honors the book that has made an outstanding contribution to mathematical Sociology.  Eligible books must have been published in the four years prior to the award year.  Nominations must come from members of the American Sociological Association.  Nominations and self-nominations are welcome.  Please send a copy of the book and a nomination letter by February 1, 2015 to:

Noah Friedkin, University of California, Santa Barbara, Department of Sociology, 552 University Road, Santa Barbara CA 93106-9430, friedkin@soc.ucsb.edu

 

 

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