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American Sociological Association: Sociological Practice and Public Sociology Awards
Sociological Practice and Public Sociology Call for Awards Nominees Statement
The Robert Dentler Award for Outstanding Student Achievement
Is for up to two graduate students who have made a promising contribution to the field, such as a project or paper in the areas of sociological practice and public sociology. Work done within the three years prior to the conferral of the award will be considered. Products of graduate-level classes, internships, or independent projects are eligible. An award recipient who attends the 2013 ASA Annual Meeting in New York City will receive a cash award of to offset travel expenses. Nominations should consist of a letter detailing the nominees contributions, a copy of the paper or other project, and supporting materials such as a curriculum vitae or resume, and/or other additional letters of support. Please send nominations by May 15, 2013 to Henry Brownstein (firstname.lastname@example.org), the ASA SPPS Section Chair. Please also cc our Section Secretary/Treasurer Angela Aidala (email@example.com). Self-nominations are welcome.
The William Foote Whyte Award
Is given to an individual who has made a notable contribution to sociological practice and public sociology, which can include several of the following elements: outstanding clinical, applied or public sociological work, exceptional service to the section, publications that advance both the theory and methods of sociological practice or public sociology, or mentoring and training of students for careers in sociological practice or public sociology. For 2013 the Section Awards Committee has selected Rosabeth Moss Kanter, the Ernest L. Arbuckle Professor at Harvard Business School, for this prestigious award. She will be participating in a special panel organized by the Section in her honor at the ASA meeting in New York City.