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  1. 2011 Awards

    Distinguished Career Award

    John W. Meyer
    Professor Emeritus of Sociology, Stanford University

    Award committee: Salvatore Babones, Terence Halliday, and Hwaji Shin

    Best Scholarly Book Award

    Sarah Babb
    Behind the Development Banks: Washington Politics, World Poverty, and the Wealth of Nations (University of Chicago Press, 2009)

    Susan Eva Eckstein
    The Immigrant Divide: How Cuban Americans Changed the US and their Homeland (Routledge, 2009)

  2. 2011 Council

    • Chair: Sarah Babb (Boston College)
    • Chair-Elect: Julia Adams, Yale University
    • Secretary/Treasurer: Gili Drori (Stanford University) and Maria Charles (University of California, Santa Barbara)

    Council

    • Lauren Langman, Loyola University Chicago
    • Peggy Levitt, Wellesley College
    • Nitsan Chorev, Brown University
    • Alex Hicks, Emory University
    • Nina Bandelj, University of California at Irvine
  3. Call for Nominations - Global and Transnational Sociology Awards for 2012

    Nominations (including self nominations) are now being accepted for the 2012 Global and Transnational Sociology awards! The deadline for all nominations is March 1 2012, and the winners will be announced at the section reception in Denver. The awards are described below.

  4. 2012 Awards

    Announcing the G&TS awards for 2012! The awards will be presented at our section reception at ASA on Friday, August 17th at 6:30 p.m. Many thanks to everybody who sent in nominations; and a very special thanks to our hard-working Awards Committee!

    Best Book

    Julian Go. 2012. Patterns of Empire: The British and American Empires, 1688 to the Present. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

  5. 2012 Council

    • Chair: Julia Adams, Yale University
    • Chair-Elect: Ann Swidler, University of California at Berkeley
    • Secretary/Treasurer: Colin Beck, Pomona College

    Council

    • Nitsan Chorev, Brown University
    • Alex Hicks, Emory University
    • Nina Bandelj, University of California at Irvine
    • Sigrid Quack, Max Planck Institute, Cologne, Germany
    • Kiyoteru Tsutstui, University of Michigan
    • Pamela Paxton, University of Texas
  6. Denver 2012: Global and Transnational Sociology Section ASA Pre-Conference

    Thursday, August 16, 2012
    Room 112, Colorado Convention Center

    The Global and Transnational Sociology pre-conference will provide an opportunity for section members to get better acquainted with one another and to engage in lively intellectual conversations related to global and transnational sociology.

  7. Call for Nominations – 2013 Global and Transnational Sociology ASA Section Awards

    Nominations (including self nominations) are now being accepted for the 2013 Global and Transnational Sociology awards! The deadline for all nominations is March 1st 2013, and the winners will be announced at the section reception in New York. The awards are described below.

  8. 2013 Awards

    Best Scholarly Book Award

    Michael Mann, Sources of Social Power Vol. 3: Global Empires and Revolution, 1890-1945 (Cambridge University Press, 2012)

    Michael Mann delivers the third volume of his study of power "from the beginning" to our own time. The current volume explores the major European colonial empires, Communist revolutions, the rise of American empire, the Great Depression, fascism, and the two major wars of the 20th century.

  9. 2013 Council

    • Chair: Ann Swidler, University of California at Berkeley
    • Chair-Elect: John Lie, University of California at Berkeley
    • Secretary/Treasurer: Colin Beck, Pomona College

    Council

    • Nitsan Chorev, Brown University
    • Alex Hicks, Emory University
    • Nina Bandelj, University of California at Irvine
    • Sigrid Quack, Max Planck Institute, Cologne, Germany
    • Kiyoteru Tsutstui, University of Michigan
  10. Graduate Student Mentoring Lunch at ASA 2013

    An Invitation to Graduate Students

    Are you interested in discussing your research, meeting like-minded peers, and discussing the latest academic developments with senior scholars?

    The Global & Transnational and Comparative & Historical sections of the ASA are jointly sponsoring a grad mentoring and networking lunch at the August meetings, Monday the 12th. Venue TBA.