Section on Disability and Society Call for Awards Nominees

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Sociology of Disability and Society Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Award

This award recognizes an outstanding paper on the sociology of disability, authored by one or more graduate student members of the section, which has been accepted for presentation at the next ASA annual meeting. Papers with faculty co-authors are ineligible. To nominate yourself for the award, please send (1) a copy of your acceptance notification to present at the 2015 ASA meetings; 2) a copy of your paper; and 3) confirmation of your graduate student status, such as a letter from a faculty mentor, to the Awards Committee Chair, Richard Scotch, at richard.scotch@utdallas.edu no later than May 1, 2015

 

Sociology of Disability and Society Outstanding Publication Award

The Outstanding Publication in the Sociology of Disability Award is given in alternating years, either for 1) the best journal article or chapter in an edited volume authored or co-authored by a Section member that has made (or is likely to make) an impact on the sociology of disability in the preceding two years, with awards made every second year, beginning in the 2014-15 academic year; or for 2) the best published book authored or co-authored by a Section member that has made (or is likely to make) an impact on the sociology of disability in the preceding two years, with awards made once every second year, beginning in the 2015-2016 academic year. Individuals could be nominated by colleagues or self-nominated, with selection made by a panel of the Section’s awards committee. The selection panel could, in unusual circumstances, make multiple awards.

To nominate or self-nominate for the 2015 award for best published journal article or chapter in an edited volume, please send a copy of your article or chapter to the Awards Committee Chair, Richard Scotch, at richard.scotch@utdallas.edu no later than March 1, 2015.

 

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