History of Sociology Call for Awards Nomination

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GRADUATE STUDENT PRIZE COMMITTEE

This award recognizes excellence in graduate student research in the field of history of sociology. Students who were actively enrolled (full- or part-time) in a graduate sociology program as of December 15, 2013 may submit one scholarly paper for consideration for this award. The submission may be an unpublished manuscript, an article submitted or accepted for publication, or a single chapter of a thesis or dissertation, and should address a theoretical or empirical problem central to the history of sociology. Members of the current award committee are ineligible for the award. The paper, along with a cover letter, must be submitted by email to all the members of the committee no later than March 15, 2014. Nominees will be notified of the committee's decision at the beginning of May 2014.

The members of the committee this year are:

Peter Baehr, Lingnan (chair), peterbaehr20@gmail.com
Marcus Hunter, Yale, marcus.hunter@yale.edu
Mikaila Arthur, Rhode Island College, marthur@ric.edu
Robert Owens (Chicago), student member, browens@uchicago.edu
Eleni Arzoglou (Harvard), student member, arzoglou@fas.harvard.edu


LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT SELECTION COMMITTEE

This award recognizes sociologists who have made outstanding contributions to the history of sociology throughout their career, or who have made groundbreaking innovations or produced significant bodies of scholarly work in the history of sociology. Nominees must be sociologists. Letters of nomination should highlight the nominee's outstanding innovation(s), career, and contributions to the history of sociology. Self-nominations are welcome if accompanied by a letter of support from another member of ASA. Members of the current Lifetime Achievement Award Committee are ineligible for the award. To nominate an individual, send a nomination letter, the nominee's cv, and samples of the nominee's work by email to all three members of the award committee (see below). Nominations must arrive no later than March 15, 2014. Nominees will be notified of the committee's decision at the beginning of May 2014.

The members of the committee this year are:
Charles Camic, Northwestern (chair), c-camic@northwestern.edu
Vera Zolberg, New School, zolbergv@newschool.edu
Kristin Luker, Berkeley, kristinluker@gmail.com


DISTINGUISHED SCHOLARLY PUBLICATION SELECTION COMMITTEE

This award honors sociologists who have made significant contributions to the history of sociology by writing books or articles on the 'cutting edge' of sociological inquiry. Only monographs, articles, or edited works published in 2012 or 2013 are eligible. The author(s) or editor(s) must be sociologists. All texts submitted for consideration should be accompanied by a letter of nomination highlighting the text's significant contribution to the history of sociology. Self-nominations are welcome if accompanied by a letter of support from another member of ASA. Members of the current Distinguished Scholarly Publication Award committee are not eligible for this award. Nominations of articles should be sent by email to all members of the awards committee. Books should be sent by regular mail to all committee members. Nominations must be received no later than March 15, 2014. Nominees will be notified of the committee's decision at the beginning of May 2014.

 

The members of the committee this year are:

Silvia Pedraza (chair), Department of Sociology, University of Michigan, 500 S. State St, 3001 LSA Building, Ann Arbor MI 48109-1382, spedraza@umich.edu

Nico Stehr, Zeppelin Universität gemeinnuetzige GmbH, Am Seemooser Horn 20, D-88045 Friedrichshafen, Lake Constance, Germany, nico.stehr@t-online.de

Julie Zimmerman, Department of Community and Leadership Development, 500 Garrigus, University of Kentucky, Lexington KY 40546-0215, jzimm@uky.edu