The Latina/Latino Sociology Section Call for Awards Nominees
 

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Latina/o Sociology Section Founders Award

Deadline: 3/25/2016

The Latina/o Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association recognizes with this award a current or former member of the Section who over the years has made outstanding contributions to the Section. The selected individual has given time and energy to strengthen the visibility and status of the Section, worked with colleagues on projects related to the Section, and mentored numerous students. The recipient of the award is a recognized leader in the Section and has an impressive record of research that has made an impact in the area of Latina/o Sociology.

Committee:
Nomination materials (e.g., letters, publications) should be sent as a package to each committee member by March 25, 2016. Please direct questions regarding the nomination process to Ramiro Martinez (R.Martinez@neu.edu), chair of the 2016 Founders Award committee.

Latina/o Sociology Section's Julian Samora Distinguished Career Award

Deadline: 3/25/2016

The Latina/o Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association recognizes with this award an outstanding individual who has contributed to the field of Latina/o Sociology with not only scholarly publications, but also teaching and mentoring. In nominating an individual for the award, please include a letter describing this individual's contribution the area of Latina/o Sociology, to teaching and mentoring. In nominating an individual for the award, please include a letter describing this individual's contribution the area of Latina/o Sociology. Examples of scholarship should be included either as attachments (if they are articles) or as copies of a recent book published. Self-nominations are encouraged.

Committee:
Nomination materials (e.g., letters, publications) should be sent as a package to each committee member by March 25, 2016. Please direct questions regarding the nomination process to Maxine Baca-Zinn (zinnm@msu.edu), chair of the 2016 Julian Samora Distinguished Career Award Committee.

Latina/o Sociology Section Distinguished Contribution to Research Book Award

Deadline: 3/25/2016

The Latina/o Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association recognizes with this award a colleague who published an outstanding book in the area of Latina/o Studies in 2014 or 2015. The book should not be an edited or reprinted volume. A member of the Latina/o Studies Section must nominate the book. Self nominations are encouraged, but books nominated by the publisher alone will not be considered. Nominations should include a brief comment on the book’s merits and its contribution to the field of Latina/o Sociology. Arrangements must be made for the publisher to send copies of the book to each member of the committee by March 25, 2016.

Committee:
Books should be sent to the following committee members:

Sarah Mayorga-Gallo (Chair)
Department of Sociology University of Cincinnati
844 Lafayette Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45220.

Jessica Vasquez-Tokos
Department of Sociology
1291 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-1291

Sylvia Zamora
Department of Sociology
University of Chicago Social Science Research
414 1126 East 59th Street
Chicago, IL 60637

Latina/o Sociology Section Distinguished Contribution to Research Article Award

Deadline: 3/25/2016

The Latina/o Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association recognizes with this award a colleague who has published an outstanding article in the area of Latina/o Studies in 2014 or 2015. Self-nominations are encouraged. If you are nominating an article, please send to each member of the committee a brief comment on the manuscript's merits and its contribution to the field of Latina/o Sociology and a PDF copy of the article by March 25, 2016.

Committee:
Copies of the article should be sent via email to the following committee members:

Cristina Mora (Chair) Email: cmora@berkeley.edu
Glenda Flores Email: gmflores@uci.edu
Lorena Garcia Email: lorena@uic.edu

Please direct questions regarding the nomination process to Cristina Mora (cmora@berkeley.edu), chair of the 2016 Distinguished Contribution to Research Article Award Committee.

Latina/o Sociology Section's Cristina Maria Riegos Student Paper Award

Deadline: 3/25/2016

The Latina/o Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association recognizes with this award an outstanding paper authored by a student in the area of Latina/o Studies. The paper must have made "public appearance" in 2014 or 2015 as a class submission, delivered at a seminar, presented at a professional meeting, or accepted for publication. Self nominations are encouraged. To qualify for the competition, the author must be a student at the time of paper submission and the paper must be either single authored by a student or co-authored with other students. Please send a copy of the paper (Word or PDF) to each member of the committee with a brief comment on the manuscript's merits and its contribution to the field of Latina/o Sociology by March 25, 2016.

Committee:
Please email copies of the paper to the following committee members:

Michael Rodriguez-Muniz (Chair) Email: mrodriguezm@uchicago.edu
Veronica Terriquez Email: terriquez@ucsc.edu
Elizabeth Vaquera Email: evaquera@usf.edu

Please direct questions regarding the nomination process to Michael Rodriguez-Muniz (mrodriguezm@uchicago.edu), chair of the 2016 Student Paper Award Committee.

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