Sex and Gender Awards
The Sex and Gender Section sponsors a number of awards for outstanding scholarship. We are pleased to announce the following distinguished contributions to the field. Information about applying for the 2015 awards is below. An archive of previous winners is coming soon.
DISTINGUISHED ARTICLE AWARD
Contact: Elizabeth A. Armstrong (email@example.com)
Deadline: February 14, 2015
The 2015 Sex and Gender Distinguished Article Award Committee is currently accepting nominations of outstanding and innovative articles or book chapters published in 2013 or 2014. The award honors those who make a significant contri-bution to the field of sex and gender through an article or book chapter on the cutting edge of sociological inquiry. Au-thors need not be sociologists, and articles may be published in journals associated with disciplines other than sociology. Self-nominations are acceptable. To nominate a particular article or book chapter for this award, please submit a one-page letter explaining why the article makes a significant contribution to the sociology of sex and gender, along with an electronic version of the article/chapter to the Committee Chair, Elizabeth Armstrong, at firstname.lastname@example.org. In the subject line of your email please type "NOMINATION FOR SEX & GENDER ARTICLE AWARD." Nominees must be current members of the American Sociological Association. While not a requirement, we encourage nominees to become mem-bers of ASA's Sex and Gender section. Nomination deadline is February 14, 2015.
Elizabeth Armstrong, (Chair), University of Michigan (email@example.com)
Cawo Abdi, University of Minnesota
Chaitanya Lakkimsetti, Texas A&M University
Emily Mann, University of South Carolina
Beth Montemurro, Penn State University, Abington
Marik Xavier-Brier, Georgia State University
FEMINIST SCHOLAR-ACTIVIST AWARD
Contact: Sara Crawley, firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline: February 15, 2015
The Sex and Gender Section seeks nominations for the Feminist Scholar-Activist Award, established in 2010 to recognize and honor scholars who have used feminist research and strategies to foster social change in public understandings and treatments of gender. Nominees may have contributed to a range of efforts, including (but not limited to) critically en-gaged pedagogy, community-based or participatory research, translational work, advocacy research, media campaigns, and grassroots organizing. Scholar-activist efforts may be local, regional, national, or international, and nominations may recognize early-career, mid-career, and life-time achievement of individuals and groups. The committee will not consider self-nominations. Nominees must be current members of the American Sociological Association. While not a require-ment, we encourage nominees to become members of ASA's Sex and Gender section. To submit a nomination for the Feminist Scholar-Activist Award, please send a letter of nomination, a copy of the nominee’s vita, one additional support-ing letter, and any additional relevant supporting material to the Committee Chair, Sara Crawley, at email@example.com. Nomination deadline is February 15, 2015.
Sara Crawley (Chair), University of South Florida (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Laura Fantone, University of California, Berkeley
Rocio Garcia, UCLA
Gloria González-Lopez, University of Texas - Austin
Karen Hossfeld, San Francisco State University
Gail Murphy-Geiss, Colorado College
SALLY HACKER GRADUATE STUDENT PAPER AWARD
Contact: Laurel Westbrook, email@example.com
Deadline: February 16, 2015
Papers are currently being accepted for the 2015 Sally Hacker Graduate Student Paper Award in Sex and Gender. The paper should deal with a theoretical issue or empirical problem important to the field of sex and gender. It may be based on a dissertation that is still in progress or was completed and approved no earlier than February 2014. Papers based on master's theses or other research are also eligible. Papers should be journal length (35 pages maximum) and may be published or in manuscript. Self-nominations are acceptable. Nominees must be current members of the American Socio-logical Association. While not a requirement, we encourage nominees to become members of ASA's Sex and Gender sec-tion. Please send a letter of nomination and an electronic version of the paper to the Committee Chair, Laurel West-brook, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Nomination deadline is February 16, 2015.
Laurel Westbrook (Chair), Grand Valley State University (email@example.com)
Kristen M Barber, Southern Illinois University
Jennifer Carlson, University of Toronto
Hae Yeon Choo, University of Toronto
Amy S. Wharton, Washington State University
DISTINGUISHED BOOK AWARD
Contact: Shari Dworkin, Shari.Dworkin@ucsf.edu
Deadline: February 1, 2015
The 2015 Sex and Gender Distinguished book Award Committee is currently accepting nominations of outstanding and innovative books published in 2014, 2013, or 2012. This award honors those who make a significant contribution to the field of sex and gender through a distinguished manuscript that is on the cutting edge of sociological inquiry. Nominees must be current members of the American Sociological Association. While not a requirement, we encourage nominees to become members of ASA's Sex and Gender section. Self-nominations are acceptable, and authors need not be sociologists – though the books must be relevant to sociologists. Edited collections are ineligible; and nominations from publishers will not be accepted.
To nominate a book for this award:
Send a two-page letter via email explaining how this book makes a significant and innovative contribution to the sociology of sex and gender to the Committee Chair, Shari L. Dworkin, at firstname.lastname@example.org, and
Notify the book publisher to send copies of the books by February 1, 2015 to the chair and all the committee members (6 copies). Contact information for all committee members is below.
Please note that the nomination deadline for this award is February 1, 2015. No nomination letters will be accepted af-ter February 1, 2015.
Have publisher send books to EACH committee member listed below:
Shari L. Dworkin (Committee Chair), 3333 California Street, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Uni-versity of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94118
Ben Carrington, Department of Sociology, University of Texas at Austin, 305 East 23rd Street, Mailcode A1700, CLA 3.374, Austin, Texas, 78712
Chien-Juh Gu, Department of Sociology, Western Michigan University, 1903 West Michigan Avenue, 3220 San-gren Hall, Mail Stop 5257, Kalamazoo, MI, 49008-5257
Kelly Haesung Chong, Sociology Department, University of Kansas, 1415 Jayhawk Blvd., 716 Fraser Hall, Law-rence, KS, 66045-7540
Julia Sinclair-Palm, Program in Language, Culture, and Teaching, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, ON, M3J 1P3, Canada
Jocelyn Viterna, Department of Sociology and Social Studies, Harvard University, 33 Kirkland Street, 504 William James Hall, Cambridge, MA, 02138