American Sociological Association

Section on Crime, Law, and Deviance

Crime, Law, and Deviance Award Nominations Calls

James F. Short Jr Distinguished Article Award

The Crime, Law, and Deviance section seeks nominations for the 2020 James F. Short Jr. Distinguished Article Award. The award is given every two years for a distinguished article in crime, law, and deviance published in the preceding two years. Papers published during the calendar years 2018 and 2019 are eligible. Papers, including a nomination letter, should be sent to the committee chair, Dr. Sarah Shannon, via email at sshannon@uga.edu. Deadline: March 1, 2020

Crime, Law, and Deviance Distinguished Student Paper Award

The American Sociological Association’s section on Crime, Law, and Deviance invites submissions for the 2020 Distinguished Student Paper Award. This award is presented every year for the best paper authored by a graduate student. Papers may be conceptual or theoretical, and can address any topic in the sociology of crime, deviance, law, or criminal justice. Submissions may be sole- or multiple-authored, but all authors must be students at the time of submission. Papers should be article length (approximately 30 double spaced pages) and should
follow the manuscript preparation guidelines used by the American Sociological Review. Papers accepted for publication at the time of submission are not eligible. The winner will receive $500 to offset the cost of attending the 2020 ASA meeting. Nominations, including self-nominations, may be sent to the committee chair, Dr. Danielle Rudes, via email at drudes@gmu.edu. Deadline: March 1, 2020