American Sociological Association

Section on Economic Sociology

Economic Sociology Award Nominations Calls

Zelizer Award for Best Book

The Economic Sociology Section invites nominations for the 2020 Zelizer Book Award for an outstanding book published in the field of economic sociology. Eligible books must have a 2018 or 2019 publication date. Authors are welcome to nominate their own work. Nominees must already be Section members or must join the Section. To nominate a book, please send a hard copy of the book to all four committee members listed below by March 16, 2020. Letters of nomination are not required from ASA members. Publishers who wish to submit a book for consideration must include a nomination letter that states how the book contributes to economic sociology. Please direct any inquiries to Monica Prasad m-prasad@northwestern.edu.

Committee Members:


Monica Prasad, Chair
Zelizer Book Award Committee
Department of Sociology
1810 Chicago Ave.
Evanston, IL 60208

Angeline Grigoryeva
Zelizer Book Award Committee
UofT / Sociology, Room 290 
725 Spadina Ave, Room 290 
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2J4 
Canada

Kevan Harris
Zelizer Book Award Committee
284 Haines Hall
375 Portola Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Brian Sargent
Zelizer Book Award Committee
Thompson Hall
200 Hicks Way
Amherst, MA 01003

Ariel Wilkis 
Zelizer Book Award Committee
DECANATO IDAES 
UNSAM Edificio de Ciencias Sociales - Campus Miguelete
Av. 25 de mayo 1021, CP 1650
San Martín, Pcia. de Buenos Aires, 
Argentina
 

 

Granovetter Award for Best Article

The Economic Sociology Section invites nominations for the 2020 Granovetter Prize for an outstanding article published in the field of economic sociology. Eligible publications must have a 2018 or 2019 publication date. Authors are encouraged to nominate their own work. Letters of nomination are not required. Stand-alone chapters from edited volumes are eligible for this award.  Nominees must already be Section members or must join the Section.  An electronic copy should be sent no later than March 16, 2020 to all members of the Granovetter Award Committee. Please direct any inquiries to Angele Christin angelec@stanford.edu.
Committee Members:
Angele Christin (Chair) angelec@stanford.edu
Alison Gerber alison.gerber@soc.lu.se
Juan-Pablo Pardo Guerra jpardoguerra@ucsd.edu
Tristan Bothelo tristan.botelho@yale.edu

 

Burt Best Student Paper Award

The Economic Sociology Section invites nominations for the 2020 Ronald Burt Outstanding Student Paper Award for a paper written by a graduate student in the field of economic sociology. Papers may be either published or unpublished, but must have been authored by students who have not received their Ph.D. by March 16, 2020. Students are encouraged to nominate their own work. Letters of nomination are not required. Nominees must already be Section members or must join the Section. Papers co-authored with faculty are not eligible for the Burt award. Electronic copies of the paper should be sent no later than March 16, 2020 to all members of the Burt Award Committee. Please direct any inquiries to Alexandra Kalev akalev19@gmail.com.
Committee Members:

Alexandra Kalev (Co-Chair) akalev19@gmail.com 

Daniel Fridman (Co-Chair) dfridman@utexas.edu

Daniel Beunza  daniel.beunza@city.ac.uk

Adina Sterling adinad@stanford.edu
 

 

Best Student Paper in Economic Sociology and Entrepreneurship   

The Economic Sociology Section invites nominations for a new travel award for the Best Student Paper in Economic Sociology and Entrepreneurship, awarded to a paper written by a graduate student on the topic of entrepreneurship, broadly defined, and accepted by the Economic Sociology Section for presentation at a session or roundtable. Papers that address pressing economic and/or social problems and possess practical implications are particularly welcome. Thanks to a sponsorship from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, ESS will give up to two travel awards per year of $1,500 to qualified graduate students to cover the cost of attending the ASA conference along with recognition of the receipt of the award at the annual conference.  Papers may be either published or unpublished, but must have been authored by students who have not received their Ph.D. by April 10, 2020. Students are encouraged to nominate their own work. Letters of nomination are not required. Nominees must already be Section members or must join the Section. Applicants must have no current existing financial relationship with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.  Papers co-authored with faculty are not eligible for this award. Electronic copies of the paper should be sent no later than April 10, 2020 to:

Emily Barman (Chair) eabarman@bu.edu