American Sociological Association

Section on Mathematical Sociology

Mathematical Sociology Award Nominations Calls

Graduate Student Paper Award

The Mathematical Sociology section is accepting submissions for the Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Award. This award is presented for a paper written by one or more graduate students that makes a significant contribution to mathematical sociology.  Papers can be published or unpublished.  The submission can consist of a dissertation chapter, but not the entire dissertation.  The submission must have been written or published during the three years prior to the award year. The author/first author must be a graduate student at the time of submission, and all authors must be graduate students when the paper was written.  Self-nominations are welcome.  To be eligible, the corresponding author must be a member of the section. Please email a copy of the paper and a nomination letter to Christopher Marcum (chris.marcum@nih.gov), award committee chair, by April 15th, 2019. 

 

Outstanding Article Publication Award

The Mathematical Sociology section is accepting submissions for the Outstanding Article Publication Award.  The award is presented for a published article making significant contributions to the field of mathematical sociology.  Eligible papers must have been published during the past three years prior to the award year, and self-nominations are welcome.  Please submit papers and a nomination letter to Arnout van de Rijt (arnoutvanderijt@gmail.com), award committee chair, by April 15th, 2019.

 

Harrison White Outstanding Book Award

The Section on Mathematical Sociology is accepting submissions for the Harrison White Outstanding Book Award.  The award is presented for a published book making significant contributions to the field of mathematical sociology.  Eligible books must have been published during the past four years prior to the award year; nominations must come from members of the American Sociological Association, and self-nominations are welcome.  Please send materials to Pamela Emanuelson (pamela.emanuelson@ndsu.edu), award committee chair, by April 15, 2019.

 

Outstanding Dissertation-in-Progress Award

The Outstanding Dissertation-in-Progress award provides a grant of $2,500 to meet some of the scholarly expenses of a student whose dissertation employs mathematics in an interesting, imaginative or ingenious way to advance sociological knowledge. The applicant should submit a copy of his or her approved dissertation proposal, with a list of any requirements added by the graduate committee. The packet should also include a letter of support from the student’s sponsor, which describes the student’s qualifications for the completed task and the potential importance of the project. Applicants must be members of the Mathematical Sociology section in good standing, and must agree to remain members through the period to be covered by the grant. Please send a copy of the dissertation proposal and a nomination letter to Marcel Van Assen (m.a.l.m.vanassen@uvt.nl), award committee chair, by April 15, 2019.  (Letters of support may be sent to the chair under separate cover; please indicate the name of the letter writer in the application packet.)