American Sociological Association

Section on Political Sociology

Political Sociology Award Nominations Calls

The Distinguished Career Award in Political Sociology

The deadline for nominations is March 15, 2020.

The Distinguished Career Award recognizes and celebrates a lifetime of contributions to the area(s) of political sociology. Nominations will be judged on the depth and breadth of the scholar’s impact on political sociology over the course of their career. Nominees must be at least a quarter of a century beyond graduating with their Ph.D.  Section members may nominate a distinguished scholar by sending:
1.    A letter (PDF or MSWord) of nomination, which outlines the candidate’s scholarly contributions to the field and provides assurance of the candidate’s willingness to be nominated;
2.    A copy of the candidate’s most recent curriculum vitae, and
3.    The full contact information for the nominee (including email address), to the nominating committee below.

The Distinguished Career Award Committee:

Richard Lachmann, University at Albany-SUNY (Chair) RL605@albany.edu 

Rebecca Emigh, UCLA emigh@soc.ucla.edu

Jeff Goodwin, New York University jeff.goodwin@nyu

The winner will be notified and announced prior to the ASA meetings.

The Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Book Award in Political Sociology

The deadline for nominations is March 15, 2020.

This award is given annually to the outstanding recent book in political sociology (we will not consider edited books for this award). To be eligible, the book must have a 2019 copyright date. The selection committee encourages self-nominations or suggestions of work by others. Nominations from publishers will not be accepted. To nominate a book for this award:
1.    Send a short letter (via e-mail) nominating the book to each committee member below and
2.    Have a copy of the book sent to each committee member, at the addresses below.

Geneviève Zubrzycki, University of Michigan (Chair) genez@umich.edu 
Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia
500 S. Church Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1042

David Brady david.brady@ucr.edu
School of Public Policy
INTS 4151
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
University of California, Riverside 2021 

Isaac Martin iwmartin@ucsd.edu
University of California, San Diego
Isaac Martin, #0517
Social Sciences, Room 315
7835 Trade St., Suite 100
San Diego, CA 92121

The winner will be notified and announced prior to the ASA meetings allowing presses to advertise the prize-winning book.

The Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship for an Article or Chapter Award for Political Sociology 

The deadline for nominations is March 15, 2020.

This award is offered annually for the outstanding recently published article or chapter in political sociology. To be eligible, submissions must have a 2019 publication date. The selection committee encourages either self-nominations or suggestions of work by others. (Please note that each author may have only one article nominated.) Please submit the following to the selection committee at their email addresses listed below:
1.    A brief nomination letter and
2.    A copy of the article or chapter.

The Best Article or Book Chapter Award Committee:

Hana Brown, Wake Forest University (Chair) brownhe@wfu.edu 

Cybelle Fox, UC Berkeley cfox@berkeley.edu 

Yan Long, UC Berkeley longyan@berkeley.edu

The winners will be notified and announced prior to the ASA meetings.

Best Graduate Student Paper Award

The deadline for nominations is March 15, 2020.

This award is offered annually for the best graduate student paper in political sociology. Persons who were graduate students at any time during calendar year 2019 are invited to submit published or unpublished papers for this award. To be eligible, papers must be either single authored or co-authored by two or more graduate students. Articles co-authored (and/or subsequently published jointly) by a faculty and a student are not eligible. Please note that each author may have only one article nominated. Please submit:
1.    A brief nomination letter,
2.    A copy of the article or chapter

All materials should be sent to each selection committee member at the e-mail addresses below.

Rachel Best, University of Michigan  (Chair) rkb@umich.edu  

Marco Garrido, University of Chicago garrido@uchicago.edu

Rachel Wetts, Brown University rachel_wetts@brown.edu

The winners will be notified and announced prior to the ASA meetings.