American Sociological Association

Section on Race, Gender, and Class

Race, Gender, and Class Award Nomination Calls

Distinguished Career Award


The Race, Gender, and Class Distinguished Career Award was established to honor ASA RGC section members who have made significant contributions to the development of the field of race, gender, class, and related intersections over the course of their career. Please submit your nominations to the committee via our google form by Friday March 13, 2020. Complete nominations include name and contact information, up to 250 word rationale for the nomination, a list of up to 5 significant contributions (including but not limited to publications, creative project, research initiative, innovations in teaching/pedagogy, policy interventions, depth of mentorship, etc.), and current CV. Self-nominations are welcome. Must be member of the RGC section, unless the membership cost is prohibitive. Contact the committee chair Whitney Pirtle, University of California-Merced, wpirtle@ucmerced.edu, if you have any questions. (Form address: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeXJaawyN7tNkgmQKecbHNYW2LkVgd3Ah23QK0niPyEH3Pyfw/viewform?usp=sf_link)
 

Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Book Award
 

This award recognizes scholars who have made a significant contribution to the development of the integrative field of race, gender, and class through the publication of a book on the "cutting edge" of sociological inquiry. We accept nominations of books published (in print) in 2017, 2018, or 2019. Edited collections are not eligible. Nominations may be submitted by the author or by others, and we encourage self-nominations. Authors must be members of the section unless membership costs would present a hardship (in such cases, please email the committee chair with a brief explanation). To nominate a book, please send a letter of nomination not exceeding two pages that states why the book makes a significant contribution to the field of race, gender, class, and related intersections. Letters of nominations will be acknowledged by the Chair of the Book Award Committee, Sharon Yee, Glendale Community College, sharon.yee@gccaz.edu, who will respond with information about where to send 6 copies of the nominated book. Please do not send books before receiving a response to the nomination. The deadline for nominations is March, 1, 2020; books must be received by all committee members by March 31, 2020 to be eligible.


Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Article Award
 

This award recognizes scholars who have made a significant contribution to the development of the integrative field of race, gender, and class through the publication of a journal article or book chapter on the "cutting edge" of sociological inquiry. We accept nominations of articles and book chapters published (in print) in 2017, 2018, or 2019. Nominations may be submitted by the author or by others, and we encourage self-nominations. At least one author of each submission must be a member of the Race/Gender/Class Section, unless membership costs would present a hardship (in such cases, please email the committee chair with a brief explanation).
 
To nominate an article, please send the following via email: 

• Letter of nomination (not exceeding two pages) that explains the article's or chapter's significant contribution to the field of race, gender, and class; 
• Complete citation of the work in ASA style; and 
• Electronic copy of the article or chapter. 

The deadline for nominations is March 1, 2020.  Please send complete nominations in a single email to Article Award Committee Chair Jennifer Randles (California State University, Fresno) at: jrandles@csufresno.edu. 


Graduate Student Paper Award


This award recognizes graduate students whose papers have the potential to make a significant contribution to the integrative field of race, gender, and class through a currently unpublished paper on the "cutting edge" of sociological inquiry. Eligible papers must be unpublished, sole-authored or authored with other graduate students, and have been written while the author was enrolled as a graduate student in 2017, 2018, or 2019. Nominations may be submitted by the author or by others, and we encourage self-nominations. The author must be currently enrolled or hold their terminal MA degree. At least one author of each submission must be a member of the Race/Gender/Class Section, unless membership costs would present a hardship (in such cases, please email the committee chair with a brief explanation).

To nominate a paper, please send the following via email: 

• Letter of nomination (not exceeding two pages) that explains the paper’s significant contribution to the field of race, gender, and class; 
• Complete citation of the work in ASA style; and 
• Electronic copy of the paper, which must not exceed 25 pages in length (double-spaced, not counting references).

The deadline for nominations is March 1, 2020.  Please send complete nominations in a single email to Graduate Student Paper Award Committee Chair Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve (Brown University) at: nvancleve@brown.edu.