American Sociological Association

Section on Sociology of Education

Sociology of Education Award Nominations Calls

James Coleman Award for Best Article

The James Coleman Award annually honors the author of the best article in the field of sociology of education published in the preceding two years.
Nominations should include a PDF of the article and a letter of nomination that describes the article’s substantive, theoretical, methodological and/or policy contributions to the field of the sociology of education. Self-nominations are permitted.

Nominations are due by March 2, 2020. Materials should be sent to Prof. ChangHwan Kim, Chair of the James Coleman Best Article Award Committee, at chkim@ku.edu   

 

Willard Waller Early Career Award

The biennial award honors a scholar for lifetime achievement in the field of sociology of education.
Nominations are due by March 2, 2020, and should include the nominee’s CV and a letter with a detailed description of the nominee’s contributions to the sociology of education. Self-nominations are permitted.

Materials should be sent to Prof. Katherine McClelland, Chair of the Doris Entwisle Early Career Award Committee, at katherine.mcclelland@fandm.edu

 

David Lee Stevenson Best Graduate Student Paper Award

This annual award honors a current graduate student who has written the best published or unpublished sociology of education paper disseminated during the previous year.
Nominations are due by March 2, 2020,  and should include a PDF of the paper and a letter of nomination that describes the paper’s substantive, theoretical, methodological and/or policy contributions to the field of the sociology of education. Self-nominations are permitted.

The paper may be co-authored so long as the first author is a current graduate student and all the authors were graduate students at the time the paper was written. A previously submitted paper cannot be re-submitted.

Materials should be sent to Prof. Janice McCabe, Chair of the David Lee Stevenson Best Graduate Student Award Committee, at Janice.M.McCabe@dartmouth.edu

 

Bourdieu Best Book Award

The Bourdieu Best Book Award is given annually to honor the best book in the field of the sociology of education published in the preceding two years (e.g., 2018 or 2019 for the 2020 award). Self-nominations are permitted. 

A letter of nomination is due by March 2, 2020, and should describe the book’s substantive, theoretical, methodological and/or policy contributions to the field of the sociology of education. The individual nominating the book must send the letter of nomination to the Bourdieu Best Book Award Committee’s chair Prof. Annette Lareau at alareau@sas.upenn.edu and arrange for a copy of the book to be sent to all members of the Bourdieu Book Award Committee at the following addresses:

Prof. Annette Lareau, University of Pennsylvania (Chair)

Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Endowed Term Professor in the Social Sciences

Department of Sociology

277 McNeil Building

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA 19104

 

Prof. Jessica Hardie, Hunter College

346 Lincoln Rd, Apt 2

Brooklyn, NY 11225

 

Prof. Freeden Blume Oeur, Tufts University

Department of Sociology

Eaton Hall

Medford, MA 02155

 

Prof. Benjamin Gibbs, Brigham Young University

2032 JFSB 

Department of Sociology

Brigham Young University

Provo, Utah 84604

 

Prof. Lisa Nunn, University of San Diego

Department of Sociology

Saints Tekakwitha & Serra Hall 315K

5998 Alcala Park

San Diego, CA 92110

 

Prof. Pat Rubio Goldsmith, Texas A&M

Department of Sociology

Texas A&M 

4351 TAMU

College Station TX 77843

 

Prof. Derron Wallace, Brandeis University

Brandeis University

Department of Sociology 

415 South Street,

Waltham, MA, 02453

 

Prof. Hyunjoon Park, University of Pennsylvania

Department of Sociology
University of Pennsylvania
3718 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104

 

Please note that all nominees must be registered members of the ASA to be considered for section awards.