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 1, 2019. Materials should be sent to Prof. Simone Ispa-Landa, Chair of the James Coleman Best Article Award Committee, at s-ispa-landa@northwestern.edu    

 

Doris Entwisle Early Career Award

This biennial award honors an early career scholar in the sociology of education who has demonstrated exceptional achievement that has advanced knowledge in the field.
Nominations are due by March 1, 2019, 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. David Levinson, Chair of the Doris Entwisle Early Career Award Committee, at DLevinson@ncc.commnet.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This annual award honors a current graduate student who has written the best published or unpublished sociology of education paper disseminated during the previous year.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 1, 2019,  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. Joanne W. Golann, Chair of the David Lee Stevenson Best Graduate Student Award Committee, at j.golann@vanderbilt.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., 2017 or 2018 for the 2019 award). Self-nominations are permitted. 

A letter of nomination is due by March 1, 2019, 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. Alan Sadovnik at sadovnik@andromeda.rutgers.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:

Adam Gamoran, President
W.T. Grant Foundation
570 Lexington Avenue
New York NY 10022

Professor Jeff Guhin
University of California, Los Angeles
Department of Sociology
264 Haines Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Professor Laura Hamilton
University of California
SSHA
5200 North Lake Road
Merced, CA 95343

Professor Carla O’Connor
University of Michigan
3325 Tacoma Circle
Ann Arbor, MI  48108-1769

Professor Francisco Ramirez
Stanford University
School of Education
485 Lasuen Mall
Stanford, CA. 94305-3096

Professor Alan Sadovnik 
Rutgers University
School of Public Affairs and Administration
Newark, New Jersey 07102

Professor William Trent
University of Illinois
Educational Policy Studies
1310 S. 6th Street
Champaign, IL 61820

Professor Natasha Kumar Warikoo
Harvard University
Graduate School of Education
6 Appian Way
Cambridge, MA 02138