American Sociological Association

Sorokin Lecture Grants

Deadline: February 1

Any of the winners of major ASA awards in the past two calendar years may be available to deliver a lecture at a state, regional, or aligned sociological association meeting or on an academic campus.  ASA would cover the costs of travel and up to two days of hotel costs.  The host would cover registration (if applicable) and meals.  Contingent upon available funding, the ASA can support up to four such lecture trips each calendar year.

Distinguished Book Award

Dissertation Award

Excellence in the Reporting of Social Issues

Jessie Bernard Award

Cox-Johnson-Frazier Award

Award for the Public Understanding of Sociology

Distinguished Career Award for the Practice of Sociology

Distinguished Contributions to Teaching Award

W.E.B. DuBois Career of Distinguished Scholarship Award

Application Process

To apply, send a letter of inquiry with specific information about the event and the audience as well as the lecturer preferred.  Executive Directors or Presidents of associations or faculty (with their chair's support) in departments may apply.  Submit these materials and any questions to:

Dr. Jean H. Shin
American Sociological Association
1430 K Street NW, Suite 600
Washington, DC  20005


Requests should ideally arrive by February 1 of the year the event will take place, but will be considered on a rolling basis as needed. 

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