American Sociological Association

ASA Footnotes

A publication of the American Sociological AssociationASA News & Events
December 2016

ASA Section News

Nominations Sought for 2017 Section Awards

Each year the ASA’s 52 sections celebrate the achievements of sociologists working in their topic areas. Awards are given to authors of books, dissertations, or articles, to students, and to celebrate career achievements. Please consider nominating colleagues and students who are doing outstanding work. For more information about individual section awards, see

Winners of the 2016 Section Awards

The winners of this year’s section awards are available on our website. ASA has also placed records of all past award winners online for your reference. See