Section Awards

Deadlines, contact information, and additional information about the 2018 awards will be posted following the ASA 2017 meeting.

SOCIOLOGY OF SEX AND GENDER DISTINGUISHED ARTICLE AWARD

Deadline: 3/1/2017

The 2017 Sex and Gender Distinguished Article Award Committee is currently accepting nominations of outstanding and innovative articles or book chapters published in 2015 or 2016. The award honors those who make a significant contribution to the field of sex and gender through an article or book chapter on the cutting edge of sociological inquiry. Authors need not be sociologists, and articles may be published in journals associated with disciplines other than sociology. Self-nominations are acceptable.

Committee:
To nominate a particular article or book chapter for this award, please submit a one-page letter explaining why the article makes a significant contribution to the sociology of sex and gender, along with an electronic version of the article/chapter to the Committee Chair, Catherine Connell at cati@bu.edu.  In the subject line of your email, please type NOMINATION FOR SEX & GENDER ARTICLE AWARD. Nominees must be current members of the American Sociological Association. While not a requirement, we encourage nominees to become members of ASA’s Sex and Gender section.

SOCIOLOGY OF SEX AND GENDER SALLY HACKER GRADUATE STUDENT PAPER AWARD

Deadline: 3/1/2017

Papers are currently being accepted for the 2017 Sally Hacker Graduate Student Paper Award in Sex and Gender. The paper should deal with a theoretical issue or empirical problem important to the field of sex and gender. It may be based on a dissertation that is still in progress or was completed and approved no earlier than February 2016. Papers based on master’s theses or other research are also eligible. Papers should be journal length (35 pages maximum) and may be published or in manuscript. All authors must be graduate students at the time of submission. Self-nominations are acceptable. Nominees must be current members of the American Sociological Association. While not a requirement, we encourage nominees to become members of ASA’s Sex and Gender section.

Please send a letter of nomination and an electronic version of the paper to the Committee Chair, Catherine Bolzendahl at c.bolzendahl@uci.edu.

SOCIOLOGY OF SEX AND GENDER FEMINIST SCHOLAR ACTIVIST AWARD

Deadline: 3/1/2017

The Sex and Gender Section seeks nominations for the Feminist Scholar-Activist Award, established in 2010 to recognize and honor scholars who have used feminist research and strategies to foster social change in public understandings and treatments of gender. Nominees may have contributed to a range of efforts, including (but not limited to) critically engaged pedagogy, community-based or participatory research, translational work, advocacy research, media campaigns, and grassroots organizing. Scholar-activist efforts may be local, regional, national, or international, and nominations may recognize groups or individuals at any point in their career. The committee will not consider self-nominations. Nominees must be current members of the American Sociological Association. While not a requirement, we encourage nominees to become members of ASA’s Sex and Gender section.

To submit a nomination for the Feminist Scholar-Activist Award, please send a letter of nomination, a copy of the nominee’s vita, one additional supporting letter, and any additional relevant supporting material to the Committee Chair, Jennifer Randles at jrandles@csufresno.edu.

SOCIOLOGY OF SEX AND GENDER DISTINGUISHED BOOK AWARD

Deadline: 2/1/2017

The 2017 Sex and Gender Distinguished book Award Committee is currently accepting nominations of outstanding and innovative books published in 2016, 2015, or 2014. This award honors those who make a significant contribution to the field of sex and gender through a distinguished manuscript that is on the cutting edge of sociological inquiry. Nominees must be current members of the American Sociological Association. While not a requirement, we encourage nominees to become members of ASA’s Sex and Gender section. Self-nominations are acceptable, and authors need not be sociologists – though the books must be relevant to sociologists. Edited collections are ineligible and nominations from publishers will not be accepted.

To nominate a book for this award: 1. Send a two-page letter via email explaining how this book makes a significant and innovative contribution to the sociology of sex and gender to the Committee Chair, Laurel Westbrook, westbrol@gvsu.edu, and 2. Notify the book publisher to send copies of the books by February 1, 2017 to the chair and all five of the committee members (6 copies, total). Contact information for all committee members is below. Please note that the nomination deadline for this award is February 1, 2017. No nomination letters will be accepted after February 1, 2017. Have publisher send books to EACH committee member listed below:

Laurel Westbrook
Department of Sociology
Grand Valley State University
2151 AuSable Hall
1 Campus Drive
Allendale, MI 49401-4903

Trevor Hoppe
3D Winslowe Drive
Albany, NY 12203

Theresa Morris
9215 Timber Knoll Dr.
College Station, TX 77845

Jessica Taft
Latin American and Latino Studies
UC Santa Cruz
Merrill Faculty Services
1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95064

Max Greenberg
43 Waban Hill Rd. N
Chestnut hill, MA 02467

Asia Friedman
Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice
University of Delaware
328 Smith Hall
18 Amstel Avenue
Newark, DE 19716

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