OOW Award Nominations

We invite nominations for the following OOW awards: Distinguished Career Award, Max Weber Book Award, Richard Scott Article Award, and James D. Thompson Graduate Student Paper Award.

OOW Distinguished Career Award: The Distinguished Career Award recognizes and celebrates a career of contributions to the area(s) of organizations, occupations, and/or work. Nominations are judged on the depth and breadth of scholarly impact over an extended time and across multiple projects.

Section members may nominate a distinguished scholar by sending (1) a letter (PDF or MSWord) of nomination, which outlines the candidate’s scholarly contributions to the field and provides assurance of the candidate’s willingness to be nominated, (2) a copy of the candidate’s most recent curriculum vitae, and (3) full contact information for the nominee (including email address), to the Chair of the selection committee.  To receive full consideration, nominations must be submitted by March 31, 2019.

The members of the 2019 Distinguished Career Award Committee are the officers of the OOW section.  Please submit nominations to:

Chair: Nina Bandelj
University of California, Irvine
Department of Sociology
3151 Social Science Plaza
Irvine, CA 92617
nbandelj@uci.edu


Max Weber Book Award:  The Max Weber Award for Distinguished Scholarship is granted for an outstanding contribution to scholarship on organizations, occupations, and/or work in a book published within the last three years (2016-2018).  A book may be nominated by its author(s), by its publisher, or by any ASA member.

To nominate a book, send (1) a copy of the book and (2) contact information for the nominee (including an email address) to each member of the selection committee at the addresses below.  Publishers who wish to submit a book for consideration must include a nomination letter that states how the book contributes to scholarship on organizations, occupations, and/or work. To receive full consideration, nominations must be submitted by March 31, 2019.

Please submit your nomination to each of the members of the 2019 Weber Book Award Committee:

Chair: David Pedulla
Department of Sociology
Stanford University
Building 120, Room 132
Stanford, CA 94305
dpedulla@stanford.edu

Adilia James
Department of Sociology
Endicott College
376 Hale Street
Academic Center, 156C
Beverly, MA 01915
ajames@endicott.edu

Tania Jenkins
Department of Sociology
Temple University
1115 Polett Walk, Room 713
Philadelphia, PA 19122
tania.jenkins@temple.edu

Steve McDonald
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
North Carolina State University
Campus Box 8107
Raleigh, NC 27695-8107
steve_mcdonald@ncsu.edu

Katherine Sobering
Department of Sociology
University of North Texas
1155 Union Circle #311157
Denton, TX 76203
katherine.sobering@unt.edu


Richard Scott Article Award:  The W. Richard Scott Award for Distinguished Scholarship is granted for an outstanding contribution to scholarship on organizations, occupations, and/or work in an article published within the last three years (2016-18).  An article may be nominated by its author(s) or by any ASA member.

To nominate an article, send (1) a PDF file of the article or a functioning URL where it can be accessed, (2) a letter (PDF or MSWord) justifying the nomination, and (3) contact information for the nominee (including email), to each member of the selection committee. Publication date is based on print publication for traditional journals (i.e., not online-first date), and release date for online-only journals. To receive full consideration, nominations must be submitted by March 31, 2019.

Please submit your nomination to the chair of the 2019 Thompson Award Committee, for distribution to the committee’s members:

ChairMichael McQuarrie
Department of Sociology
London School of Economics
Houghton Street
London
WC2A 2AE
M.McQuarrie@lse.ac.uk


James D. Thompson Graduate Student Paper Award:  The James D. Thompson Award is given for an outstanding graduate student paper on organizations, occupations, and work written within the last three years (2016-2018). The winner receives $500 for travel to a professional meeting.  Authors may nominate themselves, or section members may do so. To nominate a paper, send (1) a PDF file of the paper or a functioning URL where it can be accessed, (2) a letter (PDF or MSWord) justifying the nomination, and (3) contact information for the nominee (including email), to each member of the selection committee.  To receive full consideration, nominations must be submitted by March 31, 2019.

Please submit your nomination to each of the members of the 2019 Thompson Award Committee:

Chair: Elizabeth Popp Berman
Department of Sociology
University at Albany, SUNY
1400 Washington Ave. AS 351
Albany, NY 12222
epberman@albany.edu

Richard Benton
University of Illinois
School of Labor and Employment Relations
209 LER Building, 504 E. Armory Avenue
Champaign, IL 61820
rabenton@illinois.edu

Daniel Menchik
Department of Sociology
Michigan State University
509 East Circle Drive
433A Berkey Hall
East Lansing, MI 48824
mench@msu.edu

LaTonya Trotter
Department of Sociology
Vanderbilt University
311 Garland Hall
PMB 351811
Nashville, TN 37235-1811
l.trotter@vanderbilt.edu

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