OOW Section Call for Awards: James D. Thompson Student Paper Award

The James D. Thompson Award is given for an outstanding graduate student paper in the area of organizations, occupations, and work (OOW) written or published within the last three years (2020, 2021, 2022). Authors may nominate themselves, or section members may do so. However, all submitted nominations must come from members in good standing with the OOW Section or the ASA in order to be eligible for the award. In addition, the award recipient serves for one year on the section Council and receives $500 for travel to a professional meeting.

 To nominate a paper, please submit the following materials via e-mail:

  • PDF file of the paper,
  • Nomination letter (PDF format) indicating how the paper contributes to scholarship on organizations, occupations, and work, and
  • Contact information for the nominee (including email).

To receive full consideration, the committee Chair should receive the nomination materials by March 31, 2023 – Please use Thompson Paper Award Nomination as the subject for the email.  The full committee includes:

Laura López-Sanders (Chair)

Brown University


prabhdeep singh kehal

University of Wisconsin, Madison 


Laura Garbes

University of Minnesota- Twin Cities


Daniel Auguste

MIT Sloan School of Management


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