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ASA Major Awards 
 

Each August the American Sociological Association proudly presents awards to individuals and groups deserving of recognition. Currently, the ASA presents the following awards:

Distinguished Scholarly Book ASA  Major Award
 

Dissertation ASA Major Award
 

Excellence in the Reporting of Social Issues ASA Major Award
 

Jessie Bernard ASA Major Award
 

Cox-Johnson-Frazier ASA Major Award
 

Award for the Public Understanding of Sociology ASA Major Award
 

Distinguished Career ASA Major Award for the Practice of Sociology
 

Distinguished Contributions to Teaching  ASA Major Award
 

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

In addition, ASA's sections administer multiple Awards, most of which are presented during the Annual Meeting each August. 

Nominations Sought for ASA Major Awards!
 

ASA members are encouraged to submit nominations for the following ASA awards. The deadline for nominations is provided with each award criteria. Award selection committees, appointed by ASA Council, are constituted to review nominations. These awards are presented at the ASA Annual Meeting each August. The deadline for submission of nominations is January 31st of each year unless noted otherwise in the individual award criteria.