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American Sociological Association: Environment and Technology Awards
The Fred Buttel Distinguished Contribution Award is to recognize individuals for outstanding service, innovation, and/or publication in environmental sociology or sociology of technology. It is intended to be an expression of appreciation, to be awarded when an individual is deemed extraordinarily meritorious by the Section. All members of the ASA and the ETS Section are invited to submit nominations for the award, together with supporting documentation. Nominations for this award must be received by March 1, 2015. To nominate an individual for this award, please send a letter of nomination describing the nominee's contribution to environmental sociology and/or the sociology of technology, accompanied by a copy of the nominee's CV, to the chair of the award committee, Lori Peek, at Lori.Peek@colostate.edu.
The Marvin E. Olsen Student Paper Award recognizes outstanding papers presented by graduate students at the annual American Sociological Association meetings. In addition to recognition, recipients will receive a modest monetary award to help defray expenses associated with attending the ASA meetings. Nominees are limited to graduate students who are giving presentations at the year’s annual meetings. (The paper can be presented at any session or roundtable at ASA). All members of the ASA and the ETS Section are invited to submit nominations for the award, together with supporting documentation. The deadline for submitting papers is March 1, 2015. For more information, contact the chair of the award committee, Rachael Shwom-Evelich at email@example.com.
The Allan Schnaiberg Outstanding Publication Award is given in alternate years for publications of special noteworthiness in the field of environmental sociology. It is given in alternate years for either (a) a book in even years or (b) an article in odd years. publications are considered in either book or article form. This year the committee will consider Books published within the period, January 1, 2013, through December 31, 2015. All members of the ASA and the ETS Section are encouraged to submit nominations; self-nominations are welcome. To nominate an article, please send a PDF copy three copies along with a nomination letter by March 1, 2015 to Rachael Shwom-Evelich at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The biannual Teaching and Mentorship Award offered in even years honors faculty members who have provided especially dedicated service to the teaching of environmental sociology and the mentorship of students at the undergraduate and/or graduate level. Section members are encouraged to nominate colleagues, but all members, especially those in smaller institutions, are encouraged to self-nominate. Nominations for this award must be received by March 1, 2016. Nomination packets should be scanned into a single PDF and submitted by email to Joshua Sbicca at email@example.com.
PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL NOMINEES MUST BE REGISTERED MEMBERS OF THE ASA
TO BE CONSIDERED FOR SECTION AWARDS