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 Section on Racial and Ethnic Minorities Call for Awards Nominations

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The deadline of all awards is March 30, 2015

 

Section on Racial and Ethnic Minorities Oliver Cromwell Cox Book Award

The Racial and Ethnic Minorities Section of the ASA invites nominations for the 2015 Oliver Cromwell Cox Book Award. This annual award honors the memory of Oliver Cromwell Cox. The award recognizes sociologically related books published in the last two years (2013 or 2014 publication date) that make a distinguished and significant contribution to the eradication of racism. All books must be nominated, and the committee encourages self-nominations and nominations of work by others. Those nominating must be section members and no books will be accepted by publisher nomination alone. Nominations should include a written statement, no longer than 3 pages, explaining the book's contribution to the eradication of racism. Please mail a nomination letter and one copy of the book to each committee member listed below.
 

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Section on Racial and Ethnic Minorities Oliver Cromwell Cox Article Award

The Racial and Ethnic Minorities Section of the ASA invites nominations for the 2015 Oliver Cromwell Cox Article Award. This award recognizes the author(s) of the best research article in the sociological study of race and ethnicity published in the past three years. Eligible articles for consideration must be published in 2012, 2013, or 2014. The nomination letter should be no more than 3 pages and should explain the scholarly significance and innovations of the research article. To nominate a journal article, please email the following: 1) a copy of the article, 2) a nomination letter, and (3) contact information for the nominee(s) (including email) to the Committee Chair only: bhoomi.thakore@northwestern.edu

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Section on Racial and Ethnic Minorities James E. Blackwell Distinguished Graduate Student Paper Award

This award recognizes the best graduate student paper (authored by one or more graduate students) that focuses on the relation between or issues relevant to socially divided racial and ethnic groups. Eligible papers should make an important theoretical, methodological, or empirical contribution in the field of Race/Racism/Race Relations Studies. Race critical or innovative scholarship are encouraged, as well as scholarship that focuses on the welfare of all, rather than the promotion of any one particular group of color's social or political interests. Papers (with a maximum length of 25 pages, double-spaced, not including references) submitted for this award must be entirely student-authored and written while the author was a graduate student. Current graduate students and those who have completed their degree no earlier than January 2014 are eligible. Self-nominations and nominations by faculty advisors or other faculty members are welcome. The paper and nomination letter should be submitted in electronic form attached to an email including the student's name, address, telephone number, email address and/or fax number, institutional affiliation, graduate student status (i.e., year in the program and expected date of MA or PhD). Please email a copy of the paper and nomination letter to the Committee Chair only m-campbell@tamu.edu

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Section on Racial and Ethnic Minorities Joe R. Feagin Distinguished Undergraduate Student Paper Award

This award recognizes the best undergraduate student paper that focuses specifically on the relation between or issues relevant to socially defined racial and ethnic groups, uses an integrative race, class, gender analysis, and/or makes an important theoretical, methodological, or empirical contribution in the field of Race/Racism/Race Relations Studies. We encourage race critical or innovative scholarship as well as scholarship that focuses on and contributes to the welfare of all, rather than the promotion of any one particular group of color’s social or political interests. Papers (with a maximum length of 25 pages) submitted for this award must be entirely student-authored and written when the author was an undergraduate student. Current undergraduate students and those who have completed their undergraduate degree no earlier than January 2012 are eligible. Self nominations and nominations by faculty advisors or other faculty members are welcome. Three copies of the paper should be submitted with a cover letter indicating the student’s name, address, telephone number, e-mail address and/or fax number, institutional affiliation, undergraduate student status (i.e. year in the program and expected date of undergraduate degree). The award includes $200. Please email a copy of the paper and nomination letter to the Committee Chair only: Verna M. Keith
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Founder's Award for Scholarship & Service

SREM’S Founder’s Award for Scholarship and Service was established in 2007 with a donation from Professor Charles Smith (one of the original founder’s of the SREM section) to recognize career excellence in scholarship as well as in service. For this award, scholarship is defined in terms of substantive academic (theoretical, empirical, or applied) contributions, while service is defined as professional and/or community service. A plaque and a $100 award will be presented at the 2015 Reception in Chicago. Nominations must include electronic copies of the following: 1) A letter of nomination outlining the nominee's accomplishments and contributions – scholarly and service oriented - in the area of race and ethnicity; 2) A copy of the nominee's current curriculum vitae; and 3) Two representative scholarly publications by the nominee. Nominees must be a member of the section. Self nominations are not accepted for this award. Nominations must include electronic copies of the following: 1) A letter of nomination outlining the nominee's accomplishments and contributions – scholarly and service oriented - in the area of race and ethnicity; 2) A copy of the nominee's current curriculum vitae; and 3) Two representative scholarly publications by the nominee. Nominees must be a member of the section. Self nominations are not accepted for this award. Please email a nomination letter and copies of all materials to every committee member listed below.
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PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL NOMINEES MUST BE REGISTERED MEMBERS OF THE ASA
TO BE CONSIDERED FOR SECTION AWARDS