Latina/o Sociology Section, Call for Awards Nominees Statement

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Founders Award
The Latina/o Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association recognizes with this award a current or former member of the Section who over the years has made outstanding contributions to the Section. The selected individual has given time and energy to strengthen the visibility and status of the Section, worked with colleagues on projects related to the Section, and mentored numerous students. The recipient of the award is a recognized leader in the Section and has an impressive record of research that has made an impact in the area of Latina/o Sociology.

Nomination materials (e.g., letters, publications) should be sent as a package to each committee member by April 15, 2014. Please direct questions regarding the nomination process to Rogelio Saenz (Rogelio.saenz@utsa.edu), chair of the Founders Award committee.
 

Distinguished Career Award
The Latina/o Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association recognizes with this award an outstanding individual who has contributed to the field of Latina/o Sociology with not only scholarly publications, but also teaching and mentoring. In nominating an individual for the award, please include a letter describing this individual's contribution the area of Latina/o Sociology, to teaching and mentoring. In nominating an individual for the award, please include a letter describing this individual's contribution the area of Latina/o Sociology. Examples of scholarship should be included either as attachments (if they are articles) or as copies of a recent book published. Self-nominations are encouraged.

Nomination materials (e.g., letters, publications) should be sent as a package to each committee member by April 15, 2014. Please direct questions regarding the nomination process to Elizabeth Vaquera (evaquera@usf.edu), chair of the Distinguished Career Award Committee.

 

Distinguished Contribution to Research Book Award

The Latina/o Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association recognizes with this award a colleague who published an outstanding book in the area of Latina/o Studies in 2012 or 2013. The book should not be an edited or reprinted volume. A member of the Latina/o Studies Section must nominate the book. Self nominations are encouraged, but books nominated by the publisher alone will not be considered. Nominations should include a brief comment on the book’s merits and its contribution to the field of Latina/o Sociology. Arrangements must be made for the publisher to send copies of the book to each member of the committee by April 15, 2014.

Please direct questions regarding the nomination process to Cybelle Fox (cfox@berkeley.edu), chair of the 2014 Distinguished Contribution to Research Book Award Committee.

 

Distinguished Contribution to Research Article Award
The Latina/o Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association recognizes with this award a colleague who has published an outstanding article in the area of Latina/o Studies in 2012 or 2013. Self-nominations are encouraged. If you are nominating an article, please send to each member of the committee a brief comment on the manuscript's merits and its contribution to the field of Latina/o Sociology and a PDF copy of the article by April 15, 2014.

Please direct questions regarding the nomination process to Roberto G. Gonzales (roberto_gonzales@gse.harvard.edu), chair of the 2014 Distinguished Contribution to Research Article Award Committee .

 

Cristina Maria Riegos Student Paper Award

The Latina/o Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association recognizes with this award an outstanding paper authored by a student in the area of Latina/o Studies. The paper must have made "public appearance" in 2012 or 2013 as a class submission, delivered at a seminar, presented at a professional meeting, or accepted for publication. Self nominations are encouraged. To qualify for the 2014 competition, the author must be a student at the time of paper submission and the paper must be either single authored by a student or co-authored with other students. Please send a copy of the paper (Word or PDF) to each member of the committee with a brief comment on the manuscript's merits and its contribution to the field of Latina/o Sociology by April 15, 2014.

Please direct questions regarding the nomination process to Leisy Abrego (abrego@ucla.edu), chair of the 2014 Student Paper Award Committee.