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Mathematical Sociology Outstanding Dissertation in Progress Award

This award provides a grant of $1,500 to meet some of the scholarly expenses of a student whose dissertation employs mathematics in an interesting, imaginative or ingenious way to advance sociological knowledge. The applicant should submit a copy of his or her approved dissertation proposal, with a list of any requirements added by the graduate committee. The packet should also include a letter of support from the student’s sponsor, which describes the student’s qualifications for the completed task and the potential importance of the project. The requirements include membership in the ASA and the mathematical sociology section during the period to be covered by the grant. Please send a copy of the dissertation proposal and a nomination letter by February 1, 2014 to:

Matthew Brashears 366 Uris Hall?Cornell University?Ithaca, New York?14853-7601,

Outstanding Article Publication Award

This award honors an article that has made an outstanding contribution to mathematical sociology. Eligible articles must have been published during the three years prior to the award year. Please send a copy of the article and a nomination letter by February 1, 2014 to:

Delia Baldassarri, 295 Lafayette Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10012 New York University,

Graduate Student Paper Award

This award is presented for the best paper written by a graduate student that makes a significant contribution to mathematical sociology. Papers can be published or unpublished. The submission can consist of a dissertation chapter, but not the entire dissertation. The submission must have been written or published during the three years prior to the award year. The author/first author must be a graduate student at the time of submission, and all authors must be graduate students when the paper was written. Nominations and self-nominations are welcome. Please send a copy of the paper and a nomination letter by February 1, 2014 to:

Arnout Van de Rijt Department of Sociology ?State University of New York at Stony Brook Stony Brook, New York 11794-4356


James S. Coleman Distinguished Career Award

The Distinguished Career Award recognizes a lifetime of contributions to the field of Mathematical Sociology. A letter of nomination should outline the candidate's activities of lasting significance in mathematical sociology, conducted over the course of her or his career. The nomination also should include a copy of the candidate's curriculum vitae, and an assurance that the candidate has given permission to be nominated for the award. Nominations must come from American Sociological Association members.  Please send materials by February 1, 2104 to:

John Skvoretz, Department of Sociology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33630,