Sociology of Mental Health Call for Awards Nominations

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Leonard I. Pearlin Award for Distinguished Contributions

The ASA Sociology of Mental Health Section solicits nominations for the Leonard I. Pearlin Award for distinguished contributions to the sociological study of mental health.  The award honors a scholar who has made substantial contributions in theory and/or research to the sociology of mental health.  Thanks to a generous donation from Leonard Pearlin, the section has created this annual award.  Mental Health Section members are encouraged to submit nominations and self-nominations are welcome.  Please consider your colleagues whose contributions merit special recognition of their accomplishments.  Please send nominations and a CV of the nominee by January 15, 2014 to R. Jay Turner, Center for Research on Health Disparities, PMB 351811, 2301 Vanderbilt Place, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, 37235-1811 or by e-mail to r.jay.turner@vanderbilt.edu.

 

Award for Best Publication in Mental Health

The ASA Sociology of Mental Health solicits nominations for the Best Publication Award.  This award is given for the best published article, book or chapter in the area of the sociology of mental health.  The publication date needs to haves been between 2012 and 2014,  In addition the awards committee will conduct a search of published works for candidates for this award.  Mental Health Section members are encouraged to submit nominations and self nominations are welcome.  Please consider your colleagues whose work merits this recognition.  Please send a letter on nomination for the award by April 1, 2014 to R. Jay Turner, Center for Research on Health Disparities, PMB 351811, 2301 Vanderbilt Place, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, 37235-1811 or by e-mail to r.jay.turner@vanderbilt.edu.

 

Award for Best Dissertation in Mental Health

The ASA Sociology of Mental Health section solicits nominations for the best doctoral dissertation in the area of the sociology of mental health.  The dissertation should have been completed within the academic years of 2012-2013 or 2013-2014.  Mental Health Section Members are encouraged to submit nominations and self-nominations are welcome.  Please send a letter of nomination and a paper based on the dissertation Or dissertation synopsis) by April 1, 2014 to R. Jay Turner, Center for Research on Health Disparities, PMB 351811, 2301 Vanderbilt Place, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, 37235-1811 or by e-mail to r.jay.turner@vanderbilt.edu