Sociology of Mental Health Call for Awards Nominations

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Award for the 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 2014-2015 or 2015-2016. Section Members are encouraged to submit nominations. Self-nominations are also welcome. Please send a letter of nomination and a paper based on the dissertation Or dissertation synopsis) by April 1, 2016 to Bruce Link, Bruce Link, Sociology Department, 1206 Watkins Hall, University of California, Riverside, Riverside, CA 92521 or by e-mail to bruce.link@ucr.edu

 

Award for the 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 have been between 2014 and 2016. In addition, the awards committee will conduct a search of published works for candidates for this award. Section members are encouraged to submit nominations. 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, 2016 to Bruce Link, Sociology Department, 1206 Watkins Hall, University of California, Riverside, Riverside, CA 92521 or by e-mail to bruce.link@ucr.edu

 

The 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. 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, 2016 to Bruce Link, Sociology Department, 1206 Watkins Hall, University of California, Riverside, Riverside, CA 92521 or by e-mail to bruce.link@ucr.edu.

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL NOMINEES MUST BE REGISTERED MEMBERS OF THE ASA
TO BE CONSIDERED FOR SECTION AWARDS