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Section on Science, Knowledge and Technology's Robert K. Merton Award, 2016

Deadline: 2/1/2016

The Science, Knowledge, and Technology Section invites nominations (including self-nominations) for the 2016 Robert K. Merton Book Award. The award is given annually in recognition of an outstanding book on science, knowledge, and/or technology published during the preceding three years (2015, 2014, or 2013). Single or multi-authored works are eligible, but not edited volumes. The winner, who should be a member of SKAT during the year in which the award is given, will be honored at the ASA Annual Meetings in Seattle (August 20-23, 2016) and will receive a plaque. The deadline for nominations is February 1, 2016. Books should be received from authors or publishers no later than March 1, 2016. The committee members and their mailing addresses are listed below. Nominations or requests for more information should be sent to the committee chair, Laura Stark, at laura.stark@vanderbilt.edu. PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL NOMINEES MUST BE REGISTERED MEMBERS OF THE ASA TO BE CONSIDERED FOR SECTION AWARDS

Committee:
Copies of nominated books should be received by all committee members by March 1, 2016

Laura Stark (chair)
Assistant Professor Center for Medicine, Health and Society
Vanderbilt University
2301 Vanderbilt Place
PMB #351665 Calhoun 300
Nashville, Tennessee 37235-1665

Steve G. Hoffman
Assistant Professor Department of Sociology
University at Buffalo, SUNY
430 Park Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260-4140

Amit Prasad, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Sociology Director, South Asian Studies Program
332 Middlebush Hall
University of Missouri-Columbia
Columbia, Missouri 65211-6100

Owen Whooley
Assistant Professor Department of Sociology
University of New Mexico
MSC05 3080 1915 Roma NE Ste. 1103
Albuquerque NM 87131

Scott Frickel (ex officio)
(scott_frickel@brown.edu)
Maxcy Hall Brown University
Box 1916 108 George Street
Providence, RI 02912

Section on Science, Knowledge and Technology's Hacker-Mullins Student Paper Award, 2016

Deadline: 3/15/2016

The Science, Knowledge and Technology Section invites submissions for the 2016 Hacker-Mullins Graduate Student Paper Award. The winner will be honored at the ASA meetings in Seattle (August 20-23, 2016) and will receive a plaque. The award also comes with a $350 prize. The deadline for submissions is March 15, 2016. Self-nominations are welcome. To be eligible, an author or co-author must be a student at the time of submission. Each student may submit only one paper in which they are the primary author. On papers co-authored with faculty members, a paper is eligible if the graduate student of the paper is the primary author and the non-student author must attest to the student’s primary role in the design, execution, and writing of the paper. Published and unpublished papers of no more than 10,000 words are accepted (excluding references); if published, the article must have been published no earlier than 2014. This year’s committee members are Erin Leahey (Chair), Tim O’Brian, Mariana Craciun, Uri Schwed, and Scott Frickel (ex officio). Please send the nominated paper and a brief nominating statement in one PDF document, via email, to Erin Leahey at leahey@email.arizona.edu. PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL NOMINEES MUST BE REGISTERED MEMBERS OF THE ASA TO BE CONSIDERED FOR SECTION AWARDS

Committee:
Erin Leahey at leahey@email.arizona.edu.

Section on Science, Knowledge and Technology's Star-Nelkin Paper Award, 2016

Deadline: 3/15/2016

The Science, Knowledge, and Technology Section invites nominations for the 2016 Star-Nelkin Paper Award. In 2011, our newest award was renamed in memory of Susan Leigh Star and Dorothy Nelkin, each of whom contributed in numerous ways to our field. SKAT welcomes nominations of published articles that advance the field of sociology of science, knowledge, and technology. To be eligible, an article’s earliest date of publication in a scholarly journal (whether online or in print) must have been in 2014 or 2015. The winner will be honored at the ASA meetings in Seattle (August 20-23, 2016) and will receive a plaque. Self-nominations are welcome. Nominated articles must be received no later than March 15, 2016. Please send brief nominating statements and copies of nominated articles in PDF format to all members of the selection committee, listed below, via email: Mary Frank Fox (chair) (mary.fox@pubpolicy.gatech.edu) Jill Fisher (jill.fisher@unc.edu) Carrie Friese (c.friese@lse.ac.uk) Elizabeth Sweeney (elizabethsweeney@comcast.net) Scott Frickel (ex officio) (scott_frickel@brown.edu) PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL NOMINEES MUST BE REGISTERED MEMBERS OF THE ASA TO BE CONSIDERED FOR SECTION AWARDS

Committee:
Mary Frank Fox (chair) (mary.fox@pubpolicy.gatech.edu)
Jill Fisher (jill.fisher@unc.edu)
Carrie Friese (c.friese@lse.ac.uk)
Elizabeth Sweeney (elizabethsweeney@comcast.net)
Scott Frickel (ex officio) (scott_frickel@brown.edu)

 

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