Call for Section Award Nominations (May 15, 2017)

SOCIOLOGICAL PRACTICE AND PUBLIC SOCIOLOGY SECTION AWARDS:

THE WILLIAM FOOTE WHYTE AWARD is for up to two individuals who have made notable contributions to sociological practice and public sociology, which can include several of the following elements: outstanding clinical, applied or public sociological work, exceptional service to the section, publications that advance both the theory and methods of sociological practice or public sociology, or mentoring and training of students for careers in sociological practice or public sociology. Please send nominations by May 15, 2017 to Kimberly Fox, the ASA SPPS Section Chair at (kfox at bridgew.edu). Please also cc our Section Secretary/Treasurer Jennifer Chernega (jchernega at winona.edu). Self-nominations are welcome.

THE ROBERT DENTLER AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT is for up to two graduate students who have made a promising contribution to the field, such as a project or paper in the areas of sociological practice and public sociology. Work done within the three years prior to the conferral of the award will be considered. Products of graduate-level classes, internships, or independent projects are eligible. An award recipient who attends the 2014 ASA Annual Meeting will receive a cash award of $500 to offset travel expenses. Nominations should consist of a letter detailing the nominees contributions, a copy of the paper or other project, and supporting materials such as a curriculum vitae or resume, and/or other additional letters of support. Please send nominations by May 15, 2017 to Kimberly Fox, the ASA SPPS Section Chair at (kfox at bridgew.edu). Please also cc our Section Secretary/Treasurer Jennifer Chernega (jchernega at winona.edu). Self-nominations are welcome.

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