2012 OOW Section Awards

It’s that time of year again! The Organizations, Occupations and Work section is now collecting submissions for its awards categories, which you can learn more about here and check out our past winners. Submission criteria and contact information for the current committees is available after the jump.

Below are the contacts for the awards committees. All submissions must be received by March 31, 2012.

The 2012 Max Weber Award Criteria and Committee:
The Max Weber Award for Distinguished Scholarship is granted for an outstanding contribution to scholarship on organizations, occupations, and/or work in a book published within the last three years (2009-11). A book may be nominated by its author(s), or by its publisher, or by any ASA member. To nominate a book, send (1) a copy of the book, and (2) contact information for the nominee (including an email address) to each member of the selection committee at the addresses below. Nominations, including copies of the book, must be received by all committee members no later than March 31, 2012.

Martin Ruef
Department of Sociology
Princeton University
Wallace Hall 122
Princeton, NJ 08544
mruef@princeton.edu

Carol Caronna
Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice
Towson University
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252-0001
ccaronna@towson.edu

Caroline Hanley
Department of Sociology
College of William and Mary
P.O. Box 8795
Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795
cehanl@wm.edu

 

The 2012 W. Richard Scott Award Criteria and Committee:
The W. Richard Scott Award for Distinguished Scholarship is granted for an outstanding contribution to the discipline in an article on organizations, occupations and work published within the last three years. The committee will accept nominations for papers published any time from January 1, 2009 to December 31, 2011. The deadline for nominations is March 31, 2012. Authors may nominate themselves, or section members may do so. To nominate a paper, send (1) a PDF file of the paper or a functioning URL where it can be accessed, (2) a letter (PDF, Word) justifying the nomination, and (3) contact information for the nominee (including email) to each member of the selection committee.

Steven Lopez (Committee Chair)
Department of Sociology
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH 43210
lopez.137@sociology.osu.edu

Lisa Cohen
Desautels Faculty of Management
McGill University
Montreal PQ H3A 2T5
lisa.cohen2@mcgill.ca

Smitha Radhakrishnan
Department of Sociology
Wellesley College
Wellesley MA 02481
sradhakr@wellesley.edu

 

The 2012 James D. Thompson Award Criteria and Committee:
The James D. Thompson Award is given for an outstanding graduate student paper on organizations, occupations, and work written in the three years prior to the award (January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2011). The winner receives $500 for travel to a professional meeting and, if he or she remains a student, serves as a representative to the Section Council in the coming year. The nomination deadline is March 31, 2012. Authors may nominate themselves or section members may do so. To nominate a paper, send to each member of the selection committee:  (1) a PDF file of the paper or a functioning URL where it can be accessed, (2) a letter (PDF,Word) justifying the nomination, and (3) contact information for the nominee (including email).

Kate Kellogg (Committee Chair)
Organization Studies and Economic Sociology
MIT
E62-324, 100 Main Street
Cambridge, MA 02142
kkellogg@mit.edu

Isabel Fernandez-Mateo
Strategy and Entrepreneurship
London Business School
Regent’s Park, London NW1 4SA
UK
ifernandezmateo@london.edu

Andras Tilcsik
Organizational Behavior Harvard University
2680 Harvard Yard
Cambridge, MA 02138
tilcsik@fas.harvard.edu

Edward Walker
Department of Sociology
UCLA
228A Haines Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095
walker@soc.ucla.edu

 

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