As a reminder, the due date for nominations for 2022 awards is rapidly approaching. Please forward all award nominations to the appropriate committees by April 1, 2022. The list of awards and committees follows below:
Dear Friends and Colleagues,
On behalf of the Executive Committee, I’m pleased to share with you that the nominations for the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction’s annual awards are now open. With the exception of the Cooley book award, all nominations are due to committee chairs by April 1, 2022. Please submit your nomination(s) directly to the relevant committee chair and committee members via email. Thank you to all of our committee chairs and members for their service in adjudicating these awards.
Herbert Blumer Award for Best Graduate Student Paper in Symbolic Interaction
Chair: Alexander Hoppe – firstname.lastname@example.org
Committee: Lisa-Jo van den Scott – email@example.com
Michaela DeSoucey – firstname.lastname@example.org
Kathy Charmaz Early-in-Career Award
All nominations should include (a) a letter of nomination detailing the candidate’s contributions to symbolic interaction and most noteworthy research and publications thus far, (b) letters of support that address the award criteria, and (c) the candidate’s CV.
Chair: Baptiste Brossard – email@example.com
Committee: Natalia Ruiz-Junco – firstname.lastname@example.org
J. Sumerau – email@example.com
Charles Horton Cooley Award for Best Recent Book in Symbolic Interaction
Nomination deadline: March 4, 2022. Copies of the books must be received by the committee by the deadline. If you are submitting a nomination for the Cooley Award, please ensure that you contact the publisher as soon as possible to allow sufficient time for copies of the books reach the committee. Electronic copies are permitted and are preferable where shipping will cause delays. Nominated books must have been published within the three preceding years of the award (i.e. between March 2019 and March 2022).
Committee: Carole Gayet – firstname.lastname@example.org
Clemens Eisenmann – email@example.com
Peter Manning – Manningpk@hotmail.com
Helena Lopata Award for Excellence in Mentoring
All nominations should include (a) a letter of nomination and, (b) multiple letters of support, ideally from people with different mentoring relations with the candidate, that testify to a sustained career of outstanding mentorship.
Chair: Timothy Hallet – firstname.lastname@example.org
Committee: Anne Groggel – Anne.Groggel@anu.edu.au
Jelani Ince – email@example.com
George Herbert Mead Award for Lifetime Achievement in Symbolic Interaction
Mead award nominations should include (a) a letter of nomination from a current member of SSSI, (b) at least two letters of support, and (c) a current CV.
Chair: E Doyle McCarthy – firstname.lastname@example.org
Committee: Gary Alan Fine – email@example.com
Rebecca J. Erikson – firstname.lastname@example.org
More information about the awards and criteria can be found at: http://symbolicinteraction.org/awards-distinctions/