At the fabulous Couch-Stone 2022 Symposium in St John’s, Newfoundland, the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction has presented its annual awards. Please this year’s list of award winners below.
Herbert Blumer Award for Best Graduate Student Paper in Symbolic Interaction
Robert Scott (UC-Boulder), “A Social Phenomenon of Risk Perception: Saskatchewan Firefighters on the Yarnell Hill Fire Fatalities.”
Honorable Mention: Ken Hanson (Oregon) for “The Silicone Self: Examining Sexual Selfhood and Stigma within the Love and Sex Doll Community,” published in Symbolic Interaction
Kathy Charmaz Early-in-Career Award
Lisa-Jo Van Den Scott
Charles Horton Cooley Award for Best Recent Book in Symbolic Interaction
Michael J. Walker. 2002. Indefinite: Doing Time in Jail, Oxford University Press.
Helena Lopata Award for Excellence in Mentoring
George Herbert Mead Award for Lifetime Achievement in Symbolic Interaction