To stimulate discussion, encourage research, improve instruction, and promote local to international interdisciplinary collaboration.

About the award:

Acknowledges and honors those who have a record of outstanding scholarly accomplishments in sociology. Among the accomplishments considered as evidence of outstanding scholarly work are: a) excellence in basic sociological research, b) excellence in applied sociological research, c) excellence in the scholarship of teaching, and d) excellence in development of creative undergraduate research activities and projects.

Friday, October 30, 2020

William H. Sewell Outstanding Scholarship Award

How to nominate someone:

The nominee for any of these awards may be an individual, group, division, or department from a Wisconsin post-secondary educational institution. Nominations may be made by any member other than the nominee. The nominator is responsible for submitting the nomination and supporting materials to the chair of the awards committee. The documentation must include: a) a letter of nomination, b) two letters of support either from colleagues who are able to judge the nominee's scholarly, service or teaching activities and/or individuals who can directly attest to the content and significance of the nominee's record, c) other supporting evidence such as a vita, syllabi, teaching evaluations, manuscripts, and other evidence of professional efforts. The chair of the award committee must receive these materials no later than the deadline.

Paper submissions and other correspondence with the committee should be directed to:  Adam Driscoll, WSA Research Award Chair at adriscoll@uwlax.edu.