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ESS Merit Award

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ESS Merit Award

Due: Nov 15, 2022

The ESS Merit Award recognizes an ESS member’s exceptional achievement and a lifetime of scholarly contribution to the discipline and the profession. To submit a nomination for the ESS Merit Award, please send a letter of nomination and a copy of the nominee’s vita. The letter of nomination should emphasize the significance of the nominee’s research and highlight service to the discipline of sociology. Please draw attention to specific contributions to ESS. Self-nominations are accepted. The ESS Merit Committee reserves the right to request follow up documents if deemed necessary. Nominated candidates will be considered for two consecutive years.

The 2022 Merit Award recipient is: Naomi Gerstel, Distinguished University Professor, Emeritus at University of Massachusetts-Amherst.

Nominations should be sent by November 15, 2022 to the Committee Chair: drfisher@umd.edu

 

Committee Chair: Dana R. Fisher, University of Maryland

Prema Kurien, Syracuse University Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs

Previous ESS Merit Award Winners

2021

Johnny Eric Williams

2019

Karen V. Hansen

2017

Elijah Anderson

2015

Phil Kasinitz

2013

Karen Cerulo

2011

Jerry Jacobs

2009

Richard Alba

2006

Charles V. Willie

2004

Cynthia Fuchs Epstein

2002

Marvin Bressler

2020

Not awarded

2018

Nancy Foner

2016

Robert Zussman

2014

Kathleen Gerson

2012

Margaret L. Anderson

2010

Nancy Denton

2007

Judith Lorber

2005

William A. Gamson 

2003

Bernard Barber

2001

Kai Erikson