Scholarly Achievement Award

Scholarly Achievement Award

The 2013 NCSA Scholarly Achievement Award has been awarded to Nancy J. Davis and Robert V. Robinson for their work Claiming Society for God: Religious Movements and Social Welfare (2012), Indiana University Press.

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The Scholarly Achievement Award Committee solicits nominations from the membership for significant work in the discipline which has appeared in the recent past and has not been recognized by the Association.

The committee evaluates the nominated books using the following criterion:

  1. Use, development, extension, or reworking of theory
  2. Appropriateness and strength of methods/research design
  3. Clarity, quality, and accessibility of writing
  4. Overall contribution to and impact on the discipline of sociology — be it through use in the classroom, as a research piece, or both — including its timeliness and significance.

THE DEADLINE FOR 2014 NOMINATIONS is December 31, 2013

Send nominations or address questions to:

Larry Nichols West Virginia University
(304) 293-8580


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