Call for Section Awards: 2021

2021 PEWS Distinguished Article Award

2021 PEWS Terence K. Hopkins Student Paper Award

Nominations are invited for the 2021 PEWS Distinguished Article Award and the 2021 PEWS Terence K. Hopkins Student Paper Award for the best student paper. To be eligible, papers must be published with copyright date falling in the two calendar years prior to the year of the award (2019 or 2020). Nominations for PEWS section article awards should include a brief statement of how the article is relevant to the political economy of the world-system, and the nominator must make arrangements for copies of the article to be sent via email to all members of the article awards committee. Nominations are due by March 1, 2021. The nominator and the author of the article (at least one author of a co-authored work) must be current members of the PEWS section at the time of nomination. Authors are invited to self-nominate for the award. For further information, contact Jennifer Bickham Mendez at jbmend@wm.edu.

Committee Members:
Jennifer Bickham Mendez (chair)
jbmend@wm.edu

Daniel de Deus Cunha
dcunha1@binghamton.edu

Victoria Reyes
vreyes@ucr.edu

2021 PEWS Immanuel Wallerstein Memorial Book Award

Nominations are invited for the 2021 PEWS Section Immanuel Wallerstein Memorial Book Award. The award honors the life and legacies of Immanuel Wallerstein and shall be for the best book or books published with copyright date falling in the two calendar years prior to the year of the award (2019 or 2020). Nominations for the PEWS Section Immanuel Wallerstein Memorial Book Award should include a brief statement of how the book is relevant to the political economy of the world-system, and the nominator must make arrangements for copies of the book to be sent to all members of the book award committee. Both electronic nomination letters for the book award, and hard copies of the nominated book, should be sent to the entire committee. Nominations are due by March 1, 2021. The nominator and the author of the book (at least one author of a co-authored work) must be current members of the PEWS section at the time of nomination. Authors are invited to self-nominate for the award. Nominations by Black, ethnic minority, female and early career researchers are particularly encouraged. For further information, contact Manuela Boatcă at manuela.boatca@soziologie.uni-freiburg.de.

Committee Members:
Manuela Boatcă (chair)
Institute of Sociology, KGIV 4512
University of Freiburg
Rempartsstr. 15
79098 Freiburg, Germany
manuela.boatca@soziologie.uni-freiburg.de

Sahan Savas Karatasli
Department of Sociology, Graham 318
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Greensboro, NC 27402-6170
sskarata@uncg.edu

Marilyn Grell-Brisk
6943 Sandtrack Road
Riverside, CA 92506
marilyn.grell@gmail.com

20201 PEWS Award for Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Nominations are invited for the 2021 PEWS Award for Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. This biennial award is given in odd years to a member of PEWS who is an outstanding advocate for issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion. This award recognizes an individual who demonstrates a sustained commitment to dismantling institutional barriers within universities and other institutions of scholarly exchange (e.g., conferences, etc.) that limit the educational and professional attainment of underrepresented students and faculty, including those in the Global South. The nomination materials should include:

  1. A letter of nomination detailing the nominee’s specific efforts to dismantle institutional barriers facing underrepresented scholars through their service, research, and teaching.
  2. 1-2 letters of support detailing the nominee’s outstanding contributions and commitment to the advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Other evidence (e.g. reports, etc.) can be submitted but is not required.
  3. A current vita for the nominee.
Please send these materials electronically to the Award Committee. Nominations are due by May 1, 2021. The nominee must be a current member of the PEWS section at the time of nomination. Self-nominations are encouraged. The Award is open to graduate students, tenure-track, tenured, and contingent faculty. For further information, contact Samantha Fox: foxsama2@msu.edu.

Committee Members:
Samantha Fox (chair)
foxsama2@msu.edu

Kristin Plys
kristin.plys@utoronto.ca

Alessandro Morosin
amoro001@ucr.edu