[CITAMS] CITAMS 2018 Awards Nomination Call

Wenhong Chen wenhong.chen at austin.utexas.edu
Sat Dec 30 23:53:41 EST 2017


Dear friends and colleagues,

Happy New Year!

The Communication, Information Technologies, and Media Sociology Section
call for nominations for the following awards in 2018.  *The deadlines for
all award nominations are March 1st 2018.  Please check
https://citams.org/awards-2/ <https://citams.org/awards-2/> or below for
details.*

*Career Achievement Award*

There shall be constituted each year a Career Achievement Award Committee
to select the recipient of the William F. Ogburn Career Achievement Award.
This award recognizes a sustained body of research that has provided an
outstanding contribution to the advancement of knowledge in the areas
relevant to the section. The Committee shall consist of the immediate
past-Chair, the most immediate prior winner of this award, and the council
member serving in their second year of their term who has the last
alphabetical last name. The immediate past-Chair will serve as chair of
this committee. If any individuals are unable or unwilling to serve, the
Section Chair, in consultation with the Nominations Committee, may appoint
a replacement for that year.

*2017-2018 Committee will be:** Jessie Daniels (Chair,
jdaniels at hunter.cuny.edu <jdaniels at hunter.cuny.edu>), Gary T. Marx
(gtmarx at mit.edu <gtmarx at mit.edu>), Jennifer Earl
(jenniferearl at email.arizona.edu <jenniferearl at email.arizona.edu>), Eszter
Hargittai (e.hargittai at ipmz.uzh.ch <e.hargittai at ipmz.uzh.ch>)*



*Paper ward*

There shall be constituted each year a Best Article Award Committee to
select the recipient of the Paper Award. This award recognizes an
outstanding published paper or book chapter on a topic relevant to the
section. Submissions must be in English and published within the two
calendar years prior to the award nomination deadline. The Committee shall
consist of the Secretary/Treasurer, the most immediate prior winner of this
award, and the council member serving in their first year of their term who
has the last alphabetical last name. The Secretary/Treasurer will serve as
chair of this committee. If any individuals are unable or unwilling to
serve, the Section Chair, in consultation with the Nominations Committee,
may appoint a replacement for that year.

*2017-2018 Committee will be:** Mito Akiyoshi (Chair,
mito.akiyoshi at gmail.com <mito.akiyoshi at gmail.com>), Arnout van de Rijt
(arnoutvanderijt at gmail.com <http://gmail.com/>) and Sarah Sobiera
(SARAH.SOBIERAJ at tufts.edu <SARAH.SOBIERAJ at tufts.edu>)*



*Student Paper Award*

There shall be constituted each year a Best Student Paper Award Committee
to select the recipient of the Student Paper Award. This award recognizes
an outstanding published or unpublished paper/book chapter on a topic
relevant to the section, or an outstanding design or use of media,
communication, or information technology. The Committee shall consist of
the current chair of the section, the most immediate prior winner of this
award, and the council member serving in their first year of their term who
has the first alphabetical last name. The current section chair will serve
as chair of this committee. If any individuals are unable or unwilling to
serve, the Section Chair, in consultation with the Nominations Committee,
may appoint a replacement for that year.

*2017-2018 Committee will be:** Wenhong Chen (Chair, *
*wenhong.chen at austin.utexas.edu* <wenhong.chen at austin.utexas.edu>*), Arvind
Karunakaran (arvindk at mit.edu <arvindk at mit.edu>), Bryce Hannibal
(bryce.hannibal at tamu.edu <bryce.hannibal at tamu.edu>)*



*Book Award*

There shall be constituted each year a Best Book Award Committee to select
the recipient of the Book Award. This award recognizes an outstanding book
on a topic relevant to the section. Submissions must be in English and
published within the two calendar years prior to the award presentation.
The Committee shall consist of the chair-elect of the section, the most
immediate prior winner of this award, and the council member serving in
their second year of their term who has the first alphabetical last name.
The chair-elect will serve as chair of this committee. If any individuals
are unable or unwilling to serve, the Section Chair, in consultation with
the Nominations Committee, may appoint a replacement for that year.

*2017-2018 Committee will be:** Deana Rohlinger (chair,* *drohling at fsu.edu
<drohling at fsu.edu>), Phaedra Daipha (phaedradaipha at gmail.com
<phaedradaipha at gmail.com>), Mohammed *Zayani (zayani.mohammed at gmail.com)*,
Grant Blank 9* *grant.blank at gmail.com <grant.blank at gmail.com>)*


Deana Rohlinger (Chair)
Pepper Institute on Aging and Public Policy
636 West Call Street
207 Pepper
Tallahassee, FL 32306-1121

Grant Blank
Oxford Internet Institute
1 St Giles
Oxford OX1 3JS
United Kingdom

Phaedra Daipha
D3 Allstate
222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite 875
Chicago IL 60654

Mohamed Zayani
Liu Institute for Global Issues
University of British Columbia
6476 NW Marine Drive
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2
Canada

*Public Sociology*

There shall be constituted each year a Public Sociology Award Committee to
select the recipient of the Public Sociology Award. This award recognizes a
specific achievement in teaching, the development or the use of a
communication, media, or information technology, or the dissemination of
knowledge that advances public understanding or engagement on topics of
concern in the section. The Committee shall consist of the chair of the
nominations committee, the most immediate prior winner of this award, and
the student council member. The nominations committee chair will serve as
chair of this committee. If any individuals are unable or unwilling to
serve, the Section Chair, in consultation with the Nominations Committee,
may appoint a replacement for that year.

*2017-2018 Committee will be:** Jeffrey Boase (Chair, j.boase at utoronto.ca
<j.boase at utoronto.ca>), Michael Stern (Stern-Michael at norc.org
<Stern-Michael at norc.org>), Leslie Jones (esjones at sas.upenn.edu
<esjones at sas.upenn.edu>)*

Cheers,

*Wenhong 文泓*

Wenhong Chen
Associate Professor of Media Studies and Sociology
University of Texas at Austin

* Chair, Communication, Information Technologies, and Media Sociology
section American Sociological Association*
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