Call for Section Awards: 2022

2022 PEWS Terence K. Hopkins Student Paper Award and 2022 PEWS Distinguished Article Award

Nominations are invited for the 2022 PEWS Distinguished Article Award and the 2022 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 (2020 or 2021). 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, 2022. 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 Manuela Boatcă at manuela.boatca@soziologie.uni-freiburg.de.

Committee Members:
Manuela Boatcă (chair)
manuela.boatca@soziologie.uni-freiburg.de

Kristen Shorette
kristen.shorette@stonybrook.edu

Samantha Agarwal
sagarw32@jh.edu

2022 PEWS Immanuel Wallerstein Memorial Book Award

Nominations are invited for the 2022 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 (2020 or 2021). 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, 2022. 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 Lu Zhang at lu.zhang1@temple.edu.

Committee Members:
Lu Zhang (chair)
Department of Sociology, Temple University
731 Gladfelter Hall, 1115 West Polett Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19122
lu.zhang1@temple.edu

Melanie Bush
642 E 26th St.
Brooklyn, NY 11210
melanie.e.l.bush@gmail.com

Anne Mook
155 Woodlake Place Apt 3
Athens, GA 30605
Anne.Mook@uga.edu

2022 PEWS Distinguished Teaching Award

Please consider nominating a colleague or self-nominating for the PEWS Distinguished Teaching Award. Nominations are due March 1,2022. The details of the award and nomination process are outlined below.

The PEWS Distinguished Teaching Award is a bi-annual award is given to a member of PEWS who has demonstrated a superior record of mentoring and teaching related to political economy of the world system at the graduate and/or undergraduate level. Scholars are welcome to self-nominate. The nomination process is detailed below:

Please first submit a letter from a PEWS member or self-nomination letter by March 1, 2022 that details the nominee's innovations and commitment to teaching and learning related to a particular course, a thematic area, population of students, and/or a pedagogical approach or technique.

The Teaching and Mentoring Award Committee will review the nomination letters, and ask for the additionally following materials directly from selected candidates in mid-March:

  1. An endorsement letter that details the person's teaching and mentoring accomplishments.
  2. A minimum of three supporting artifacts that support the nominee's distinguished teaching record (syllabi, student or peer evaluations, a teaching statement, or publications on pedagogy or other shared resources).
  3. A current vita for the nominee.
Please send nominations electrionically to the Teaching and Mentoring Award Committee.

Committee Members:
Sahan Savaş Karataşli
skaratasli@uncg.edu

Zachary Levenson
zblevens@uncg.edu

Zeinab Shuker
zfs003@shsu.edu