Call for Section Awards: 2020

2020 PEWS Distinguished Article Award

2020 PEWS Terence K. Hopkins Student Paper Award

Nominations are invited for the 2019 PEWS Distinguished Article Award and the 2020 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 (2018 or 2019). 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, 2020. 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 Tanya Golash-Boza at tgolash-boza@ucmerced.edu

Committee Members:
Tanya Golash-Boza (chair)
tgolash-boza@ucmerced.edu

Sarah Grace Manski
sarahmanski@gmail.com

Sahan Savas Karatasli
sskarata@uncg.edu

2020 PEWS Immanuel Wallerstein Memorial Book Award

Nominations are invited for the 2020 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 (2018 or 2019). 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, 2020. 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. For further information, contact Jennifer Bickham Mendez at jbmend@wm.edu

Committee Members:
Jennifer Bickham Mendez (chair)
Department of Sociology, Morton Hall, 218
William & Mary
100 Ukrop Way
Williamsburg, VA 23185
jbmend@wm.edu

Andy Clarno
Department of Sociology (MC 312)
University of Illinois at Chicago
1007 W. Harrison St.
Chicago, IL 60607
aclarno@uic.edu

Irene Pang
School for International Studies
Simon Fraser University
7200-515 W. Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 5K3
Canada
irene_pang@sfu.ca

2020 PEWS Distinguished Teaching Award

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:

  1. Submit a letter from a PEWS member or self-nomination letter 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.
  2. The Distinguished Teaching Award Committee will review the nomination letters, and ask for the following materials from selected candidates: an endorsement letter that details the person’s teaching and mentoring accomplishments; 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); and a current vita for the nominee.
Please send these materials electronically to the Distinguished Teaching Award Committee.

Committee Members:
Kelly Austin (chair)
kellyaustin@lehigh.edu

Daniel De Deus Cunha
dcunha1@binghamton.edu

Rose Brewer
brewe001@umn.edu