[CITASA] 2013 CITASA section awards!

Shelia Cotten cotten at uab.edu
Wed May 29 22:57:01 EDT 2013


Dear CITASA Members,

I am so pleased to announce this year's CITASA award winners. What a great group of nominees and winners! I thank all the award committees for their hard work this year. We had a large number of people nominated and the committees worked extra hard this year!

Please congratulate our winners, many of whom will be at our CITASA business meeting at ASA in New York to receive their awards.

Shelia
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2013 ASA CITASA Award Committees and Awardees

CITASA Book Award
CITASA Book Award recognizes an outstanding book related to the sociology of communications or the sociology of information technology. Submissions must be in English and published within the two calendar years prior to the award presentation. There are no limitations on length. Single author, multiple author, and edited books are eligible. Authors do not need to be members of ASA or CITASA.
Chair: Jim Witte, jwitte at gmu.edu<mailto:jwitte at gmu.edu>
Members: Leah Lievrouw, llievrou at ucla.edu<mailto:llievrou at ucla.edu><mailto:llievrou at ucla.edu>; Jessica Beyer, jlbeyer at gmail.com<mailto:jlbeyer at gmail.com><mailto:jlbeyer at gmail.com>

Co-winners
Venture Labor, Gina Neff, University of Washington
Coding Places, Yuri Takhteyev, University of Toronto

Honorable Mention
Digitally Enabled Social Change, Jennifer Earl, University of Arizona, and Katrina Kimport, University of California, San Francisco


CITASA Paper Award
Recognizes an outstanding published paper or book chapter related to the sociology of communications or the sociology of information technology. Submissions must be in English and published within the two calendar years prior to the award nomination deadline. There are no limitations on length. Authors do not need to be members of ASA or CITASA.
Chair: Jennifer Earl, jenniferearl at email.arizona.edu<mailto:jenniferearl at email.arizona.edu>
Members: Anabel Quan Haase, anabel.quanhaase at gmail.com<mailto:anabel.quanhaase at gmail.com>; Ellis Godard, egodard at csun.edu<mailto:egodard at csun.edu><mailto:egodard at csun.edu>

Shelley Boulianne, MacEwan University, for her paper, "Stimulating or Reinforcing Political Interest: Using Panel Data to Examine Reciprocal Effects Between News Media and Political Interest."

Honorable Mention: Zeynep Tufekci, UNC, & Christopher Wilson, for their paper, "Social Media and the Decision to Participate in Political Protest: Observations From Tahrir Square."


CITASA William F. Ogburn Career Achievement Award
Recognizes a sustained body of research that has provided an outstanding contribution to the advancement of knowledge in the area of sociology of communications or the sociology of information technology.
Chair: Andrea H. Tapia, atapia at ist.psu.edu<mailto:atapia at ist.psu.edu>
Members: Barry Wellman, wellman at chass.utoronto.ca<mailto:wellman at chass.utoronto.ca>; Ron Anderson, rea at umn.edu<mailto:rea at umn.edu><mailto:rea at umn.edu>

Dr. Judy Wajcman, The London School of Economics and Political Science


CITASA Student Paper Award
Recognizes a published or unpublished paper/book chapter, or the design or use of a communication or information technology that provides an exceptional contribution to the sociology of communications or the sociology of information technology. The award is open to students in other disciplines than sociology. Students do not need to be members of ASA or CITASA. Authorship: Books, chapters, articles, papers and computing applications may have multiple authors. In the case of student-faculty collaborations, the student must be the lead or senior author. Authors need not have a degree in sociology or be in a sociology department to be considered for an award. Submissions must be in English and written within the two calendar years prior to the award deadline for nominations. There are no limitations on length. All materials for this award are due March 1, 2012.
Chair: Wenchong Chen, wenhong_chen at mail.utexas.edu<mailto:wenhong_chen at mail.utexas.edu><mailto:wenhong_chen at mail.utexas.edu>
Members: Kerry Dobransky, dobrankm at jmu.edu<mailto:dobrankm at jmu.edu>; Fred Turner, fturner at stanford.edu<mailto:fturner at stanford.edu><mailto:fturner at stanford.edu>

Jeffrey Lane, Princeton University
Code Switching on the Digital Street


Honorable Mention

Jen Schradie, UC Berkeley

The Digital Activism Divide: Big Data is Too Small to Overturn Olson

Eden Litt, Northwestern
Litt, Eden. 2012. "Knock, Knock. Who's There? The Imagined Audience." Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media no. 56 (3):330-345. doi: 10.1080/08838151.2012.705195.


CITASA AWARD for Public Sociology
CITASA Award for Public Sociology recognizes a specific achievement in teaching, the development or the use of a communication or information technology, or the dissemination of knowledge that advances public understanding or engagement with the sociology of communications or the sociology of information technology.
Chair: Laura Robinson, laura at laurarobinson.org<mailto:laura at laurarobinson.org><mailto:laura at laurarobinson.org>
Members: Rebecca Adama, r_adams at uncg.edu<mailto:r_adams at uncg.edu>; Lisa Wade, lwade at oxy.edu<mailto:lwade at oxy.edu><mailto:lwade at oxy.edu>

Shelia R. Cotten, University of Alabama, Birmingham (till August 15th); Michigan State University (after August 15th)


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