Stanford M. Lyman Distinguished Book Award

This award was established in memory of Stan Lyman in order to honor MSSA members whose recently published work makes a significant contribution to the field of sociology.  Please consider nominating one of your colleagues for this prestigious award.  Keep in mind the following:

    • The book must be an original work (and can be sole authored or co-authored)
    • The work must have been published within the last three years
    • Textbooks and edited editions are not eligible.
    • One of the authors must be a current member in the Mid-South Sociological Association, and must have been a member for at least three years.

Nominations are due July 1, 2015

Be sure to include the following in your nomination

    • The complete citation for the book (author/s, date published, title, publisher)
    • Author/s contact information (email, affiliation, phone number if possible).
    • Publisher contact information (e.g., contact person, phone number, and ISBN)
    • A brief description of the book and why you believe it should be nominated
Nominations should be sent (via email) to the Committee Chair:
    • Dr. Erin Rider, (Jacksonville State University)
Copies of the nominated book will need to be sent to each of the committee members.  Please contact the Committee Chair to get the address for each member:
    • Chair: Dr. Erin Rider (Jacksonville State University)
    • Dr. Thomas Calhoun (Jackson State University)
    • Dr. Jackie Eller (Middle Tennessee State University)
    • Dr. Timothy B. Gongaware (University of Wisconsin – La Crosse)
    • Dr. Melanie Sberna Hinojosa (University of Central Florida)
    • Dr. Dennis McSeveney (University of New Orleans)