Social Problems Theory Division
STUDENT PAPER COMPETITION
Extended Deadline: 1/31/23
The Social Problems Theory Division invites papers for its annual Student Paper Award Competition. To be eligible, papers must:
- be authored or co-authored by students currently enrolled in a graduate program,
- make an original and innovative contribution to the theoretical understanding of social problems,
- not have been accepted for publication,
- may not be co-authored by a faculty member or other nonstudent and
- be submitted through the annual meeting Call for Papers process as a condition for consideration, preferably to a Social Problems Theory Division session.
Self-nominations are welcome. Manuscripts should be limited to fewer than 10,000 words (including references). The winner will receive membership dues, annual meeting registration, a plaque, and $200 honorarium. The winner will also be invited to present their paper at the 2023 SSSP Annual Meeting. Please also note that students may only submit a paper for consideration to one SSSP Division. A paper submitted to multiple divisions will not receive consideration for the Social Problems Theory Division Award. Please send all questions and submissions to: Michael Adorjan, Chair, Social Problems Theory Division, firstname.lastname@example.org.
OUTSTANDING ARTICLE AWARD
The Social Problems Theory Division requests nominations for its Outstanding Article Award. The Division welcomes papers that critique or advance the ongoing scholarly dialogue about social problems theorizing. More information regarding the Division’s vision can be accessed through our Mission Statement. Eligible articles must have been published between August 1, 2020 and February 15, 2023. Single or multiple-authored articles will be accepted. Authors are encouraged to nominate their own work. Nominees must be members of SSSP. Please send all questions and submissions to: Michael Adorjan, Chair, Social Problems Theory Division, email@example.com.