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We are inviting nominations for the 2018
Robert K. Merton Award. The prize will be presented at the
11th International Network for Analytical Sociologists
Conference (INAS) on June 7-8, 2018, in Stanford (https://siepr.stanford.edu/events/11th-annual-inas-conference).
Nominations can be for a paper on any
topic related to analytical sociology, published in print
(or online for online-only journals) during 2015 or 2016.
Self-nominations are allowed.
Papers paying special attention to the
following elements will be particularly appreciated:
careful research design; well-defined empirical
explanatory focus; clear specification of explanatory
mechanisms, detailing connections between levels of
analysis; tailor-made methodological procedures, being
qualitative or quantitative; explicitness on
(methodological) assumptions; clarity in the writing
Please send a copy of the nominated
paper, together with a brief motivation to the committee
chair at [log in to unmask].
Nominations for the 2018 award are
accepted until March 1st, 2018.
We look forward to receiving your
The Award Committee
Gunn Elisabeth Birkelund
Marc Keuschnigg (last year co-winner)
Gianluca Manzo (chair)