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Outstanding Contribution to Research
For a sustained body of research that has provided an outstanding contribution to the advancement of sociological knowledge.
Manuel Castells, Universitat Oberta de Catalaunya.
Selection Committee Chair, Anabel Quan-Haase, University of Western Ontario
Teaching or Computer Application
For the development of a computing application or applications that provides an outstanding contribution for the advancement of sociological theory or practice; and/or for developments that enhance instruction in sociology.
Marc Smith, Microsoft Research: “Netscan.”
Selection Committee Chair Barry Wellman, University of Toronto
For an outstanding book in the social study of communication and information technology published in the two calendar years prior to the award being presented.
Philip Howard, University of Washington: New Media Campaigns and the Managed Citizen
Selection Committee Chair Lori Kendall, University of Illinois
For an outstanding published paper or book chapter in the social study of communication and information technology published in the two calendar years prior to the award being presented.
Fred Turner, Stanford University: “Where the Counterculture Met the New Economy.”
Selection Committee Chair, Paul Dimaggio, Princeton University
Graduate Student Publication / Software Award
For an application which either addresses a unique problem in sociological analysis, or a paper which provides exceptional analysis of a specific issue related to computing technology and society.
Sarah Nephew: "Online Banking, Buying, and Searching: Does the Location of Internet Use Matter?"
Selection Committee Chair, Pablo Boczkowski (2006), Northwestern University