Charles Horton Cooley Award for Recent Book


The Charles Horton Cooley Book Award Committee announces its call for nominations for the 2019 award. This award is given annually to an author for a book that represents an important contribution to the perspective of symbolic interaction. To be eligible for the 2019 award, a nominated book should have a publication date between 2016 and 2018. Previously nominated works within this three-year publication period remain eligible but must be re-nominated. 

Please send nominating letters and copies of books to all three committee memberspostmarked by March 1, 2019.

Chair:    Patrick McGinty

                Department of Sociology & Anthropology

                404 Morgan Hall

                Western Illinois University

                Macomb, IL  61455


Members:         Wayne Brekhus

                          Department of Sociology

                          335 Middlebush Hall

                          University of Missouri-Columbia

                          Columbia, MO  65211



                          Jooyoung Lee

                          Department of Sociology

                          University of Toronto

                          725 Spadina Ave.

                          Toronto, ON M5S 2J4



A list of winners of the award can be found here