Charles S. Johnson Award

The Charles S. Johnson Award is given by the SSS to an individual in recognition of distinguished scholarly contributions on race and the South. The award honors a significant career of professional achievements. Award recipients may organize a session at the annual meeting.

Nomination Procedure
Any member of the SSS may submit a nomination but self-nominations are not accepted. The primary nominator should submit a package including several letters endorsing the nomination (the majority of them from current SSS members), the nominee’s curriculum vitae, particular publications and/or other supporting documentation.

Nominations must be submitted by December 1 in even numbered years to Chair of SSS Committee on Honors.

Email nominations, including electronic versions of supplementary materials, are preferred. The award will be given in odd numbered years.

Charles S. Johnson Award Recipients