The Martin L. Levin Distinguished Service Award
The Martin L. Levin Distinguished Service Award honors outstanding service to the Southern Sociological Society by recognizing those members who have made exemplary contributions to the Southern Sociological Society through direct service over a lifetime or significant portion of their professional careers.
Contributions of recipients should have been vital in fulfilling the Society’s mission and sustaining its annual meetings. Their record may include serving in major fiduciary and organizational leadership roles, either as an officer or chair/member of committees, or as a program chair, session organizer, discussant, etc.; or it may involve providing leadership for innovative changes in the organization and functioning of the Society, in building the Society’s membership, or in other ways.
Recipients of this award are expected to have been members of the Society for a considerable portion of their careers.