The Outstanding Contribution Award honours colleagues who have significantly contributed to sociology in Canada. The Outstanding Contribution Award shall be a means of recognizing exceptional scholarly merit. The contribution should extend beyond the specialization(s) in which the candidate has primarily worked and their scope should be widely recognized within the Canadian sociological community. The award provides recognition of outstanding scholarly contributions, and will normally be awarded to scholars at an advanced stage in their career, with a well-established record of multiple contributions throughout his or her career.
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