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Press Release: Nominations Open for 2023 SAGE-CASBS Award

Sep 20 2022

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Press Release

Contact:     Mike Gaetani, CASBS mgaetani@stanford.edu / Tel: (650) 736-0119

       Camille Gamboa, SAGE camille.gamboa@sagepub.com/ Tel: (805) 410-7441

Stanford, CA (September 20, 2022) The Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) at Stanford University and SAGE Publishing now are accepting nominations for the 2023 SAGE-CASBS Award.

Established in 2013, the SAGE-CASBS Award recognizes outstanding achievement in the behavioral and social sciences that advances our understanding of pressing social issues. It underscores the role of the social and behavioral sciences in enriching and enhancing public discourse and good governance.

“Social and behavioral science research produces foundational and applied knowledge, expertise, and evidence that make profound societal impact” noted SAGE Publishing CEO Blaise Simqu and CASBS interim director Woody Powell in a joint statement. “SAGE and CASBS are both deeply committed to the goals underlying this award – celebrating scholarship that crosses disciplinary borders, generating new ways of thinking, and advancing academically derived work that informs and improves society as a whole."

Past winners of the award include:

  • Psychologist Daniel Kahneman, 2002 Nobel laureate in economic sciences and author of the acclaimed book Thinking, Fast and Slow
  • Pedro Noguera, the sociologist, education rights activist, as well as Distinguished Professor of Education and Emery Stoops and Joyce King Stoops Dean at the Rossier School of Education at the University of Southern California
  • Kenneth Prewitt, former Director of the U.S. Census Bureau and the Carnegie Professor of Public Affairs at Columbia University
  • William Julius Wilson, the Lewis P. and Linda L. Geyser University Professor, Emeritus at Harvard University
  • Carol Dweck, the Lewis  and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology at Stanford University
  • Jennifer Richeson, the Philip R. Allen Professor of Psychology at Yale University


In addition to a cash prize, the SAGE-CASBS Award winner will deliver a public lecture to be held at CASBS in spring 2023.

More details, submission criteria, and the nomination form are available here: https://casbs.stanford.edu/news/nominations-open-2023-sage-casbs-award. The submission deadline is December 9, 2022.

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Founded in 1954, the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) at Stanford University is renowned as a place where deep thinkers from diverse disciplines and communities come together to confront critical issues of our time. At CASBS, boundaries and assumptions are challenged and cross-disciplinary thinking is the norm. The Center has hosted generations of distinguished scholars and scientists who, in the spirit of collaboration, form an enduring community that advances our understanding of the full range of human beliefs, behaviors, interactions, and institutions. casbs.stanford.edu