—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School
In my capacity as Chair of the AALS Section on Law & Religion, I have created a new award to recognize junior professors for scholarly excellence in the field. I invite our readers to nominate colleagues for the award, which will be named the “Harold Berman Prize.” Self-nominations are welcome as well. The Call for Nominations follows below.
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
Starting this year, the AALS Section on Law & Religion will award the “Harold Berman Prize” to recognize scholarly excellence by an untenured professor at an AALS Member School.
The Prize will be given to the author of an article, published between July 15, 2015 and July 15, 2016, which has made an outstanding scholarly contribution to the field of law and religion.
The recipient must be a tenure-track faculty member at an AALS Member School and must have served no more than 6 years as a faculty member as of the date of the awarding of the Prize. The Prize will be awarded at the 2017 AALS Annual Meeting, scheduled for January 4-7, 2017.
Nominations should be sent by email to Professor Michael Helfand (michael.helfand@pepperdine.
Questions about the Prize should be addressed to Professor Richard Albert (firstname.lastname@example.org), Chair of the Section on Law & Religion.
Zak Calo (Hamad Bin Khalifa / Valparaiso)
Rick Garnett (Notre Dame)
Michael Helfand (Pepperdine)
Lisa Roy Shaw (Mississippi)