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Graduate Student Paper Competition, Society for the Study of Social Problems Mental Health Division

The Mental Health Division announces the 2009 Graduate Student Paper

Papers should involve an empirical analysis, either
qualitative or quantitative, dealing with any aspect of the sociology
of mental health. To be eligible, a paper must have been written
during  2008 or 2009, and it may not be published or accepted for
publication. Papers that have been presented at a professional meeting,
submitted for  presentation at a professional conference, or are under
review for  publication are eligible. Papers must be student-authored.
They may be  single-authored by the student or co-authored by more than
one student,  but may not be co-authored by a faculty member or other
nonstudent.  Paper must not exceed 28 pages including all notes,
references, and  tables.

To submit your paper for consideration, send
two paper copies OR  an electronic copy to:

Dr. Richard Carpiano
Department of Sociology,  University of British Columbia
6303 NW
Marine Drive
Vancouver, BC  Canada V6T 1Z1

Please include 1) a cover  letter
indicating that you are submitting your paper for the  competition; and
2) a letter from your advisor that certifies your  graduate-student
status and offers some brief comments about your work.

The winner will
be announced at the 2009 Annual Meeting in San Francisco  and will
receive a $150 cash award, plus a ticket to the SSSP banquet  where the
award will be presented, conference registration and student 

For more information on SSSP visit

[Source: SDOH list,]