American Sociological Association members voted to honor Oliver Cromwell Cox More ...
On September 29, 1971, Oliver C. Cox received a letter from the American Sociological Association informing him that he was the first person to be selected for the "Dubois-Johnson-Frazier Award." We are pleased to share this letter which was discovered and given to Juliet Awon Uibopuu on May 3, 2006.
Dr. Michael Eric Dyson
Recommended "Caste, Class and Race"
in Newsweek Magazine
In the February 12, 2007 issue of Newsweek Magazine,
"An Important Book that has been overlooked:
'Caste, Class, and Race' by Oliver Cromwell Cox.
The battle between races and classes has never been dealt
with as powerfully or more clearly."
The American Sociology Association annually presents The Oliver C. Cox award for the best sociology book.
February 2, 2007
This annual award honors the memory of Oliver Cromwell Cox.
The award recognizes sociologically related books or articles published in
the last two years that make a distinguished and significant contribution to the
eradication of racism. The winner will be announced at the section
reception at the 2007 ASA meeting in
Earl Wright II, Ph.D.
Chairperson & Associate Professor
Department of Sociology
"…Caste, Class and Race which was first published by the Doubleday Book Company in 1948. For this book, which sold out in six months, Cox received the George Washington Carver Award from Doubleday Company."
The Oliver C. Cox Scholarship Fund is an endowed scholarship for students at George Washington University. "We look at the need factor as determined by the FAFSA application, and then make awards accordingly until the fund is fully expended for the year. Naturally, a student must be making academic progress towards his/her degree."