Honors and Awards

Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach and Craig Volden win awards from APPAM

Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach (Cohort 9 — Berkeley/UCSF Alumni List) 

won the 2013 Raymond Vernon Memorial Award from the APPAM.  Craig Volden (Cohort 8 — Michigan) won the 2013 Best Comparative Paper Award, also from the APPAM.  Congratulations!

Dr. Schanzenbach is Professor of Human Development and Social Policy in the at Northwestern University
November 01, 2013

Rene Almeling receives 2013 Arthur Greer Memorial Prize from Yale

Rene Almeling (Cohort 15 — Berkeley/UCSF Alumni List) 

received the 2013 Arthur Greer Memorial Prize from Yale in recognition of her work on the medical profession’s cultural and regulatory influence on bodily goods and processes.

Dr. Almeling is Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at Yale University
October 30, 2013

Eric Oliver receives APSA award for publication

J. Eric Oliver (Cohort 6 — Yale Alumni List) 

was awarded the Best Book Award from the Urban Politics Section of the American Political Science Association for Local Elections and the Politics of Small-Scale Democracy (Princeton University, 2012).

Dr. Oliver is Professor in the Department of Political Science at University of Chicago
September 04, 2013

Hans Noel receives APSA award for publication

Hans C. Noel (Cohort 15 — Michigan Alumni List) 

received the Heinz I. Eulau award from the American Political Science Association (APSA) for his publication in Perspectives on Politics last year.

Dr. Noel is Associate Professor in the Department of Government at Georgetown University
August 23, 2013

Scholars and Alumni honored by the American Sociological Association

Christopher A. Bail (Cohort 18 — Michigan Alumni List) 

received the Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Article Award from the Political Sociology section for "The Fringe Effect: Civil Society Organizations and the Evolution of Media Discourse about Islam since September 11th Attacks."

Rachel Kahn Best (Cohort 19 - Michigan) received the Eliot Friedson Award from the Medical Sociology section.

Cybelle Fox (Cohort 14 - Berkeley/UCSF) received the Thomas and Znaniecki Best Book Award from the International Migration section, the Book Award from the Latino/a Sociology section, and the Distinguished Contribution to Scholar Book Award from the Political Sociology section for Three Worlds of Relief: Race, Immigration, and the American Welfare State from the Progressive Era to the New Deal (Princeton University Press, 2012).

S. Michael Gaddis (Cohort 20 - Michigan) received the Best Graduate Student Paper Award from the Inequality, Poverty and Mobility section and the James E. Blackwell Graduate Student Paper Award from the Section on Racial and Ethnic Minorities for "Discrimination in the Credential Society: An Audit Study of Race and College Selectivity in the Labor Market."

Rene Almeling (Cohort 15 - Berkeley/UCSF) received an Honorable Mention from the Sex and Gender section for Sex Cells: the Medical Market for Eggs and Sperm (University of California Press, 2011).

 

Dr. Almeling is Assistant Professor, in the Department of Sociology at Yale University.

Dr. Gaddis is a Scholar, in the RWJF Scholars in Health Policy Research Program at the University of Michigan.

Dr. Fox is Assistant Professor, in the Department of Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley.

Dr. Best is a Scholar, in the RWJF Scholars in Health Policy Research Program at the University of Michigan.

Dr. Bail is Douglas and Ellen Lowey Assistant Professor of Sociology in the Department of Sociology at Duke University
August 13, 2013