Honors and Awards

Jason Barabas and Jacob Bowers honored with 2012 APSA Awards

Jason Barabas (Cohort 11 — Harvard Alumni List) 

was awarded the 2012 Best Paper Award from the Experimental Research Section of the American Political Science Association.  Jake Bowers (Cohort 12 - Harvard) was awarded the 2012 Emerging Scholar Award from the Political Methodology Section of the American Political Science Association.

 

Dr. Bowers is Assistant Professor, in the Department of Political Science at University of Illinois-Urbana

Dr. Barabas is Professor in the Department of Political Science at Stony Brook University
December 04, 2012

Graeme Boushey and Hahrie Han Elected to APSA Public Policy Section Council

Graeme T. Boushey (Cohort 17 — Michigan Alumni List) 

and Hahrie Han (Cohort 16 - Harvard) have been elected to Public Policy Section Council of the American Political Science Association.  They join fellow program alumni Patricia Strach (Cohort 15 - Harvard) and Andrea Campbell (Cohort 8 - Yale) who is the current Public Policy Section Council President.

Dr. Han is Associate Professor of Social Sciences, in the Department of Political Science at Wellesley College

Dr. Boushey is Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at University of California, Irvine
October 19, 2012

Paula Lantz Elected to Institute of Medicine

Paula M. Lantz (Cohort 1 — Michigan Alumni List) 

has been elected a new member of the Institute of Medicine, the health arm of the National Academy of Sciences.

Dr. Lantz is Associate Dean for Research and Policy Engagement and Professor in the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at University of Michigan
October 16, 2012

Rene Almeling received the 2012 Diana Forsythe Prize from the American Anthropological Association

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

received the 2012 Diana Forsythe Prize from the American Anthropological Association for her book Sex Cells: The Medical Market for Eggs and Sperm  (University of California Press, 2012). 

The prize, given annually to “the best book on gender, work, science, technology, and medicine,” is jointly awarded by two sections of the American Anthropological Association. In announcing the award, the prize committee commended Almeling's ”deep, yet accessible analysis of the gendered work of gamete donation among both young women and young men in America who are responding to a commercial market for their sex cells. The book is theoretically framed, ethnographically compelling, and accessible to broad audiences."

Dr. Almeling is Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at Yale University
September 17, 2012

Daniel Schneider received the 2012 Thompson Award from the American Sociological Association's Organizations, Occupation and Work Section

Daniel Schneider (Cohort 19 — Berkeley/UCSF Alumni List) 

received the 2012 Thompson Award from the American Sociological Association's Organizations, Occupation and Work Section for his article "Gender Deviance and Household Work: The Role of Occupation" (American Journal of Sociology, 117[4]:1029-72, 2012).

Dr. Schneider is Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at University of California, Berkeley
August 21, 2012