Honors and Awards
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
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
has been elected a new member of the Institute of Medicine, the health arm of the National Academy of Sciences.
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."
Daniel Schneider received the 2012 Thompson Award from the American Sociological Association's Organizations, Occupation and Work Section
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, 117:1029-72, 2012).