2016 Awards

Year:

2016 Law and Society Association Law & Society Division Sutherland Book Award

Law and Society Association

Appealing to Justice: Prisoner Grievances, Rights, and Carceral Logic

Kitty Calavita, Valerie Jenness

2016 Outstanding Book Award

Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences

Decoding Albanian Organized Crime: Culture, Politics, and Globalization

Jana Arsovska

2016 WSSA Distinguished Book Award

Western Social Science Association

Can't Catch a Break: Gender, Jail, Drugs, and the Limits of Personal Responsibility

Susan Starr Sered, Maureen Norton-Hawk

2016 Society for the Study of Social Problems Theory Division Outstanding Book Award

Society for the Study of Social Problems

Representing Mass Violence: Conflicting Responses to Human Rights Violations in Darfur

Joachim J. Savelsberg

2016 Society for the Study of Social Problems Theory Division Outstanding Book Award

Society for the Study of Social Problems

Appealing to Justice: Prisoner Grievances, Rights, and Carceral Logic

Kitty Calavita, Valerie Jenness

Eileen Basker Memorial Prize

Society for Medical Anthropology

No One Will Let Her Live: Women's Struggle for Well-Being in a Delhi Slum

Claire Snell-Rood

2016 W.W. Howells Book Award

American Anthropological Association

Race, Monogamy, and Other Lies They Told You: Busting Myths about Human Nature

Agustin Fuentes

2016 Ehsan Yarshater Book Award

The International Society for Iranian Studies

A State of Mixture: Christians, Zoroastrians, and Iranian Political Culture in Late Antiquity

Richard E. Payne

Harvell/National Outdoor Book Awards, Environment

National Outdoor Book Awards Foundation

A Sea of Glass: Searching for the Blaschkas' Fragile Legacy in an Ocean at Risk

Drew Harvell

2016 Public Understanding of Sociology Award

American Sociological Association

Damned Lies and Statistics: Untangling Numbers from the Media, Politicians, and Activists

Joel Best

2016 Public Understanding of Sociology Award

American Sociological Association

Random Violence: How We Talk about New Crimes and New Victims

Joel Best

2016 Public Understanding of Sociology Award

American Sociological Association

The Student Loan Mess: How Good Intentions Created a Trillion-Dollar Problem

Joel Best, Eric Best

Out for Sustainability Award (2014)

Out for Sustainability Summit

Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farmworkers in the United States

Seth Holmes

2016 Public Understanding of Sociology Award

American Sociological Association

Flavor of the Month: Why Smart People Fall for Fads

Joel Best

2016 Public Understanding of Sociology Award

American Sociological Association

More Damned Lies and Statistics: How Numbers Confuse Public Issues

Joel Best

Society for the Anthropology of Work Book Prize

Society for the Anthropology of Work

Scratching Out a Living: Latinos, Race, and Work in the Deep South

Angela Stuesse

Best Book Award for the Inquality, Poverty, and Mobility Section

American Sociological Association

Skills of the Unskilled: Work and Mobility among Mexican Migrants

Jacqueline Hagan

2016 Distinguished Career Award, International Migration Section

American Sociological Association

Ethnic Options: Choosing Identities in America

Mary C. Waters

2016 Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Book Award

American Sociological Assocation

Love, Money, and HIV: Becoming a Modern African Woman in the Age of AIDS

Sanyu A. Mojola

2016 Oliver Cromwell Cox Book Award

American Sociological Association

The Scholar Denied: W. E. B. Du Bois and the Birth of Modern Sociology

Aldon Morris

2016 Robert Ezra Park Award for Sociological Practice

Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology

The Scholar Denied: W. E. B. Du Bois and the Birth of Modern Sociology

Aldon Morris

2016 R.R. Hawkins Award

PROSE Award for Excellence

The Scholar Denied: W. E. B. Du Bois and the Birth of Modern Sociology

Aldon Morris

2016 Sociology of Sex and Gender Distinguished Book Award

American Sociological Assocation

Dealing in Desire: Asian Ascendancy, Western Decline, and the Hidden Currencies of Global Sex Work

Kimberly Kay Hoang

2016 Best Scholarly Book Award

American Sociological Association Global & Transnational Sociology Section

Dealing in Desire: Asian Ascendancy, Western Decline, and the Hidden Currencies of Global Sex Work

Kimberly Kay Hoang

2016 Distinguished Book Award

American Sociological Association Section on Sexualities

Dealing in Desire: Asian Ascendancy, Western Decline, and the Hidden Currencies of Global Sex Work

Kimberly Kay Hoang

2016 The Robert B Textor and Family Prize

American Anthropological Association

Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farmworkers in the United States

Seth Holmes

2016 Distinguished Career Award, International Migration Section

American Sociological Association

Coming of Age in America: The Transition to Adulthood in the Twenty-First Century

Edited by Mary C. Waters, Patrick Joseph Carr, Maria Kefalas, Jennifer Ann Holdaway

Margaret Mead Award

Society for Applied Anthropology

Vita: Life in a Zone of Social Abandonment

Joao Biehl

Jacques Barzun Prize

American Philosophical Society

A State of Mixture: Christians, Zoroastrians, and Iranian Political Culture in Late Antiquity

Richard E. Payne

2015 Phi Alpha Theta Best Subsequent Book Award

Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society

The Final Pagan Generation

Edward J. Watts

Margaret Mead Award

American Anthropological Association

The Land of Open Graves: Living and Dying on the Migrant Trail

Jason De Leon

Feldman/AMS/Otto Kinkeldey Award

American Musicological Society

The Castrato: Reflections on Natures and Kinds

Martha Feldman

Houshang Pourshariati Iranian Studies Book Award

Middle East Studies Association

A State of Mixture: Christians, Zoroastrians, and Iranian Political Culture in Late Antiquity

Richard E. Payne

Beatty/AHA/Katz Prize in Latin American and Caribbean History

American Historical Association

Technology and the Search for Progress in Modern Mexico

Edward Beatty

2016 Museum Publications Design Competition

American Alliance of Museums

Covered in Time and History: The Films of Ana Mendieta

Howard Oransky

2016 Betty and Alfred McClung Lee Book Award

Association for Humanist Sociology

The Scholar Denied: W. E. B. Du Bois and the Birth of Modern Sociology

Aldon Morris

2016 Association of Latina and Latino Anthropologists (ALLA) Book Award

American Anthropological Association

Lives in Limbo: Undocumented and Coming of Age in America

Roberto G. Gonzales

2016 Association of Latina and Latino Anthropologists (ALLA) Book Award

American Anthropological Association

The Land of Open Graves: Living and Dying on the Migrant Trail

Jason De Leon

2016 Best Moving Image Book

Kraszna-Krausz Book Award

L.A. Rebellion: Creating a New Black Cinema

Edited by Allyson Field

2016 American Historical Association Pacific Coast Branch Award Honorable Mention

American Historical Association, Pacific Coast Branch

Bread from Stones: The Middle East and the Making of Modern Humanitarianism

Keith David Watenpaugh

Stamp/Richard Wall Memorial Award

Theater Library Association

Lois Weber in Early Hollywood

Shelley Stamp

2016 Award for Excellence in the Study of Religion

American Academy of Religion

A State of Mixture: Christians, Zoroastrians, and Iranian Political Culture in Late Antiquity

Richard E. Payne

2016 Mary W. Klinger Book Award Finalist

Society for Economic Botany

Maize for the Gods: Unearthing the 9,000-Year History of Corn

Michael Blake

2016 Spirited Awards Finalist, Best New Spirits Book

Tales of the Cocktail

Divided Spirits: Tequila, Mezcal, and the Politics of Production

Sarah Bowen