The Section on Animals and Society's Award for Distinguished Scholarship
2018: Elizabeth Cherry, Manhattanville College, Culture and Activism: Animal Rights in France and the United States. Routledge. 2016.
2017: Betsie Garner and David Grazian, "Naturalizing Gender through Childhood Socialization Messages in a Zoo," Social Psychology Quarterly 79(3):181-198. 2016.
2016: David Grazian, American Zoo: A Sociological Safari. Princeton University Press. 2015.
2014: Lisa Jean Moore and Mary Kosut, Purchase College, State University of New York, Buzz: Urban Beekeeping and the Power of the Bee. New York University Press. 2013.
2013: Richard York and Philip Mancus, “The Invisible Animal: Anthrozoology and Macrosociology,” Sociological Theory 31(1):75-91. 2013.
2013: David Grazian, University of Pennsylvania, "Where the Wild Things Aren’t: Exhibiting Nature in American Zoos" The Sociological Quarterly 53(4):546-565. 2016.
2013: David Nibert, Wittenberg University, "The Fire Next Time: The Coming Cost of Capitalism, Animal Oppression and Environmental Ruin,” Journal of Human Rights and the Environment 3:141-158. 2012.
2011: Rhoda Wilkie, Livestock/Deadstock: Working with Animals from Birth to Slaughter. Temple University Press. 2010.
2010: Amy Fitzgerald, University of Windsor, Linda Kalof, Michigan State University, and Thomas Dietz, Michigan State University, “Slaughterhouses and Increased Crime Rates: An Empirical Analysis of Spillover from 'The Jungle' into the Surrounding Community,” Organization and Environment 22(2):158-184. 2009.
2009: Arnold Arluke, Northeastern University, Just a Dog: Understanding Animal Cruelty and Ourselves. Temple University Press. 2006.
2008: Colin Jerolmack, New York University, "Animal Practices, Ethnicity, and Community: The Turkish Pigeon Handlers of Berlin," American Sociological Review 72(6):874-894. 2007.
2007: Leslie Irvine, University of Colorado, If You Tame Me: Understanding our Connection with Animals. Temple University Press. 2004.
The Section on Animals and Society's Clifton Bryant Animals and Society Course Award
2018: Carol Thompson, Texas Christian University, "Perspectives on Human-Animal Relationships"
2017: Jenny R. Vermilya, University of North Georgia, "Animals and Society"
2016: Keri Brandt, Fort Lewis College, "Animals & Society"
2014: Liz Grauerholz, University of Central Florida, "Animals and Health"
2013: Linda Kalof, Michigan State University, “Animals and Social Transformations”
The Section on Animals and Society's Jane Goodall Award for Distinguished Graduate Student Scholarship
2018: Laurent Cilia, University of Colorado, Boulder, "Agriculture, Socioecological Inequality, and the Plight of the Honeybee: An Intersectional Analysis"
2017: Caleb Scoville, University of California, Berkeley, "Hydraulic Society and a 'Stupid Little Fish': Toward a Historical Ontology of the Nonhuman"
2016: Andrea Laurent-Simpson, “Extending Identity Theory: Parenting and Identity Formation in the Context of Human-Animal Relationships”
2015: Braden Leap, “Collective Troubles: Transforming Neoliberalism Through Interaction with Nonhumans,” Geoforum 56(1):182-191. 2014.
2014: Ryan Gunderson, Michigan State University, “From Cattle to Capital: Exchange Value, Animal Commodification, and Barbarism,” Critical Sociology 39(2):259-275. 2013.
2013: Loredana Loy, New York University, “The Social Impact of Cinematic Discourse”
2010: Benjamin Merriman, University of Chicago, “Putting Animals to Work: The Ideology of Animal-Based Production and the Problem of Interspecies Solidarity”
2009: Benjamin Merriman, University of Chicago, "The Biological and Historical Animal: Toward a Usable Marx"
2008: Elizabeth Cherry, University of Chicago, "Deconstructing Symbolic Boundaries: Cultural Strategies of New Social Movements," Sociological Forum 25(3):450-475. 2010.
2007: Colter Ellis, University of Colorado, "Negotiating Contradictions: Human-Nonhuman Animal Relationships in Cattle Ranching"