The Award for Public Sociology in International Migration
2016: Nestor Rodriguez
2015: Cecilia Menjívar, Arizona State University
2014: Roberto Gonzales, Harvard University
2013: David Fitzgerald, University of California, San Diego
The Section on International Migration's Aristide Zolberg Student Scholar Award
2017: Gina Marie Longo, “Mothers and Moneymakers: Using Gender Norms for Policing Marriage Fraud in U.S. Immigration,” Unpublished Manuscript, Revised and Resubmitted Gender and Society
2016: Hajar Yazdiha
2015: Ariela Schachter
2014: Rene Flores, Princeton University
2013: Rene Flores, Princeton University, "The resurgence of Race in Europe: Perceptions of Discrimination Among Immigrants in Spain," Social Forces 94(1):237-269. 2015.
2012: Sylvia Zamora,University of California, Los Angeles, "Racial Remittances: the Effect of Migration on Racial Ideologies in Mexico," Sociology of Race and Ethnicity 2(4):466-481. 2016.
2011: Anthony Christian Ocampo, University of California, Los Angeles, "Are Second Generation Filipinos Becoming Asian Americans or Latino? Historical Colonialism, Culture, and Panethnic Identity," Ethnic and Racial Studies 37(3):425-445. 2013.
2010: Van Tran, “English Gain vs. Spanish Loss? Language Assimilation among Second-Generation Latinos in Young Adulthood,” Social Forces 89(1):257–284. 2010.
2009: Phillip Connor, Princeton University, "Do Immigrants Religiously Assimilate? Contextualizing Immigrant Religious Participation in Western Europe, the United States and Canada"
2008: Jody Agius Vallejo, University of California, Irvine, "Latina Spaces: Middle Class Ethnic Capital and Professional Associations in the Latino Community," City & Community 8(2):129-154. 2009.
2007: Suzanna Crage, Indiana University, “Policy, Place, Ideas: Refugee Aid Policy in Munich”
2007 Honorable Mention: Sandra Bucerius, University of Frankfurt, Germany (visiting at University of Toronto), “'What Else Should I Do?' Cultural Influences on the Drug Trade of Migrants in Germany,” Journal of Drug Issues 37(3):673-697. 2007.
2006: Jim Bachmeier, University of California, Irvine, “New Destination Contexts of Reception: Labor Market Coethnic Concentration and the Earning of Recent Mexican Immigrants”
2005: Emily Ryo, Stanford University, “Documenting the Significance of Race for the Undocumented: Occupational Mobility of Undocumented Immigrants”
2003: David FitzGerald, "Nationality and Migration in Modern Mexico," Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 31(1):171-191. 2007.
2002: David Fitzgerald, University of California, Los Angeles, “Beyond ‘Transnationalism’: Mexican Hometown Politics at an American Labor Union,” Ethnic and Racial Studies 27(2):228-247. 2004.
2001: Rebecca Kim, University of California, Los Angeles, “Assimilation, Ethnicity, and Religion: Korean American Campus Evangelicals’ Ethnic Religious Participation”
2000: John Fox, University of California, Los Angeles,“Identity Formation in Migration: The Case of Transylvania Hungarian Guest Workers”
1999: Irene Bloemraad, Harvard University, “A Macro-Institutional Approach to Immigrant Political Incorporation: Comparing the Naturalization Rates and Processes of Portuguese Immigrants in the U.S. and Canada”
1997: Nancy Weinberg, Stanford University, “Labor Market Attainment in the Context of Mass Migration: The Case of Soviet Jewish Immigrants in Israel”
1996: Dae Young Kim, The Graduate Center, City University New York, "The Limits of Ethnic Solidarity: The employment of Mexicans and Ecuadorians in Korean-owned Businesses in New York City"
The Section on International Migration's Distinguished Career Award
2017: Min Zhou, University of California, Los Angeles
2016: Mary Waters
2015: Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo, University of Southern California
2014: Rubén G. Rumbaut, University of California, Irvine
2012: Pyong Gap Min, Queens College
2012: Roger Waldinger, University of California, Los Angeles
2011: Frank D. Bean
2010: Nancy Foner
2009: Douglas S. Massey
2008: Richard D. Alba
2005: Edna Bonacich, University of California,Riverside
2005: Lydio Tomasi, Center for Migration Studies
2004: Herbert J. Gans, Columbia University
2004: Nathan Glazer, Harvard University
2000: Ivan Light, University of California, Los Angeles
1998: Alejandro Portes, Princeton University
The Section on International Migration's Louis Wirth Best Article Award
2017: Ariela Schachter, “From ‘Different’ to ‘Similar’: An Experimental Approach to Understanding Assimilation,” American Sociological Review 81(5):981-1013. 2016.
2016: Mathew J. Creighton and Amaney Jamal, “Does Islam Play a Role in Anti-Immigrant Sentiment? An Experimental Approach,” Social Science Research 53:98-103. 2015.
2016: Kim Ebert and Dina Okamoto, “Legitimating Contexts, Immigrant Protests, and Exclusionary Actions,” Social Problems 62(1):40-67. 2015.
2015: Robert Courtney Smith, “Black Mexicans, Conjunctural Ethnicity, and Operating Identities: Long-Term Ethnographic Analysis,”American Sociological Review 79(3):517-548. 2014.
2014: Hana Brown, Wake Forest University, “Race, Legality, and the Social Policy Consequences of Anti-Immigration Mobilization,” American Sociological Review 78(2):290-314. 2013.
2013: Joanna Dreby, State University of New York, 2012. "The Burden of Deportation on Children in Mexican Immigrant Families," Journal of Marriage and Family 74(4):829–845. 2012.
2013: Julie Stewart, University of Utah, "Fiction over Facts: How competing narrative forms explain policy in a new immigration destination," The Sociological Forum 27(3):591–616. 2012.
The Section on International Migration's Thomas and Znaniecki Best Book Award
2017: Jaeeun Kim, Contested Embrace: Transborder Membership Politics in Twentieth-Century Korea. Stanford University Press. 2016.
2016: Jennifer Lee and Min Zhou, The Asian American Achievement Paradox. Russell Sage Foundation. 2015.
2015: David Fitzgerald and David Cook-Martín, Culling the Masses: The Democratic Origins of Racist Immigration Policy in the Americas. Harvard University Press. 2014.
2014: David A. Cook-Martin, Grinnell College, The Scramble for Citizens: Dual Nationality and State Competition for Immigrants. Stanford University Press. 2013.
2013: Cybelle Fox, University of California, Berkeley, Three Worlds of Relief: Race, Immigration, and the American Welfare State from the Progressive Era to the New Deal. Princeton University Press. 2012.
2012: Natasha Warikoo, Harvard University, Balancing Acts: Youth Culture in the Global City. University of California Press. 2011.
2011: Joanna Dreby, Divided by Borders: Mexican Migrants and their Children. University of California Press. 2010.
2010: Ruben Hernandez-Leon, Metropolitan Migrants: The Migration of Urban Mexicans to the United States. University of California Press. 2008.
2009: Philip Kasinitz, John Mollenkopf, Mary Waters, and Jennifer Holdaway, Inheriting the City: The Children of Immigrants Come of Age. Russell Sage Foundation. 2008.
2008: Ivan Light, Deflecting Immigration: Networks, Markets, and Regulation in Los Angeles. Russell Sage Foundation. 2006.
2007: Dowell Myers, Immigrants and Boomers: Forging a New Social Contract for the Future of America. Russell Sage Foundation. 2007.
2006: Robert Courtney Smith, Baruch College and Graduate Center, City University of New York, Mexican New York: Transnational Lives of New immigrants. University of California Press. 2005.
2006 Honorable Mention: Margaret Chin, Hunter College, Sewing Women: Immigrants and the New York City Garment Industry. Columbia University Press. 2005.
2005: Nancy Foner and George M. Fredrickson, Not Just Black and White: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on Immigration, Race and Ethnicity in the United States. Russell Sage Foundation. 2004.
2005 Honorable Mention: Yen Le Espiritu, Home Bound: Filipino American Lives Across Cultures, Communities and Countries. University of California Press. 2003.
2004: Richard Alba and Victor Nee, Remaking the American Mainstream : Assimilation and Contemporary Immigration. Harvard University Press. 2003.
2004 Honorable Mention: Roger Waldinger and Michael I. Lichter, How the Other Half Works: Immigration and the Social Organization of Labor. University of California Press. 2003.
2004 Honorable Mention: Douglas S. Massey, Jorge Durand, and Nolan J. Malone, Beyond Smoke and Mirrors: Mexican Immigration in an Era of Economic Integration. Russell Sage Foundation. 2002.
2003: Steven J. Gold, The Israeli Diaspora. University of Washington Press. 2002.
2002: Alejandro Portes, Princeton University, Rubén G. Rumbaut, University of California, Irvine, Legacies: The Story of the Immigrant Second Generation. University of California Press. 2001.
2001: Mary C. Waters, Harvard University, Black Identities: West Indian Dreams and American Realities. Harvard University Press. 1999.
2000: Charles Hirschman, University of Washington, Josh De Wind, Social Science Research Council, and Philiph Kasinitz, Hunter College, Handbook of International Migration: The American Experience. Russell Sage Foundation. 1999.
1999: Min Zhou, University of California, Los Angeles, and Carl L. Bankston, III, University of Southwest Louisiana, Growing up American: How Vietnamese Children Adapt to Life in the United States. Russell Sage Foundation. 1998.
1997: Roger Waldinger, University of California, Los Angeles, and Mehdi Bozorgmehr, City University of New York, Ethnic Los Angeles. Russell Sage Foundation. 1996.
1996: Philip Kasinitz, Hunter College and the Graduate Center, City University New York, Caribbean New York: Black Immigrants and the Politics of Race. Cornell University Press. 1992.
1996: Ellen Oxfeld, Middlebury College, Blood, Sweat, and Mahjong: Family and Enterprise in an Overseas Chinese Community. Cornell University Press. 1993.