American Sociological Association

Section on Race, Gender, and Class

Section on Race, Gender and Class Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Book Award



Affiliation at Time of Award


2017 Riche' J. Daniel Barnes  

Raising the Race: Black Career Women Redefine Marriage, Motherhood and Community, Rutgers University Press

2016 Co-Winner Kimberly Kay Hoang  

2015. Dealing in Desire: Asian Ascendancy, Western Decline, and the Hidden Currencies of Global Sex Work. Berkeley: University of California Press.

2016 Co-Winner Carla Shedd  

2015. Unequal City: Race, Schools, and Perceptions of Injustice. New York, NY: Russell Sage Foundation. 


Laurie Cooper Stoll  

2013. Race and Gender in the Classroom: Teachers, Privilege and Enduring Social Inequalities. Lexington Books


Adia Harvey Wingfield Georgia State University

No More Invisible Man: Race and Gender in Men’s Work (Temple University Press, 2013)


Lorena Garcia University of Illinois at Chicago.

Respect Yourself, Protect Yourself: Latina Girls and Sexual Identity (NYU Press. 2012.)

2012 Co.

Alondra Nelson Columbia University

Body and Soul: The Black Panther Party and the Fight Against Medical Discrimination. University of Minnesota Press.

2012 Co.

Jennifer Jihye Chun University of British Columbia

Organizing at the Margins: The Symbolic Politics of Labor in South Korea and the United States. Cornell University Press.


Miliann Kang

University of Massachusetts - Amherst

The Managed Hand: Race, Gender, and the Body in Beauty Service Work Publisher: University of California Press

2010 co

Anna Romina Guevarra.


Marketing Dreams, Manufacturing Heroes: The Transnational Labor Brokering of Filipino Workers. Rutgers University Press. 2009.

2010 co

Jody Miller


Getting Played: African American Girls, Urban Inequality. New York University Press. 2008.

2009 co.

Amy Wilkins

University of Colorado, Boulder

Wannabes, Goths and Christians: The Boundaries of Sex, Style and Status. University of Chicago Press.

2009 co.

Jessica Fields

San Francisco State University

Risky Lessons: Sex Education and Social Inequality. Rutgers University Press

2008 Co.

Celine-Marie Pascale

American University

Making Sense of Race, Class and Gender. Routledge.

2008 Co.

Dara Strolovitch


Affirmative Advocacy: Race, Class, and Gender in Interest Group Politics. Chicago, IL. The University of Chicago Press.


Evelyn Nakano Glenn

University of California-Berkeley

Unequal Freedom: How Race and Gender Shaped American Citizenship and Labor


Kenneth Nuebeck

Noel A. Cazenave

University of Connecticut

Welfare Racism: Playing the Race Card Against America’s Poor


Elaine Bell Kaplan

University of Southern California

Not Our Kind of Girl: Unraveling the Myths of Black Teenage Motherhood


Section on Race, Gender and Class Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Article Award



Affiliation at Time of Award


2017 Sabrina Strings  

“Obese Black Women as ‘Social Dead Weight’: Reinventing the ‘Diseased Black Woman.” Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 41(1):107-130

2016 Co-Winner C. Shawn McGuffey.  

2013. "Rape and Racial Appraisals: Culture, Intersectionality, and Black Women’s Accounts of Sexual Assault." DuBois Review: Social Science Research on Race. 10(1): 109-130.

2016 Co-Winner Jennifer Carlson  

2015. "Mourning Mayberry: guns, Masculinity, and Socioeconomic Decline" Gender and Society. 29(3): 386-409.


Kimberly Kay Hoang


2014. “‘Flirting with Capital: Negotiating Perceptions of Pan- Asian Ascendency and Western Decline in Global Sex Work.” Social Problems 61(4): 507-529.


Amy Wilkins


2012. "Becoming Black Women: Intimate Stories and Intersectional Identities." Social Psychology Quarterly 75(2): 173-196.


Catherine E. Harnois and Mosi Ifatunji

Wake Forest University and Univesity of North Carolina- Chapel Hill

"Gendered measures, endered Models: toward an intersectional analysis of interpersonal racial discrimination," Ethnic and Racial Studies (Vol. 34, No. 6), June 2011, pp. 1006-1028.


Hae Yeon Choo & Myra Marx Ferree

University of Wisconsin - Madison

"Practicing Intersectionality in Sociological Research: A Critical Analysis of Inclusions, Interactions, and Institutions in the Study of Inequalities." Sociological Theory 28 (2): 129-149


Adia Harvey Wingfield.

University of California, Berkeley

“Racializing the Glass Escalator:Reconsidering Men’s Experiences with Women’s Work”

/Gender and Society /February 2009 Vol. 23 pp. 5-26.


Myra Marx Ferree

University of Wisconsin at Madison

"Inequality, Intersectionality and the Politics of Discourse: Framing Feminist Alliances" in The Discursive Politics of Gender Equality edited by Emanuela Lombardo, Petra Meier, and Mieke Verloo. Publisher: Routledge


Natalia Sarkisian, Mariana Gerena, and Naomi Gerstel

Boston College, Northeastern University and University of Massachusetts,

, "Extended Family Integration Among Euro and Mexican Americans: Ethnicity, Gender, and Class," Journal of Marriage and Family, Volume 69

(February 2007):40-54.


Miliann Kang

Women’s Studies Program, University of Massachusetts

"The Managed Hand: The Commercialization of Bodies and Emotions in Korean Immigrant-Owned Nail Salons"


Ivy Kennelly

George Washington University

“That Single Mother Element: How White Employers Typify Black Women”


Elisa Facio

University of Colorado

“Jineterismo During the Special Period”


Section on Race, Gender and Class Distinguished Graduate Student Paper Award



Affiliation at Time of Award


2017 Felipe A. Dias  

“How Skin Color, Class Status, and Gender Intersect in the Labor Market: Evidence from a Field Experiment”

2016 Susila Gurusami  

"Motherwork under the State: The Maternal Labor of Formerly Incarcerated Black Women."


Monica Bell


“From Legal Cynicism to Situational Trust”


Alexis McCurn

University of California, Santa Barbara

“Keeping It Fresh': How Young Black Women Negotiate Self-Representation and Controlling Images in Urban Space"


Oluwakemi Balogun

University of California, Berkeley

"Cultural and Cosmopolitan: Idealized Femininity and Embodied Nationalism in Nigerian Beauty Pageants,"


Alexander Lu

Indiana University

"Intersections of Discrimination in Immigration Law: Narrating Chinese Women’s Experiences during the Chinese Exclusion Era"


Debra Guckenheimer


"Unity and Invisible Identities: Toward an Intersectional Analysis of Israeli Society"


Laura Lopez-Sanders

Stanford University

"Trapped at the Bottom: Racilized and Gendered Labor Queues in New Immigrant Destinations"

2008 Co.

Glenda Flores,

University of Southern California

"The Paradox of Race at the Workplace:

Latina Teachers Navigating Racial/Ethnic Tensions and Opportunities on the Job"

2008 Co.

Eran Shor,

Stony Brook University

“Contested Masculinities: The New Jew and the Construction

of Black and Palestinian Athletes in Israeli Media."


Oscar F. Gil-Garcia

University of California, Santa Barbara

“The Rural Women’s Movement: Engendering Democracy in Post-Apartheid South Africa”


Raine Dozier

University of Washington

“Accumulating Disadvantage: The Growth in the Black-White Wage Gap Among Women”


Sarah A. Damaske (1st place)

Angie Beeman (2nd place)

Jessica Holden Sherwood

New York University

University of Connecticut

North Carolina State University

"Brown Suits Need Not Apply: The Transition from

School to Work in a College Career Center"

"Emotional Segregation: An Analysis of Institutional Racism in U.S. Films"

"Not Multicultural, Just Diverse: Racial Discourse in Exclusive Country Clubs"


Smitha Radhakrishnan

Kumiko Nemoto (Honorable Mention)



Donnell Butler

Princeton University

“When Race Matters: Racial Variation in College Enrollment Revisted”


Natalia Sarkisian

University of Massachusetts, Amherst

“More of Less Kin: Assessing the Debates on Kin Support in European and African American Families”


Celine-Maria Pascale

University of California, Santa Cruz

“All in a Days Work: A Feminist Analysis of Identity and Inequality in Class Theory”


Ed Collom

University of California, Riverside

“Segregation and Segmentation: Race and Gender as Determinants of Class Location”


Section on Race, Gender and Class Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Award



Affiliation at Time of Award



Juan Battle


Women Without Class: Girls, Race, and Identity


Bart Landry

University of Maryland

Black Working Wives: Pioneers of the American Family Revolution


Distinguished Career Award

2017     Patricia Hill Collins, Distinguished University Professor University of Maryland

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