American Sociological Association

Section on Animals and Society

Animals Section Scholarship Awards


2016 Awards Reception


2016 ASA Animals & Society Section Award Winners


Congratulations to the winners of the following awards:

Award for Distinguished Scholarship: David Grazian, University of Pennsylvania, book title  "American Zoo: A Sociological Safari" 

Jane Goodall Award for Distinguished Graduate Student Scholarship: Andrea Laurent-Simpson, Texas Women’s University, for her unpublished manuscript “Extending Identity Theory: Parenting and Identity Formation in the Context of Human-Animal Relationships”

Clifton Bryant Animals & Society Course Award: Keri Brandt of Fort Lewis College for her class “Animals & Society” 

The award winners were honored on Tuesday, August 23rd at the Seattle Sheraton during the 111th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association.

Thank you to the committee for reading all of the wonderful submissions.