American Sociological Association

Section on Sociology of Law

2015 Award Recipients

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Sociology of Law Section – 2015 Award Winners

Distinguished Book Award

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Dr. Lynette J. Chua's Portrait

Winner: Lynette J. Chua, National University of Singapore

Mobilizing Gay Singapore: Rights and Resistance in an Authoritarian State

(Temple University Press, 2014)

Honorable Mention: Charles R. Epp, Steven Maynard-Moody, and Donald P. Haider-Markel, University of Kansas

Pulled Over: How Police Stops Define Race and Citizenship

(University of Chicago Press, 2014)

Distinguished Article Award

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Dr. Kathryne M. Young's Portrait

Winner: Kathryne M. Young, Stanford University

“Everyone Knows the Game: Legal Consciousness in the Hawaiian Cockfight.” Law and Society Review 48(3):499-530. (2014)

Honorable Mention:

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Dr. Sarah Morando Lakhani and Dr. Stefan Timmermans' Portrait

Sarah Morando Lakhani, UC-Berkeley, and Stefan Timmermans, UCLA

“Biopolitical Citizenship in the Immigration Adjudication Process.”  Social Problems (61)3: 360-379. (2014)

Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Award

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Dr. Monica C. Bell's Portrait

Monica C. Bell, Harvard University

“From Legal Cynicism to Situational Trust”

Outstanding Undergraduate Student Paper Award

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Dr. Laily Sheybani's Portrait

Laily Sheybani, Northwestern University (Class of 2013)

“‘That’s Him, Officer!’ (Or Is It?): The Effects of Unarticulated Instructions on Eyewitness Accuracy in Culprit Recognition”