American Sociological Association

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A publication of the American Sociological AssociationASA News & Events

September/October 2017


Liz Daniele and Will Oliver, won the Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award from the Graduate School at Syracuse University.

Carole Joffe, University of California-San Francisco, was awarded the 2017 Christopher Tietze Lifetime Achievement Award of the National Abortion Federation at its recent annual meeting.

Jennifer Karas Montez, Syracuse University, was awarded the Chancellor’s Citation for Faculty Excellence and Scholarly Distinction at Syracuse University.

Angie Mejia. Syracuse University, has been awarded the sociology department’s dissertation fellowship for the 2017-18 year

Cecilia Menjívar, University of Kansas, received an Andrew Carnegie Fellowship for 2017-2018.

Jackie Orr, Syracuse University, was awarded the Meredith Professor for Teaching Excellence at Syracuse University.

Joachim J. Savelsberg, University of Minnesota, received the 2017 William J. Chambliss Lifetime Achievement Award from the SSSP Law & Society Division. He was offered fellowships at the Institutes for Advanced Study at Stellenbosch (South Africa) and Paris, each for a semester of the 2018-19 academic year.

Steven Stack, Wayne State University, received the Erwin Stengel Award from the International Association for Suicide Prevention for outstanding research on suicide prevention, July 20, 2017, at their International Congress in Kuching, Malaysia. Stack is the first sociologist to receive this honor.