Printer Friendly Version Of American Sociological Association: Environment and Technology Awards Recipients History
http://www.asanet.org/sections/environment_recipients_history.cfm

Environment and Technology Award Recipients

Section Intro | Call for Awards | Award Recipients | Section Webpage | Bylaws


Olsen Student Paper Award
The section made its first Graduate Student Paper Award in 1991.  In 1993, the award name was changed from the Outstanding Student Paper Award to the Olsten Student Paper Award.

Year

Name

Affiliation

Title

2012

Justin Farrell University of Notre Dame

“Moral Outpouring: The BP Oil Spill and Americans’ Responses to Large-Scale Disasters.” 

2011 Co.

Maria Akchurin

University of Chicago

“Constructing the Rights of Nature: Environmentalism, Indigenous Politics, and Legal Mobilization in Ecuador, 1970-2008.”

2011 Co.

Cristina Lucier

Boston College

“Obstacles to precaution and equity in global environmental governance: applications to the Basel Convention.”

2010

KuoRay Mao

 

“The Neoliberal Conundrum: The Western Development Policies, Migration, and Environmental Degradation in Northwestern China.”

2009

Stefano Long -

University of Oregon:

"Mediterranean Rift: The Metabolic Rift in the Sicilian Bluefin Tuna Fishery."

2008

Eric Bonds

 

"The Knowledge-Shaping Process: Elite Mobilization and Environmental Policy."

2007

Norah Mackendrick

University of Toronto

Contaminants, the Human Body and the Framing of Risk: A Study of Canadian News Coverage, 1986-2006

2006

Jessica Crowe
 

Washington State University

“Community Economic Development Strategies in Rural Washington: Toward a Synthesis of Natural and Social Capital”

2005

None given

   

2004

Rebecca Gaisor Altman

Brown University

 

2003

Kari Norgard

University of Oregon

 

2002

Andrew Jorgenson

University of California, Riverside

“The Effects of Trade Dependence, Consumption, and Organic Water Pollution on Infant Mortality: A World Systems Approach”

2001

Michael Mascarenhas

Michigan State University

 

2000

Allison shore

University of California-Santa Cruz

“Risk, Regulation, and Indoor Air Pollution:

Environmental Inequalities Inside”

1999

Reid Helford

Loyola University, Chicago

“Constructing Nature, Constructing Science: Expertise, Activist Science and Lay Complaints in the Chicago Wilderness”

1998

Michael Handel

Harvard University

“Computers and Wage Structure”

1997

Zsuzsa Gille

University of California-Santa Cruz

“Cognitive Cartography in a European Wasteland”

1996

Elizabeth Schaefer Caniglia

University of Notre Dame

"Classifying Proenvironmental Behaviors and Revisiting their Link with Ecological Concern"

1995

Karen O’Neil

University of California-Los Angeles

One Model for Elite-State Relations? The Special Case of Land Owners

1994

Glynis Daniels

Pennsylvania State University

"The Forest Related Content of Children's Textbooks, 1950-1991"

1993

Adam S. Weinberg

Northwestern University

"Sociological Narratives: A Case for a Pragmatic Based Study of Environmental Movements"

1992

Hal Aronson

University of California-Santa Cruz

"Becoming an Environmental Activist: The Process of Transformation from Everyday Life to Making History in the Hazardous Waste Movement"

1991

Adam S. Weinberg

Northwestern University

"Community Right to Know & the Environment: Reconceptualizing the Law"



Fred Buttel Distinguished Contribution
This award was established in 1983.

Year

Name

Affiliation

2012

Kathleen Tierney

University of Colorado- Boulder

2011

Andrew Szasz

University of California, Santa Cruz

2010

Arthur Mol

Wageningen University, Netherlands.

2009

Harvey Molotch

New York University

2008

J. Timmons Roberts

College of William and Mary

2007

Robert Gramling (Co-Winner)

Penelope Canan (Co winner)

University of Louisiana

University of Central Florida

2006

Phil Brown

Brown University

2005

Not Given

 

2004

Steve Kroll-Smith

 

2003

Craig Humphrey

Pennsylvania State University

2002

John Bellamy Foster

University of Oregon

2001

Steven Picou

University of South Alabama

2000

Shirley Laska

University of New Orleans

1999

Eugene A. Rosa

Washington State University

1998

Robert Bullard

Clark Atlanta University

1997

Tom Dietz

George Mason University

1996

William R. Freudenburg

University of Wisconsin

1995

Thomas Rudel

Rutgers University

1994

Frederick Buttel

University of Wisconsin

1993

Marvin E. Olsen

 

1992

David Sills

Social Science Research Council

1991

Kai T. Erikson

 

1990

James F. Short, Jr.

Washington State University

1989

Denton E. Morrison

University of Minnesota

1988

Adeline Levine

SUNY-Buffalo

1987

William Michelson

University of Toronto

1986

William R. Catton, Jr. and Riley E. Dunlap

Washington State University

1995

No award given

 

1984

Allan Schnaiberg

Northwestern University

1983

C.P. Wolf

 

 

Robert Boguslaw Award

Year

Name

Affilation

Title

2012 Not Given    
2011 Not Given    

2010

Govind Gopakumar,

Concordia University, Montreal.

 

2009

Not Given

   

2008

Not Given

   

2007

Not Given

   

2006

Not Given

   

2005

William James Smith, Jr.

 

"Filling a Gap in International Water Development Discourse: Challenges to Capacity Building at the Rural, Remote and Least-wealthy Small Island Scale in Chuuk, Micronesia"

2004

Not given

   

2003

Not given

   

2002

Not given

   

2001

David Pellow

University of Colorado

 

2000

Not given

   

1999

Christopher Wellin

Northwestern University

“Liberation Technology?: Workers’ Knowledge and the Micro-Politics of Adopting Computer-Automation in Industry”

1998

Not given

   

1997

Valerie Kuletz

University of California-Santa Cruz

 

1996

Not given

   

1995

Thomas Webler

Clark University

Right Discourse in Citizen Participation: An Evaluative Yardstick



Allan Schnaiberg Outstanding Publication Award

Year

Name

Affiliation

Title

2012

William Freudenburg and Robert Gramling University of California- Santa Barbara and University of Louisiana 2010. Blowout in the Gulf. MIT Press.

2011

Sherry Cable, Tamara Mix and Thomas Shriver

University of Tennessee, Oklahoma State University and Oklahoma State University

“Risk Society and Contested Illness: The Case of Nuclear Weapons Workers.”. American Sociological Review. Vol 73 (3): 380-401.

2010

Dorceta Taylor

University of Michigan"

The Environment and the People in American Cities, 1600s-1900s: Disorder, Inequality, and Social Change."

2009

Liam Downey

This year the committee considered series of thematically-related articles published between January 1, 2004, and December 31, 2008:

    * Downey, Liam. 2005. "The Unintended Significance of Race: Environmental Racial Inequality in Detroit," Social Forces 83(3):971-1008.

    * Downey, Liam. 2006. "Using Geographic Information Systems to Reconceptualize Spatial Relationships and Ecological Context," American Journal of Sociology 112(2):567-612.

    * Downey, Liam. 2006. "Environmental Racial Inequality in Detroit," Social Forces 85(2):771-796.

    * Downey, Liam. 2007. "US Metropolitan-area Variation in Environmental Inequality Outcomes," Urban Studies 44(5/6): 953-977.

2008

Thomas Rudel:

 

"Tropical Forests: Paths of Destruction and Regeneration

2007

Brett Clark and Richard York

   

2006

Peter Dickens

University of Cambridge

Society and Nature: Changing Our Environment, Changing Ourselves

2005

Dara O’Rourke

Scott Frickel (Honorable Mention)

University of California-Berkeley

Tulane University

Community-Driven Regulation: Balancing Development and the Environment in Vietnam

Chemical Consequences: Environmental Mutagens, Scientist Activism, and the Rise of Genetic Toxicology

2004

Richard York, Eugene A. Rosa, & Thomas Dietz

   

2003

Not given

   

2002

Carlo Jaeger

Ortwin Renn

Eugene A. Rosa

Thomas Webler

Washington State University

Risk, Uncertainty, and Rational Action

2001

Not given

   

2000

Jeffrey E. Olsen

University of Minnesota

Environmental Politics in Japan: Networks of Power

and Protest



Environment and Technology Sociology Mentorship and Teaching Award

Year

Name

Affiliation

2012

Tom Shriver

Oklahoma State University

2011

Richard York

University of Oregon


Environmental Sociology Practice and Outreach Award:

Year

Name

Affiliation

2012

  Not Awarded

2011

  Not Awarded

2010

Daniel Faber

Northeastern University.