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Section on Aging and the Life Course Award Recipients

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The Section on Aging and the Life Course's Matilda White Riley Distinguished Scholar Award

YEAR

NAME

AFFILIATION AT TIME OF AWARD

2014

Kenneth Ferraro

Purdue University

2013

Gunhild Hagestad

NOVA/Norwegian Social Research and the University of Agder

2012

Duane Alwin

Pennsylvania State University

2011

Jon (Joe) Hendricks

Oregon State University

2010

Judy Treas

University of California -- Irvine

2009

Dale Dannefer

Case Western Reserve University

2008

Angela O’Rand

Duke University

2007

Leonard Pearlin

University of Maryland, College Park

2006

Peter Uhlenberg

University of North Carolina

2005

Charles F. Longino, Jr.

Wake Forest University

2004

Linda George

Duke University

2003

Fredric D. Wolinsky

University of Iowa

2002

Martin Kohli

Free University of Berlin

2001

Phyllis Moen

Cornell University

2000

Carroll Estes

University of California - San Francisco

1999

Karl Ulrich Mayer

Max Plank Institute, Berlin

1998

Glen H. Elder

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

1997

Eva Kahana

Case Western Reserve University

1996

Jaber F. Gubrium

University of Florida

1995

Vern Bengston

University of Southern California

1994

Jill Quadagno

Florida State University

1993

Marie R. Haug

Case Western Reserve University

1992

Helena Znaniecka Lopata

Loyola University-Chicago

1991

John Myles

Carleton University

1990

David L. Featherman

Social Science Research Council

1989

Anne Foner

Rutgers University

1988

Matilda White Riley

NIH

1987

Ethel Shanas

 

1986

Irving Rosow

University of California-San Francisco

1985

George Maddox

Duke University

1984

Gordon Streib

University of Florida

 

 

The Section on Aging and the Life Course Outstanding Publication Award

YEAR

NAME

AFFILIATION AT TIME OF AWARD

TITLE

2014

David Warner, Tyson Brown University of Nebraska– Lincoln, Vanderbilt University

“Understanding how race/ethnicity and gender define age-trajectories of disability:  An intersectionality approach” This paper was published Social Science and Medicine. April 2011; 72(8): 1236–1248.

2013

Richard Settersten and Jacqueline Angel Oregon State University and University of Texas at Austin

Handbook on the Sociology of Aging. (Springer 2011)

2012

Markus H. Schafer, Kenneth F. Ferraro and Sarah A. Mustillo University of Toronto, Purdue University and Purdue University 2011. “Children of Misfortune: Early Adversity and Cumulative Inequality in Perceived Life Trajectories.” American Journal of Sociology 116:1053-1091.

2011

Monica Kirkpatrick Johnson, Stefanie Mollborn Washington State University, University of Colorado, Boulder “Growing up Faster, Feeling Older: Hardship in Childhood and Adolescence.” Social Psychology Quarterly 72: 39-60.

2010

Josephy C. Hermanowicz

University of Georgia.

Lives in Science: How Institutions Affect Academic Careers. University of Chicago Press, 2009

2009

Anrea Wilson, Kim, Shuey and Glen Elder Jr.

University of Western Ontario and University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Cumulative Advantage Processes as Mechanisms of Inequality in Life Course Health.” American Journal of Sociology 112:1886-1924, 2007

2008

Arland Thornton, William Axinn, Yu Xie..

 

Marriage and Cohabitation. Chicago: University of Chicago Press

2007

Brian Powell, Lala Steelman and Robert Carini

Indiana University, University of South Carolina and University of Louisville

“Advancing Age, Advantaged Youth: Parental Age and the Transmission of Resources to Children.” Social Forces, March 2006, vol. 84: 1359-1390

1999

Ching-Kwan Lee

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Gender and the South China Miracle: Two Worlds of Factory Women


The Section on Aging and the Life Course Graduate Student Paper Award

This annual award honors the outstanding paper written by a graduate student (or students) member(s) of the Section on Aging and the Life Course, as determined by the Graduate Student Paper Award committee. At the 1996 Annual Meeting, a Graduate Student Paper Award was established in place of the Doctoral Dissertation Award. Papers authored or coauthored solely by students are eligible; faculty co-authorship is not allowed. Eligible student authors include master's students and pre-doctoral student members of the section who are currently enrolled in a graduate program or who have graduated no earlier than December of 2009.

YEAR

NAME

AFFILIATION AT TIME OF AWARD

TITLE

2014

Jonathan Horowitz University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

“Doing less with more: Cohorts, education and civic participation in America.”

2013

Stacy Marlena Torres University of California- New York University

"Where Everybody May Not Know Your Name: The Importance of Elastic Ties"

2012 Co.

Christopher Steven Marcum RAND Corporation

“Age Differences in Daily Social Activities,''  

2012 Co.

Maggie Frye University of California- Berkeley "Bright Futures in Malawi's New Dawn: Educational Aspirations as Assertions of Identity," American Journal of Sociology

2011

Markus H. Schafer, Lindsay A. Rinaldo

Purdue University

Childhood Conditions, Educational Attainment, and Adult Health: Who Benefits the Most from College?

2010

Daniel Carlson

Ohio State University

"Explaining the curvilinear Relationship between Age at First Birth and Depression among Women."

2009

Kyle Longest

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Integrating Identity Theory and the Life Course Persepctive: The Case of Adolescent Religious Behavior.

2008 Co.

Genevieve Pham-Kanter

University of Chicago

"Social Comparisons and Health: Can Having Richer Friends and Neighbors Make You Sicker?"

2008 Co.

Tetyana P. Shippee,

Purdue University

"'But I am Not Moving': Residents' Perspectives on Transitions within a Continuing Care Retirement Community"

2007

Daniel Carlson,

Ohio State University

"The Stress of Non-Marital Events"

2006

Jinyyoung Kim
Emily Durden

University of Texas - Austin

“Socioeconomic Status and Age Trajectories of Health”

2005

Yang Yang

University of Chicago

“Is Getting Old Depressing? Growth Trajectories and Cohort Variations in Late Life Depression”

2004

Amelie Quesnel-Vallee and Miles G. Taylor

McGill University

Duke University

"Socioeconomic Status Across the Life Course and Mental Health in Adulthood: The Interplay of Ascribed and Achieved Statuses"

2003

Krysia N. Mossakowski

Indiana University

“The Nativity Paradox and the Social Timing of Immigration over the Life Course”

2002

Tay McNamara,

Boston College

 

2001

Joy E. Pixley and Carter T. Butts.

 

"Analyzing Life Course Patterns with the Interval Graph Approach"

2000

Kim Shuey,

Florida State University,

"In the Middle: Intergenerational Patterns of Assistance Among a Cohort of American Couples"

1999

Guobin Yang

New York University

“The Liminal Effects of Social Movements: Red Guards and the Transformation of Identity”



The Section on Aging and the Life Course Dissertation Award

This award was last offered in 1999. It has been replaced by the Graduate Student Paper Award
This award was established in 1986, but no award was given that year.  In 1990, the Section honored Robert M. Ball with a Special Award for his substantial contributions to social policy.

YEAR

NAME

AFFILIATION AT TIME OF AWARD

DISSERTATION TITLE

1999

Andrea Wilson

Florida State University

“Women’s Economic Well Being in Later Life: A Life Course Perspective”

1996

Robin Weinick

Agency for Health Care Policy Research, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

“Coresidence and Intergenerational Assistance in the United States”

1994

Cheryl Elman

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

“Household Structure, Local Economics, and the Labor Force: Attachment of Elderly American Males in 1910: A Contextual Analysis”

1993

Sally K. Gallagher

University of Massachusetts-Amherst

“Family and Community Caregiving by the Elderly: The New Volunteers”

1992

Ann Robertson

University of California-Berkeley

“Beyond Apocalyptic Demography: Critical Reflections on the Politics of Need”

1991

Deborah Merrill

Brown University

“The Tradeoff Between Caregiving and Employment for Familial Caregivers of the Disabled Elderly”

1990

Roma Hanks

University of Delaware

“Family & Corporation Linkage in Timing & Control of Incentive Based Early Retirement”

1989

Jason S. Lee

University of Michigan

“Age, Social Factors, & Abstraction: A Study of Adult Intellectual Development”

1987

Deborah T. Gold