Section on Latino/a Sociology

Latino/a Sociology Section Awards

2013 Winners

Julian Samora Distinguished Career Award:

Nestor Rodriguez, University of Texas at Austin

Presenter: Mary Romero, Chair

Committee Members: William Velez, Tanya Golash Boza, and Chalane Lechuga


Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship and Research Award for a Book:

Cybelle Fox (University of California, Berkeley), Three Worlds of Relief (2012), Princeton University Press.

Presenter:  Victor Rios, Chair

Committee Members: Susan Eckstein, Norma Fuentes-Mayorga, and Louis Esparza


Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship and Research Award for an Article:

Roberto Gonzales (Harvard University), "Learning to be Illegal: Undocumented Youth and Shifting Legal Contexts in the Transitions to Adulthood"(2011), American Sociological Review.

Presenter: Veronica Terriquez, Chair

Committee Members: Lorena Garcia, Van Tran, and Cid Martinez


Cristina Maria Riegos Distinguished Student Paper Award:

Lorena Castro (Stanford University), "Attitudes about Assimilation among the Mexican-origin Population: Evidence from the 2006 Immigrant Rights Marches."

Presenter: Lorena Garcia, Chair

Committee Members: Veronica Terriquez, Van Tran, and Cid Martinez 


Thank you to the Section Awards Committee members for their hard work!