Latino/a Sociology Section Awards
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!