Section on the Sociology of Sex and Gender Award Recipients

 


Sally Hacker Dissertation Award

(Award first presented in 1987; named for Sally Hacker in 1991/1992)

YEAR

NAME

AFFILIATION AT TIME OF AWARD

OTHER/TITLE

2013 Co-winner

Michela Musto

 

"Athletes in the Pool, Girls and Boys on Deck:  The Contextual Construction of Gender on a Co-ed Youth Swim Team."

2013 Co-winner

Abigail Andrews

 

"Women's Political Engagement in Migrant Communities: Restructuring Gender to Sustain el Pueblo."  

2012

Jennifer Carlson University of California- Berkeley

“The equalizer? Guns, gender and the politics of vulnerability”

2011

J. Edward Sumerau

Harvard University

“Becoming Responsible Gay Christian Men: Responsibility Discourses, Compensatory Manhood Acts, and Inequality in a Metropolitan Community Church”

2010

Catherine J. Turco

Harvard University

The Cultural Foundations of Tokenism: Evidence from the Leveraged Buyout Industry

2009

Catherine Connell

University of Texas – Austin

"Doing (Trans)gender in the Gendered Organization.”

2008

Laura Hamilton

Indiana University

“Trading on Heterosexuality: College Women’s Gender Strategies and Homophobia”

2007

Joan Meyers

University of California – Davis

“Unpacking Bureaucracy: An Intersectional Theory of Gendered Organizations”

2006

C. Shawn 

Boston College

"Engendering Trauma: Race, Class, and Gender Reaffirmation after Child Sexual Abuse."

2005

Jennifer L. Hook

University of Washington

“Pathways to Meat Avoidance: Doing Vegetarianism and Counter-Hegemonic Politics”

2004

Anna Korteweg

University of California-Berkeley

"Welfare Reform and the Subject of the Working Mother: Get a Job, a Better Job, Then a Career."

2003

Eileen Otis

University of California-Davis

"Global Restructuring and the Production of Femininities in China's Emergent Service Industry"

2002

Kimberly Richman

University of California, Irvine

“Lovers, Legal Strangers, and Parents Negotiating Parental and Sexual Identity in Family Law”

2001

Pei-Chia Lan

University of California, Berkeley

“Doing Gender in the Continuum of Domestic Labor: Filipina Migrant Domestic Workers and Taiwanese Employees”

2000

Abigail Saguy

Princeton University

“Sexual Harassment in France and the United States: Activists and Public Figures Defend their Definitions”

1999

Maren Klawiter

University of California, Berkeley

“From Private Stigma to Global Assembly: Transforming the Terrain of Breast Cancer”

1998

Michelle Budig

University of Arizona

“Male Tokens in Female Dominated Occupations: Are They Riding the A Glass Escalator”

1997

Mary Blair-Loy

Washington State University

“The Cultural Construction of New Family Schemas: The Case of Female Finance Executives”

1996

Carolyn Aman

University of Arizona

"Occupational Sex Composition and Wages: Using Panel Data to Assess Causal Order"

1995

Dana M. Britton

University of Texas-Austin

“ ‘Real Prisons’ and ‘Real Officers’:  A Comparative Analysis of Gendered Policies, Practices and Preferences in Men’s and Women’s Prisons”

1994

Marika Lindholm

Northwestern University

"Feminist Politics & Unequal Gender Relations in the Rise of the Swedish Welfare State, 1921-1976"

1993

Not given

1992

Lisa D. Brush

Nancy Whittier

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Ohio State University

"So Pitiable, Yet So Scorned: Moralism & the Problems of Single Mothers in the U.S. State Formation, 1900-1988"

"Feminists in the 'Post-Feminist' Age: Collective Identity and the Persistence of the Women's Movement"

1991

Jennifer L. Pierce

Madonna Harrington Meyer

 

"An Analysis Without Social Skills - That's What Men are Good at: Gender Differences and Emotional Labor in Paralegal Work"

"Gender, Race, and the Distribution of Social Resources: Long Term Care of the Elderly"

1990

Elaine J. Hall

University of Connecticut

"Doing Gender by Waiting: The Engendering of Table Servants"

1989

Not given

1988

Robin Leidner

University of Pennsylvania

"Working on People: The Routinization of Interactive Service Work"

1987

Polly Fassinger

Concordia College (Minnesota)

"Single Parents' Reaction to Heading the Household and Decision Making Alone"

 

Martin P. Levine Memorial Dissertation Fellowship Award

(Award established in 1994, switched to Sexualities Section in 2004)

YEAR

NAME

AFFILIATION AT TIME OF AWARD

OTHER/TITLE

2002

Jeffrey Sweat

Adam Geary

Katrina Karkazis

University of California, Davis

“Queer Coalitions and Identity Work:  Gay Straight Student Alliances in High Schools”

Honorable Mention

Honorable Mention

2001

Not given

   

2000

Kim Richman

Gina Masequesmay

University of California, Irvine

University of California, Los Angeles

"Judicial Decision Making in Custody Cases Involving Gay and Lesbian Parents, 1952-1999: A Study of Indeterminacy in Legal Rationales and Outcomes."

Honorable Mention: "Becoming American: Negotiating Multiple Identities in a Queer, Ethnic Support Group"

1999

Eric Calhoun

Ian Leuks

Duke University

“Overcoming Gender?  Trans-sexualism and the Gender Paradigm”

Honorable Mention

1998

Kathleen Hull

Michael Putnam

Northwestern University

CUNY-Graduate Center

“Wedding Rites/Marriage Rites: Same Sex Marriage as Cultural Practice and Political Goal”

Honorable Mention:  “Private ‘I’s: Investigating Men’s Experiences of Pornographies”

1997

Matt Mutcher

Howard Lune

Steven Kurtz

University of California-Santa Barbara

New York University

Florida International University

Proposal for dissertation research: “Growing Up with AIDS: Gay Youths’ Sexual Stories”

Honorable Mention

Honorable Mention

1996

Susan Dalton

Nicole Raeburn

University of California Santa-Barbara

Ohio State University

“Legal Actors and the Construction of the Problematic Homosexual Parent: Thirty Years of Child Custody Cases and the Reproduction on Heteronormativity”

Honorable Mention:  “The Rise of Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Rights in the Workplace”

1995

Jammie Price

Kathleen Asbury

North Carolina State University

Temple University

“Gender, Sexuality and Emotions in Friendships Between Gay and Straight Men”

Honorable Mention:  “Birkenstocks in the Bottom Drawer:  Lesbian Identity and Workplace Strategies”

1994

Elizabeth Armstrong

Christopher Carrington

University of California-Berkeley

University of Massachusetts

Honorable Mention

* Honorable Mention to Ian Leuks of Duke University and Michael Putnam of CUNY Graduate Center


Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship (Article) Award

(Award established in 1998)

Yearr

Name

Affiliation

Title

2013 co

Ashley Currier

 

2012."The Aftermath of Decolonization: Gender and Sexual Dissidence in Postindependence Namibia." Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 37, 2: 441-467.

2013 co

Laura Hamilton, Claudia Geist, and Brian Powell

 

2011. "Marital Name Change as a Window into Gender Attitudes." Gender & Society 25, 2: 145-175.

2012

Jennifer Utrata

University of Puget Sound

2011.  "Youth Privilege:  Doing Age and Gender in Russia's Single-Mother Families."  Gender & Society.  25 (5): 616-641.

2011 co

Biblarz, Timothy J., and Judith Stacey

 

“How Does the Gender of Parents Matter?” Journal of Marriage and Family 72:3 22.

2011 co

Charles, Maria, and Karen Bradley

 

“Indulging Our Gendered Selves: Sex Segregation by Field of Study in 44 Countries.” American Journal of Sociology 114:924-76.

2010 co

Schilt, Kristen and Laurel Westbrook

University of Chicago, UC Berkeley

˜Gender Normals, & Transgendered People, and the Social Maintenance of Heterosexuality,” Gender & Society, 2009.

2010 co

Deeb-Sossa, Natalia and Jennifer Bickham Mendez

UC Davis, College of William and Mary

“Enforcing Borders in the Nuevo South: Gender and Migration in Williamsburg, Virginia and the research Triangle, North Carolina,”  Gender & Society, October 2008.

2009

Phillip Cohen

Matt Huffman

University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill

University of California - Irvine

"Working for the Woman: Female Managers and the Gender Wage Gap."

2008

Shelley J. Correll

Stephen Benard

In Paik

Stanford University
Indiana University

Cornell University

"Getting a Job: Is there a Motherhood Penalty?" American Journal of Sociology 112(5):1297-1338

2007

Raine Dozier

University of Washington

“Beards, Breasts, and Bodies: Doing Sex in a Gendered World”

2006

Karen D. Pyke


Denise L. Johnson

University of California – Riverside

Bellevue Community College

“Asian American Women and Racialized Femininities”

2005

Ada Cheng

DePaul University

“Rethinking the Globalization of Domestic Service: Foreign Domestics, State Control, and the Politics of Identity in Taiwan” 

2004

Patricia Yancey Martin

Florida State University

"Saying and Doing Vs. Said and Done": Gendering Practices, Practicing Gender at Work

2003

Kirsten Dellinger

Christine Williams

University of Mississippi

University of Texas, Austin

“The Locker Room and the Dorm Room: Workplace Norms and the Boundaries of Sexual Harassment in Magazine Editing”

2002

Judith Stacey

Timothy Bilblarz

University of California, Davis

University of California, Los Angeles

“(How) Does the Sexual Orientation of Parents Metter?”

2001

Julie Bettie

University of California, Santa Cruz

“Women Without Class: Chicas, Cholas, Trash, and the Presence/Absence of Class Indenties”

2000

Not given

   

1999

Lynne Haney

New York University

“Homeboys, Babies, Men in Suits: The State and the Reproduction of Male Dominance”

1998

Candace West

Sarah Fenstermaker

University of California-Santa Cruz

University of California-Santa Barbara

“Doing Difference”

1997

Susanna Danuta Walters

Georgetown University

“From Here to Queer: Radical Feminism, Postmodernism, and the Lesbian Menace (Or, Why Can’t a Woman Be More Like a Fag)?”

1996

Martha McMahon

University of Victoria

“Engendering Motherhood: Identity and Self-Transformation in Women's Lives”

1995

Barbara F. Reskin

R. W. Connell

Ohio State University

University of Sydney, Australia

 

1994

Cynthia Fuchs Epstein

CUNY, Graduate Center

 

Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship (Book) Award
(Award established in 1998)

YEAR

NAME

Affiliation at Time of Award

Title (if applicable)

2013

Eileen Otis

 

Markets and Bodies: Women, Service Work, and the Making of Inequality in China (2011, Stanford University Press).

2012

Mignon R. Moore

University of California- Los Angeles

2011. Invisible Families: Gay Identities, Relationships and Motherhood Among Black Women. Berkeley: University of California Press.

2011

Miliann Kang

 

The Managed Hand: Race, Gender, and the Body in Beauty Service Work (2010: University of California Press).

2010

Jeanne Flavin

Fordham University

Our Bodies, Our Crimes: The Policing of Women’s Reproduction in America (NYU Press, 2008).

2009

Elizabeth Bernstein

Barnard College

Temporarily Yours: Intimacy, Authenticity, and the Commerce of Sex

2008

Kathy Davis

Utrecht University, The Netherlands

The Making of Our Bodies Ourselves: How Feminism Travels Across Borders

2007

Pei-Chia Lan

National Taiwan University

Global Cinderellas: Migrant Domestics and Newly Rich Employers in Taiwan

2006

Benita Roth

Binghamton University

Separate Roads to Feminism: Black, Chicana, and White Feminist Movements in America’s Second Wave

2005

Leila Rupp
Verta Taylor

University of California, Santa Barbara
 

Drag Queens at the 801 Cabaret.

2004

Julie Bettie

University of California-Santa Cruz

Women without Class: Girls, Race, and Identity

2003

Lynne Haney

New York University

Inventing the Needy: Gender and the Politics of Welfare in Hungary

2002

Pierette Hondagneu-Sotelo

University of Southern California

Domestica: Immigrant Workers Cleaning and Caring in the Shadow of Affluence

2001

Ann Ferguson

Smith College

Bad Boys: Public Schools in the Making for Black Masculinity

2000

Linda Blum

Nicola Beisel

University of New Hampshire

Northwestern University

At the Breast: Ideologies of Breastfeeding and Motherhood in the Contemporary United States

Imperiled Innocents: Anthony Comstock and Family Reproduction in Victorian America

1999

Monica J. Casper

University of California, Santa Cruz

The Making of the Unborn Patient: A Social Anatomy of Fetal Surgery

1998

Oyeronke Oyewumi

University of California-Santa Barbara

Invention of Women: Making an African Sense of Western Gender Discourses

 

 

Feminist Scholar-Activist Award

 

YEAR

NAME

AFFILIATION AT TIME OF AWARD

2013

Pierrette Hondangneu-Sotelo

University of Southern California