Section on the Sociology of Sexualities Award Recipients

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Best Graduate Student Paper Award

YEAR NAME AFFILIATION TITLE
2013

David Pedulla

 

“The Positive Consequences of Negative Stereotypes: Race, Sexual Orientation, and the Job Application Process.”

2012
Co.

Kelsy Burke

University of Pittsburg

“Making ‘Bad’ Sex ‘Good’: Gender and Sexual Boundaries on Christian Sexuality Websites”

2012
Co.

Abigail Ocobock

University of Chicago

“The Power and Limits of Marriage: Married Gay Men’s Family Relationships”

2011

Kimberly Kay Hoang

University of California-Berkeley

“ ‘She’s Not a Low-Class Dirty Girl’: Sex Work in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam”

2010

Marcus Hunter

Northwestern University

"All the Gays Are White and All the Blacks Are Straight: Black Gay  Identity and Community"

2009

Anthony Christian Ocampo

University of California, Los Angeles

“Making Masculinity: Negotiations of Gender Presentation among Latino Men"

2009
Hon. Mention

Catherine Connell

UT-Austin

“Dangerous Disclosures: How Occupational Context Shapes Gay and Lesbian Teachers’ Presentations of Self”

2008 Co.

Laura Hamilton

Indiana University-Bloomington

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

2008 Co.

Tom Waidzunas

University of California, San Diego

“Young, Gay, and Suicidal: The Troubled Project of Defining a Social Problem with Statistics”

2007 Co.

Karl Bryant

University of California, Santa Barbara

 “In Defense of Gay Children?: ‘Progay’ Homophobia and the Production of Homonormativity

2007 Co.

Eran Shor

State University of New York-Stonybrook

“Incest Avoidance, the Incest Taboo, and Social Cohesion: Revisiting Westermarck and the Case of the Israeli Kibbutzim”

2006

Not given

   
2005

Eve Shapiro

University of California, Santa Barbara

"Drag Kinging and the Transformation of Gender Identities"

2004

Eric Anderson

University of California, Irvine

“Disentangling Sexuality from Masculinity”

2003 Tasleem Juana Padamsee

University of Michigan

“Medicine and Inequality in the Welfare State: AIDS Policy-Making in the United States and the United Kingdom

2002
Co.
Meika E. Loe

UCSB

“Sex and the Senior Woman: Pleasure and Danger in the Viagra Era”

2002
Co.

Salvador Vidal-Ortiz

Graduate Center, CUNY

“Sexuality, Gender, and Race: LGBTs at the Crossroads of Santeria Religious Practices and Beliefs”

2001 Adam Isaiah Green

New York University

“Monogamists, Playboys, and Uninvited Guests: The Role of Institutions in Heterosexual and Homosexual Careers”

YEAR NAME
2013

Dennis Altman

2012 Judith Stacey
2011 Pepper Schwartz
2010 Jeffrey Weeks
2009 Edward Laumann
2008 Verta Taylor
2007 Barry Adam
2006 Arlene Stein
2005 Janice Irvine
2004 Stephen Seidman
2003 not given
2002 Martin S. Weinberg
2001 Ken Plummer

 Martin P. Levine Memorial Dissertation Fellowship

(Award established in 2004; switched from Sex and Gender Section)

YEAR NAME AFFILIATION TITLE
2013

Bethany Coston

SUNY-Stonybrook

“Gender, Power, and Inequality: An Examination of the Causes and Consequences of Violence in Intimate Relationships”

2013
Hon. Mention
Gowri Vijayakumar

UC-Berkeley

“Viral Politics: AIDS, Public Health and Citizenship in India and South Africa”

2012 Trevor Hoppe

University of Michigan

“From Sickness to Badness: Enforcing Michigan HIV Law as a Site of Social Control”

2012
Hon. Mention
Jeff Kosbie

Northwestern University

“Legal Organizations, Legal Translation, and Contested LGBT Identities”

2011 Timothy A. Ortyl

University of Minnesota

“Social Marginalization and Patterns of Family Formation”

2011
Hon. Mention
Tara McKay

UCLA

“(In)Visible Men: Constructing Men Who Have Sex With Men as a Global HIV Prevention Priority”

2010 Tey Meadow

New York University

“The Gender Dis/Order: Childhood Variance and Conformity”
2010
Hon. Mention
Evren Savri

New York University

University of Southern California
2009 Catherine Connell 

University of Texas, Austin

“School’s Out: Workplace Sexuality as Demonstrated Through the Experience of LGBT Teachers”

2009
Hon. Mention
Thomas John Waidzunas

UCSD

“Drawing the Straight Line: Hierarchies of Evidence in Sexual Reorientation Therapy Debates”

2008 Terene McDonnell

Northwestern University

“AIDS Streetscapes: A Social Iconography of AIDS Campaigns in Accra, Ghana.”

2008
Hon. Mention
Emily Kazyak

University of Michigan
-Ann Arbor

“Gay and Lesbian in the Rural Midwest: The Intersections of Geography, Class, and Sexuality in Contemporary Imaginaries and Lives”

2008
Hon. Mention
Laurel Westbrook

UC-Berkeley

“Gender, They Wrote: The Constructions of Gender through Narratives about Murder”

2007 Chaitanya Lakkimsetti University of Wisconsin-Madison “Impossible Subjects: Gender, Sexuality and Social
Movements in Postcolonial India.”
2007
Hon. Mention
Carla A. Pfeffer University of Michigan

‘Women’s Work’: A Qualitative Analysis of the Experiences of the Women Partners of Transgender and Transsexual Men”

2006 Chong-suk Han University of Washington "Geisha of a Different Kind: Managing Race and Sexuality in Gaysian America"
2006
Hon. Mention
Amy Steinbugler Temple University

"Race Has Always Been More Than Just Race': Gender, Sexuality, and the Negotiation of Race in Interracial Relationships"

2005 Karl Bryant

University of California-Santa Barbara

"The Politics of Pathology and the Making of 'gender Identity Disorder'"

2005
Hon. Mention
Elbert Almazan

Indiana University

"Sexual Orientation, Social Structure, and Adolescent mental Health"
2004 Salvador Vidal-Ortiz

CUNY Graduate Center

"Sexuality in Santeriá:  Religion and Sexuality Negotiation"
2004
Hon. Mention
Edward S Gallagher (Honorable Mention)

Fordham University

"Social Movement Analysis of Gay Republicans)"
2004 Eve Shapiro  (Honorable Mention) University of California, Santa Barbara “The Disposable Boy Toys: Identity Transformation in a Drag King Community”

 

 

Distinguished Book Award

YEAR NAME AFFILIATION TITLE
2012 Sealing Cheng  

On the Move for Love: Migrant Entertainers and the U.S. Military in South Korea (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010)

2010 co Mary L. Gray  

Out in the Country: Youth, Media, and Queer Visibility in Rural America (New York University Press, 2009)

2010 co Lionel Cantu Jr.  

The Sexuality of Migration: Border Crossings and Mexican Immigrant Men (edited by Nancy A. Naples and Salvador Vidal-   Ortiz) (New York University Press, 2009)

2008 Elizabeth Bernstein,  

Temporarily Yours: Intimacy, Authenticity, and the Commerce of Sex (University of Chicago Press, 2007)

2006 Co. Gloria González-López,  

Erotic Journeys: Mexican Immigrants and their Sex Lives (University of California Press, 2005)

2006 Co. Michelle Wolkomir,  

Be Not Deceived: The Sacred and Sexual Struggles of Gay and Ex-Gay Christian Men (Rutgers University Press, 2006)

Distinguished Article Award

YEAR NAME TITLE
2013 Anthony C. Ocampo

2012. "Making Masculinity: negotiations of gender presentation among Latino gay men". Latino Studies journal 10: 448-472

2013
Hon. Mention
Elizabeth Armstrong, Paula England, and Alison C.K. Fogarty

2012.  “Accounting for Women’s Orgasm and Sexual Enjoyment in College Hookups and Relationships.”  American Sociological Review 77: 435-462;

2013
Hon. Mention
Emily Kazyak

2012. "Midwest or Lesbian? Gender, Rurality, and Sexuality." Gender & Society 26: 825-848

2013
Hon. Mention
Jyoti Puri

2012. "Sexualizing the State: Sodomy, Civil Liberties, and the Indian Penal Code." (In the book: Contesting Nation: Gendered Violence in South Asia: Notes on the Postcolonial Present.)

2011 Trevon D. Logan  

Logan, Trevon D. 2011. “Personal Characteristics, Sexual Behaviors, and Male Sex Work: A Quantitative Approach” American Sociological Review 75(5): 679-704.

2011
Hon. Mention
Anne Esacove

2010.  “Love Matches: Heteronormativity, Modernity, and AIDS Prevention in Malawi.” Gender & Society 24(1): 83-109.

2009 Shawn C. McGuffey

“Saving Masculinity: Gender Reaffirmation, Sexuality, Race, and Parental Responses to Male Child Sexual Abuse.” Social Problems 55(2): 216-237.

2007 Co. Adam Isaiah Green  

“ ‘Until Death Do Us Part?’: The Impact of Differential Access to Marriage on a Sample of Urban Men” Sociological Perspectives 49(2): 163-189.

2007 Co. Tarik Bereket and Barry D. Adam.

“The Emergence of Gay Identities in Contemporary Turkey.” Sexualities 9(2): 131-151.