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Major ASA Award Winners Announced for 2000

ASA proudly announces its 2000 Award winners. These outstanding scholars will be recognized at the Annual Meeting’s 2000 Awards Ceremony on Sunday, August 13 at 4:30 p.m. Chair of the Committee on Awards, Carole Marks, University of Delaware, will preside over this special event.

The ASA Awards are conferred on sociologists for outstanding scholarly publications and career achievements in the teaching and practice of sociology.

The Awards Ceremony will immediately precede the formal address of President Joe R. Feagin. All registrants are invited to an Honorary Reception immediately following the Address to congratulate President Feagin and the award recipients.

Our heartfelt congratulations to the following honorees:

Dissertation Award: Wan He, University of Maryland, for “Choice and Constraints: Explaining Chinese Americans’ Low Fertility”

Jessie Bernard Award: Maxine Baca Zinn, Michigan State University

DuBois-Johnson-Frazier Award: Charles U. Smith, Florida A&M

Award for Public Understanding of Sociology: Arlie Russell Hochschild, University of California-Berkeley

Distinguished Career Award for the Practice of Sociology: Francis Fox Piven, Graduate Center at CUNY and Richard A. Cloward, Columbia University

Distinguished Contributions to Teaching Award: George Ritzer, University of Maryland

Distinguished Scholarly Publication Award: Charles Tilly, University of California Press, for Durable Inequality

Career of Distinguished Scholarship Award: Seymour Martin Lipset, George Mason University