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2002 Major ASA Award Winners

ASA proudly announces seven recipients of the ASA 2002 awards. These outstanding scholars will be recognized at the Annual Meeting’s 2002 Awards Ceremony on Saturday, August 17, at 4:30 p.m. Chair of the Committee on Awards, Nancy Denton, University of Albany, will preside over this special event.

The ASA awards are conferred on sociologists for outstanding publications and achievements in the scholarship, teaching, and practice of sociology.

The Awards Ceremony will immediately precede the formal address of ASA President Barbara F. Reskin. All registrants are invited to an Honorary Reception immediately following the address to congratulate President Reskin and the award recipients.

The officers of the Association extend heartfelt congratulations to the following honorees:

Dissertation Award
Kieran Healy
, Princeton University, for “Exchange in Blood and Organs”

Jessie Bernard Award
Barrie Thorne,
University of California-Berkeley

DuBois-Johnson-Frazier Award
Walter R. Allen,
University of California-Los Angeles

Distinguished Career Award for the Practice of Sociology
Lloyd H. Rogler,
Albert Schweitzer Professor Emeritus, Fordham University

Distinguished Contributions to Teaching Award
John Macionis,
Kenyon College

Distinguished Scholarly Publication Award
Alejandro Portes,
Princeton University, and Rubén G. Rumbaut, University of California-Irvine, for their book,
Legacies: The Story of the Immigrant Second Generation

Career of Distinguished Scholarship Award
Gerhard E. Lenski,
Professor Emeritus, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill