Section on Latino/a Sociology
Latino/a Sociology Section Awards
José Z. Calderón, Pitzer College
Presenter: Rogelio Saenz
Committee: Julie Dowling and Cecilia Menjivar
Julian Samora Distinguished Career Award:
Vilma Ortiz, University of California Los Angeles
Presenter: Elizabeth Vaquera
Committee: Ed. A Muñoz, Mary Romero, and Nestor Rodriguez
Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship and Research Award for a Book:
Edward Orozco Flores, University of California Merced
God's Gangs: Barrio Ministry, Masculinity, and Gang Recovery, New York University Press
Silvia Dominguez, Northeastern University
Getting Ahead: Social Mobility, Public Housing, and Immigrant Networks, New York University Press
Presenter: Cybelle Fox
Committee: Victor Rios and David Embrick
Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship and Research Award for an Article:
Cecilia Menjívar, Arizona State University and Leisy Abrego, University of California Los Angeles.
2012. "Legal Violence: Immigration Law and the Lives of Central American Immigrants." American Journal of Sociology 117.5: 1380-1421.
Tanya Golash-Boza, University of California Merced and Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo, University of Southern California
2013."Latino Immigrant Men and the Deportation Crisis: A Gendered Racial Removal Program." Latino Studies 11.3: 271-292.
Presenter: Roberto Gonzales
Committee: Jenna Nobles and Edward Flores
Cristina Maria Riegos Distinguished Student Paper Award:
Michael Rodríguez-Muñiz, Brown University
“Cultivating Consent: State Legibility, Latino Spokespersons, and the U.S. 2010 Census”
Paper Presentation at 2013 Yale University Center for Comparative Research, Graduate Student Conference Under Review, American Journal of Sociology
Presenter: Leisy Abrego
Committee: Hernan Ramirez and Daisy Reyes
Thank you to the Section Awards Committee members for their hard work!