American Sociological Association

ASA Footnotes

A publication of the American Sociological AssociationASA News & Events
March/April 2016

Footnotes : Awards

Angie Y. Chung, University at Albany, in collaboration with co-PIs Jan Lin, Occidental College, and Sookhee Oh, Korea University, was awarded a 2-year $137, 314 National Science Foundation grant to examine the role of immigrant pro-growth elites in promoting land intensification and (re)development projects in Koreatown and Monterey Park, Los Angeles.

Angie Y. Chung, University at Albany, was awarded the 2016 Dr. Thomas Tam Visiting Professorship in Asian American Studies at the CUNY Grad Center and Asian American Research Institute for spring 2016.

Michael G. Flaherty, Eckerd College, was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship in the Department of Culture and Society at Aarhus University, Denmark, for January through June of 2017.

Akiko Hashimoto, University of Pittsburgh, won the Scholarly Achievement Award of the North Central Sociological Association for her book, The Long Defeat: Cultural Trauma, Memoryand Identity in Japan (Oxford University Press, 2015).

Andrew S. London, Syracuse University, has been named a Maxwell School 10th Decade Faculty Scholar recognizing his excellence in citizenship teaching, research, and public engagement at Syracuse University. He will receive funding for three years to support his work.

Doug Meyer, University of Virginia, was awarded the 2015 Stonewall Honor Book from the American Library Association for his book: Violence Against Queer People: Race, Class, Gender, and the Persistence of Anti-LGBT Discrimination (Rutgers University Press).

Martin A. Monto, University of Portland, was awarded the Hugo Beigel Award for Scholarly Excellence from the Society for Scientific Study of Sexuality.

Bernice A. Pescosolido, Indiana University, was recently awarded a NARSAD (National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression) Distinguished Investigator Grant. The award provides support for experienced investigators conducting neurobiological and behavioral research.