American Sociological Association

ASA Footnotes

A publication of the American Sociological AssociationASA News & Events
November 2015

Footnotes : Awards

Barry Adam, University of Windsor, received the 2015 Sociologists AIDS Network Outstanding Career Award.

Liberty Walther Barnes, University of Cambridge, received the 2015 Sociology of Health and Illness Book prize for her book, Conceiving Masculinity: Male Infertility, Medicine, and Identity (Temple University Press, 2015).

Matthew Desmond, Harvard University, was named a 2015 MacArthur Foundation Fellow.

Hans Joas, University of Erfurt, received the Max Plank Award for research on secularization and modernity worth Euro 750,000.

Joseph A. Kotarba, Texas State University, received the College of Liberal Arts Achievement Award for Excellence in Scholarly/Creative Activities.

Prema Ann Kurien, Syracuse University, received a $200,000 grant from the National Science Foundation for her project, “The Political Incorporation of Religious Minorities in Canada and the United States.”

Reuben A. Buford May, Texas A & M University, was awarded the Glasscock University Professorship in Undergraduate Teaching Excellence.

Angie Mejia, Syracuse University, was awarded the Sociologists for Women in Society’s Esther Ngan-ling Chow and Mareyjoyce Green Scholarship.

Martyn Pickersgill, University of Edinburgh, has been awarded the Henry Duncan Medal for Social Science from the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

Jillian Powers, Brandeis University, received the 2015/2016 Berman Foundation Early Career Fellowship from the Association for Jewish Studies.

Enrique S. Pumar, Catholic University, was awarded a CIBER Grant from the University of Miami School of Business and was invited to join CASA Faculty Circle.

Rebecca L. Schewe, Syracuse University, was awarded a $250,000 grant under the National Marine Fisheries Service’s Saltonstall-Kennedy Grant Program for their project “Communication Avenues for Vietnamese-American Fishing Communities on the Gulf of Mexico with Coastal Resource Agencies.”

Bryan S. Turner, Graduate Center-CUNY, received the Max Plank Award for research on secularization and modernity worth Euro 750,000.

Gowri Vijayakumar, University of California-Berkeley, received the Sociologists AIDS Network 2015 Marin Levine Paper Competition Award.

Suzan Walters, SUNY-Stony Brook, received the 2015 Sociologists AIDS Network Scholarly Activity Award.

Corey Lee Wrenn, Colorado State University, was named the 2016 Exemplary Diversity Scholar by the University of Michigan’s National Center for Institution Diversity.