American Sociological Association

ASA Footnotes

A publication of the American Sociological AssociationASA News & Events
June-August 2019
Volume 
47
Issue 
3

Awards

Nancy Ammerman, Boston University, has received the 2019 Andrew M. Greeley Lifetime Achievement Award in the Sociology of Religion. The award is conferred by the Younger Scholars in the Sociology of Religion.

Kevin B. Anderson, University of California-Santa Barbara, was awarded the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) 2019 ACLS Fellowship. As an ACLS fellow, Anderson’s research project will be on “Mapping the Late Marx: On Colonialism, Gender, Development, and Multilinear Concepts of Revolution.” Awards range from $40,000 to $70,000, depending on the scholar’s career stage, and support six to twelve months of full-time research and writing.

Tanya N. Cook, Community College of Aurora, received the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) 2019 Mellon/ACLS Community College Faculty Fellows. This is the first year of this program, which supports research projects from humanities and social science faculty who teach at two-year colleges. Cook’s project is “Always Keep Nerd Fighting: Fandoms as Social Movements.”

Maria D. Duenas, University of California-Merced, was awarded the National Science Foundation Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate California HSI Alliance Fellowship. She also received an Honorable Mention for the Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship. Lastly, she was awarded the Sociology Summer Support Award and the Center for Engaged Teaching and Learning Fellowship at the University of California-Merced.

Peggy Giordano, Bowling Green State University, was named the 2019 recipient of the Edwin L. Sutherland Award by the American Society of Criminology for her outstanding contributions to the field of criminology. She will be recognized at the awards ceremony during the annual meeting in November.

Sarah L. Hoiland, City University of New York, Eugenio Maria de Hostos Community College, received the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) 2019 Mellon/ACLS Community College Faculty Fellows. This is the first year of this program, which supports research projects from humanities and social science faculty who teach at two-year colleges. Hoiland’s project is “Righteous Sisterhood: Constructing a Feminist Biker Identity in a Misogynist Subculture.”

Leslie Irvine, University of Colorado Boulder, received the 2019 Boulder Faculty Assembly Award for Excellence in Leadership and Service.

Adam Lippert, University of Colorado-Denver, received the Dean’s Master’s Student Mentoring Award from the Graduate School.

Soniya Munshi, City University of New York, Borough of Manhattan Community College, received the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) 2019 Mellon/ACLS Community College Faculty Fellows. This is the first year of this program, which supports research projects from humanities and social science faculty who teach at two-year colleges. Munshi’s project is “Cultural/Sane: Immigrant Domestic Violence Survivors, Mental Health, and Logics of Citizenship.” 

Jennifer R. Myhre, De Anza College, received the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) 2019 Mellon/ACLS Community College Faculty Fellows. This is the first year of this program, which supports research projects from humanities and social science faculty who teach at two-year colleges. Myhre’s project is “1500 Stories: Giving Voice to Economic Inequality.”

Chinyere Osuji, Rutgers University-Camden, was awarded a $5,000 Rutgers-Camden Provost Fund for Research Catalyst Grant to conduct research on how the institution of nursing socializes foreign-born Africans into understanding U.S. ethnoracial boundaries.

Randall A. Salm, College of Southern Maryland, received the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) 2019 Mellon/ACLS Community College Faculty Fellows. This is the first year of this program, which supports research projects from humanities and social science faculty who teach at two-year colleges. Salm’s project is “Prewar, Wartime, and Postwar Identity of Former Child Soldiers in Colombia and Syria.” 

Heather Schoenfeld, Boston University, was selected as a 2019 Award of Excellence winner by the Leadership in History awards committee for her book Building the Prison State: Race and the Politics of Mass Incarceration (University of Chicago Press, 2018). The AASLH Leadership in History Awards is the nation’s most prestigious competition for recognition of achievement in state and local history. 

Maren Scull, University of Colorado-Denver, received the award for Excellence in Enhancing Diversity & Inclusion through Service and Leadership from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. 

Esther Sullivan, University of Colorado-Denver, was one of seven University faculty selected as the Chancellor’s TIAA Engaged Scholars demonstrating community engagement in their teaching, service, and scholarship.

Amy E. Traver, City University of New York, Queensborough Community College, received the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) 2019 Mellon/ACLS Community College Faculty Fellows. This is the first year of this program, which supports research projects from humanities and social science faculty who teach at two-year colleges. Traver’s project is “New York’s Dairy Dependents: The Children’s Aid Society’s Emigration Program and Upstate Dairy Farming, 1853-1929.”