Recent Awards

Winner of the 2016 Religious Communication Book of the Year Award
Terry Lindvall, God Mocks: A History of Religious Satire from the Hebrew Prophets to Stephen Colbert

Winner of the 2016 Evelyn Shakir Non-Fiction Arab American Book Award
Moustafa Bayoumi, This Muslim American Life: Dispatches from the War on Terror

2016 Best First Book Prize from the Immigration and Ethnic History Society
Adam Mendelsohn, The Rag Race: How Jews Sewed Their Way to Success in America and the British Empire

Finalist, 2016 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature
Adam Mendelsohn, The Rag Race: How Jews Sewed Their Way to Success in America and the British Empire

2016 Outstanding Publication in the Sociology of Disability, American Sociological Association, Section on Disability and Society
Linda M. Blum, Raising Generation Rx: Mothering Kids with Invisible Disabilities in an Age of Inequality

Conference on the History of Women Religious (CHWR) Distinguished Book Award
Margaret M. McGuinniss, Called to Serve: A History of Nuns in America

American Sociological Association Donald Light Award for the Applied or Public Practice of Medical Sociology
Georgiann Davis, Contesting Intersex: The Dubious Diagnosis

American Sociological Association Lantino/a Section Distinguished Contribution to Research Book Award

Tanya Maria Golash-Boza, Deported: Immigrant Policing, Disposable Labor and Global Capitalism

American Sociological Association Section on Religion Distinguished Book Award Honorable Mention
Joseph O. Baker and Buster G. SmithAmerican Secularism: Cultural Contours of Nonreligious Belief Systems

American Sociological Association Section on Environment and Technology Allan Schnaiberg Outstanding Publication Award
Liam DowneyInequality, Democracy, and the Environment

American Sociological Association Asia and Asian America Section Best Book on Asia/Transnational Asia
Sharmila Rudrappa, Discounted Life: The Price of Global Surrogacy in India

2016 Best Publication Award from the American Sociological Association Section on Body and Embodiment
Heather Laine Talley, Saving Face: Disfigurement and the Politics of Appearance

LGBT Studies Lammy Award presented by Lambda Literary
Hiram Perez, A Taste for Brown Bodies: Gay Modernity and Cosmopolitan Desire

Lois P. Rudnick Book Prize presented by the New England American Studies Association
Ju Yon Kim, The Racial Mundane: Asian American Performance and the Embodied Everyday

Anna Julia Cooper/CLR James Award for Outstanding Book in Africana Studies presented by the National Council for Black Studies
Shannon King, Whose Harlem Is This, Anyway? Community Politics and Grassroots Activism during the New Negro Era

Book of the Year presented by the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education
Dolores Ines CasillasSounds of Belonging: U.S. Spanish-language Radio and Public Advocacy

Best Edited Book Award presented by the Society for Research on Adolescence
Carola Suárez-Orozco, Mona M. Abo-Zena, Amy K. Marks, Transitions: The Development of Children of Immigrants

Best Authored Book presented by the Society for Research on Adolescence
Ben Kirshner, Youth Activism in an Era of Educational Inequality

2016 Association for Asian American Studies Award for Best Book in Cultural Studies
Rachel Lee, The Exquisite Corpse of Asian America: Biopolitics, Biosociality, and Posthuman Ecologies