Recent Awards

Winner, 2019 Anna Julia Cooper and C.L.R. James Award, given by the National Council for Black Studies
Stefan M. Bradley, Upending the Ivory Tower: Civil Rights, Black Power, and the Ivy League

Winner, 2019 Inaugural Outstanding Ethnography Book Award, given by the Ethnography in Education Research Forum
Gabrielle Oliveira, Motherhood across Borders: Immigrants and Their Children in Mexico and New York 

Honorable Mention, 2019 CASA Literary Prize for Studies on Latinos in the United States, given by La Casa de las Américas
Lisandro Pérez, Sugar, Cigars, and Revolution: The Making of Cuban New York

Winner, 2019 PROSE Award for Anthropology, Criminology and Sociology, presented by the Association of American Publishers  Ann Travers, The Trans Generation: How Trans Kids (and Their Parents) are Creating a Gender Revolution

Finalist, 2018 National Jewish Book Award for Modern Jewish Thought and Experience, presented by the Jewish Book Council Shachar M. Pinsker, A Rich Brew: How Cafés Created Modern Jewish Culture

Winner, 2018  Paul J. Foik Award for Best Book on Catholic History in the American Southwest, presented by the Texas Catholic Historical Society  Brett Hendrickson, The Healing Power of the Santuario de Chimayó: America’s Miraculous Church

Winner, 2018 Author’s Award in Scholarly Non-Fiction, presented by the New Jersey Studies Academic Alliance Betty Livingston Adams, Black Women’s Christian Activism: Seeking Social Justice in a Northern Suburb

Winner, 2018 Award for Excellence in the Study of Religion in Textual Studies, presented by the American Academy of Religion Wallace D. Best, Langston’s Salvation: American Religion and the Bard of Harlem

Winner, 2018 Section on Asia and Asian America Book Award, presented by the American Sociological Association Prema A. Kurien, Ethnic Church Meets Megachurch: Indian American Christianity in Motion

Winner, 2018 Robert K. Martin Book Prize, presented by the Canadian American Studies Association Albert Laguna, Diversion: Play and Popular Culture in Cuban America

Winner, 2018 Peter C. Rollins Book Prize, presented by the Northeast Popular/American Culture Association Albert Laguna, Diversion: Play and Popular Culture in Cuban America

Winner, 2018 Outstanding Contribution to Scholarship Book Award, presented by the American Sociological Association’s section on Race, Gender, and Class Glenda Flores, Latina Teachers: Creating Careers and Guarding Culture

Winner, 2018 Erving Goffman Award for Outstanding Scholarship in the Ecology of Social Interaction, presented by the Media Ecology Association Jessica M. Fishman, Death Makes the News: How the Media Censor and Display the Dead

Honorable Mention, Distinguished Contribution to Research Book Award presented by the American Sociological Association’s Latina/o Sociology Section Glenda Flores, Latina Teachers: Creating Careers and Guarding Culture

Honorable Mention, Distinguished Book Award presented by the American Sociological Association’s Sociology of Sexualities Section Vanessa Panfil, The Gang’s All Queer: The Lives of Gay Gang Members

Winner, 2018 Victoria Schuck Award presented by the American Political Science Association Kara Ellerby, No Shortcut to Change: An Unlikely Path to a More Gender Equitable World

Winner, 2018 Donald W. Light Award for Applied Medical Sociology presented by the American Sociological Association Medical Sociology Section Jennifer A. Reich, Calling the Shots: Why Parents Reject Vaccines

Winner, 2018 Morris Rosenberg Award presented by the DC Sociological Society Amy L. Best, Fast-Food Kids: French Fries, Lunch Lines and Social Ties

Winner, 2018 Law & Legal Studies PROSE Award presented by the Association of American Publishers Andrew Guthrie Ferguson, The Rise of Big Data Policing: Surveillance, Race, and the Future of Law Enforcement

Winner, 2018 U.S. History PROSE Award presented by the Association of American Publishers Emily Skidmore, True Sex: The Lives of Trans Men at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

Winner, 2018 Distinguished Scholarship Award presented by the Pacific Sociology Association Jennifer A. Reich, Calling the Shots: Why Parents Reject Vaccines