UCI sociology makes strong showing at annual American Sociological Association meeting
- August 31, 2011
- Faculty and graduate students earn awards and key positions on section councils
Between their book, paper and career awards, elections to committee council positions, and numerous research presentations, UCI sociologists made a strong showing at the August annual meeting of the American Sociological Association in Las Vegas.
Chancellor’s Professor Frank D. Bean earned the section on International Migration’s Distinguished Career Award for his continued research contributions in areas of international migration, unauthorized migration, U.S. immigration policy, and the demography of the U.S. Hispanic population. More.
Catherine Bolzendahl, assistant professor, received the 2011 William J. Goode Best Book Length Contribution to Family Sociology Award for Counted Out: Same-Sex Relations and Americans, published in 2010 by the Russell Sage Foundation. More.
Department chair David John Frank earned the Best Scholarly Article Award from the section on Global and Transnational Sociology for his paper, "Worldwide Trends in the Criminal Regulation of Sex, 1945 to 2005." Co-authored with Bayliss J. Camp and Steven A. Boutcher (sociology alumnus), the study appeared in the December 2010 issue of the American Sociological Review. More.
Matt Huffman, associate professor, received the W. Richard Scott Award for Distinguished Scholarship for his paper, “Engendering Change: Organizational Dynamics and Workplace Gender Desegregation, 1975–2005.” Co-authored with Philip N. Cohen and Jessica Pearlman, both of the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, the paper appeared in the June 2010 issue of the Administrative Science Quarterly. More.
Jennifer Lee, professor, and Frank D. Bean, Chancellor's Professor, received the 2011 Otis Dudley Duncan Award for Outstanding Scholarship in Social Demography for their book, The Diversity Paradox. The honor was awarded by the section on Sociology of Population in recognition of the best book published from 2009-2011 on social demography. More.
Nina Bandelj, assistant professor, was elected as council member to the section on Global and Transnational Sociology.
Susan Brown, associate professor, was elected as council member to the section on International Migration.
Cynthia Feliciano, associate professor, was elected as council member to the section on Latino/Latina Sociology.
David John Frank, department chair and professor, was elected as chair-elect of the section on Sociology of Law.
Emma Spiro, graduate student, was elected as council member to the section on Mathematical Sociology.
Judith Stepan-Norris, professor, was elected as chair-elect of the section on Political Sociology.