Three UCI sociologists were among those recognized with major awards at the American Sociological Association’s annual meeting held August 16-19 in San Francisco. Charles Ragin, Chancellor’s Professor, received the Paul F. Lazarsfeld Award from the association’s Section on Methodology in recognition of career contributions to sociological methodology. Ruben Rumbaut, professor, was recognized with the Distinguished Career Award from the Section on International Migration.  And Andrew Penner (pictured), associate professor, was the co-recipient of the Oliver Cromwell Cox Article Award, distributed by the Section on Racial and Ethnic Minorities in recognition of the best research article published in the past three years on race and ethnicity.

The American Sociological Association currently has more than 13,000 members and 52 special interest sections. The annual meeting was attended by more than 6,000 participants.


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