2019 Section Award Winners

2019 Barrington Moore Book Award

(Committee Yingyao Wang (chair), Angel Parham, Sahan Savaş Karataşlı)

Co-winners:

Andreas Wimmer. 2018. Nation Building: Why Some Countries Come Together While Others Fall Apart, Princeton University Press.
Stephanie L. Mudge. 2018. Leftism Reinvented: Western Parties from Socialism to Neoliberalism, Harvard University Press.

 

2019 Charles Tilly Best Article Award

(Committee: Sourabh Singh (chair), Greta Krippner, Anna Skarpelis)

Co-winners:

Barış Büyükokutan “Elitist by default? Interaction dynamics and the inclusiveness of secularization in Turkish literary milieus.” American Journal of Sociology 123, no. 5 (2018): 1249-1295.
Muller, Christopher. “Freedom and Convict Leasing in the Postbellum South.” American Journal of Sociology 124, no. 2 (2018): 367-405.

 

2019 Theda Skocpol Dissertation Award

(Committee: Michael Kennedy (chair), Zeynep Özgen, Besnik Pula)

Winner:

  Şefika Kumral “Democracy and Violence: Social Origins of Anti-Kurdish Riots in Turkey,”  (Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University, Advisor: Beverly Silver)

 Honorable Mention:

  Isabel Perera, “States of Mind: A Comparative and Historical Study on the Political Economy of Mental Health.”  (Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania, Advisor: Julia Lynch)

 

 2019 Reinhard Bendix Student Paper Award

Luciana de Souza Leao “Optics of the State: The Politics of Making Poverty Visible in Brazil and Mexico” (Ph.D. candidate, Columbia University).

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