2020 Section Award Winners

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Ibn Khaldun Distinguished Career Award

Co-winner: William H. Sewell, Jr., University of Chicago (e-mail)

Co-winner: Viviana A. Zelizer, Princeton University (e-mail)

Committee: Fatma Müge Göçek (chair), Bruce Carruthers, and George Steinmetz

Barrington Moore Book Award

Co-winner:     Robert Braun, Protectors of Pluralism: Religious Minorities and the Rescue of Jews in the Low Countries during the Holocaust (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2019).

Co-winner:     Eddy U, Creating the Intellectual: Chinese Communism and the Rise of a Classification (Oakland, CA: University of California Press, 2019)

Committee: Andreas Wimmer (chair), Fabien Accominotti, A.K.M. Skarpelis

Charles Tilly Article Award

Co-winner: Accominotti, Fabien, Shamus R. Khan, Adam Storer. 2018. “How Cultural Capital Emerged in Gilded Age America: Musical Purification and Cross-Class Inclusion at the New York Philharmonic.“ American Journal of Sociology 123(6): 1743-83. (Accominotti e-mail, Khan e-mail, Storer e-mail)

Co-winner: Kentikelenis, Alexander E. and Sarah Babb. 2019. “The Making of Neoliberal Globalization: Norm Substitution and the Politics of Clandestine Institutional Change.” American Journal of Sociology 124(6): 1720-62. (Kentikelenis e-mail, Babb e-mail)

Committee: Paul Chang (chair), Barış Büyükokutan, Christopher Muller

Theda Skocpol Dissertation Award

Winner: Johnnie Lotesta, “Rightward in the Rustbelt: How Conservatives Remade the GOP, 1947-2012,” Ph.D. diss., Brown University, 2019. (Lotesta e-mail)

Committee: Edwin Ackerman (chair), Cameron Campbell, and Sefika Kumral

Reinhard Bendix Student Paper Award

Winner: Simeon J. Newman, University of Michigan, “Mass Clientelism: A Mode of Political Intermediation.” (Newman e-mail)

Honorable Mention: Lantian Li, Northwestern University, “Redefining Innovation for Development: The Political Economy of New Drug Classification in China.” (Li e-mail)

Committee: Eric Schoon (chair), Luciana de Souza Leão, and Joris Gjata

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