Congratulations To Our 2017 Section Award Winners!

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Barrington Moore Book Award


Heather A. Haveman. 2015. Magazines and the Making of America: Modernization, Community, and Print Culture, 1741-1860. Princeton University Press.

Tianna S. Paschel. 2016. Becoming Black Political Subjects: Movements and Ethno-Racial Rights in Colombia and Brazil. Princeton University Press.

Honorable Mention

Rebecca Jean Emigh, Dylan Riley & Patricia Ahmed. 2016. How Societies and States Count (2-volume work: Antecedents of Censuses from Medieval to Nation States and Changes in Censuses from Imperialist to Welfare States) . Palgrave MacMillan.

Charles Tilly Best Article Award


Barry Eidlin, 2016, “Why is There No Labor Party in the United States? Political Articulation and the Canadian Comparison, 1932-1948.” American Sociological Review 81(3) :488-516.

Ivan Ermakoff, 2015, “The Structure of Contingency,” American Journal of Sociology, 121(1) : 64-125.

Theda Skocpol Dissertation Award


Robert Braun (Cornell University [now an incoming AP at Northwestern]): “Religious Minorities and Resistance to Genocide: Christian Protection of Jews in the Low Countries during the Holocaust”

Honorable Mention

Honorable Mention: Shai Dromi (Yale University [now a Fellow at Harvard]): “The Religious Origins of Transnational Relief: Calvinism, Humanitarianism, and the Genesis of Social Fields”

Reinhard Bendix Student Paper Award


Chengpang Lee (Chicago, Sociology) and Myung-Sahm Suh (Chicago, Divinity School), “State-Building and Religion: Explaining the Diverged Path of Religious Change in Taiwan and South Korea, 1950-1980.”

Honorable Mention

Alexander F. Roehrkasse (Berkeley, Sociology), “The Demise of the Debtors’ Prison: Market Development, State Formation, and the Moral Politics of Credit.”

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