ASA COMPARATIVE-HISTORICAL SOCIOLOGY SECTION AWARD RECIPIENTS 2021
DISTINGUISHED CAREER AWARD
In recognition of a lifetime of outstanding contributions to comparative-historical sociology. The award is normally named the Ibn Khaldun Distinguished Career Award. In light of the debate over award naming in the Business Meeting, Professor Orlando Patterson received the award from then-Chair Mabel Berezin without the name attached.
Winner: Orlando Patterson, John Cowles Professor of Sociology at Harvard University
Committee: Andreas Wimmer (Chair), Columbia, firstname.lastname@example.org; Julian Go, University of Chicago, email@example.com; Philip Gorski, Yale, firstname.lastname@example.org; Monica Prasad, Northwestern University, email@example.com
BARRINGTON MOORE BOOK AWARD
Winner: Elisabeth S. Clemens, Civic Gifts: Voluntarism and the Making of the American Nation-State (Chicago 2020).
Honorable Mention: Yuen Yuen Ang, China’s Gilded Age: The Paradox of Economic Boom and Vast Corruption (Cambridge University Press 2020).
Committee: Stephanie Lee Mudge (Chair), University of California-Davis, firstname.lastname@example.org; Robert Braun, University of California-Berkeley, email@example.com; Angel Parham, Loyola University- New Orleans firstname.lastname@example.org
CHARLES TILLY ARTICLE AWARD
Co-Winner: Hana Brown, “Who Is an Indian Child? Institutional Context, Tribal Sovereignty, and Race-Making in Fragmented States,” American Sociological Review. 2020; 85(5):776-805.
Co-Winner: John N. Robinson III, “Making Markets on the Margins: Housing Finance Agencies and the Racial Politics of Credit Expansion,” American Journal of Sociology . Volume 125, Number 4 | January 2020
Committee: Shamus Khan (Chair), Columbia University, email@example.com; Eddy U, University of California, Davis firstname.lastname@example.org; Alexander Kentikelenis, Bocconi University, Milan email@example.com
THEDA SKOCPOL DISSERTATION AWARD
Winner: Benjamin H. Bradlow, “Urban Origins of Democracy and Inequality: Governing Sao Paolo and Johannesburg, 1985-2016.” Ph. D. Dissertation, Brown University 2020.
Committee: Lyn Spillman (Chair), University of Notre Dame Lynette.P.Spillman.firstname.lastname@example.org; Tad Skotnicki, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, email@example.com; Lotesta, Johnnie Anne, Harvard University, Ash Center, firstname.lastname@example.org
REINHARD BENDIX STUDENT PAPER AWARD
Winner: Omri Tubi (Northwestern), “Kill me a mosquito and I will build a state: political economy and the socio-technicalities of Jewish colonization in Palestine, 1922–1940” Theory and Society: 50, pages 97–124 (2021).
Honorable Mention: Wen Xie (Chicago), “Generation as Structure: Market Transformation in China’s Socialist Industrial Heartland”