Past Award Winners
Best Publication Award
2015: Kimberly Hoang, University of Chicago. 2014. "Competing Technologies of Embodiment: Pan-Asian Modernity and Third World Dependency in Vietnam's Contemporary Sex Industry." Gender & Society 28(4):513-536.
2014: Maxine Leeds Craig, University of California, Davis. 2013. Sorry I Don't Dance: Why Men Refuse to Move, Oxford University Press.
2013: Elise Paradis, University of California, San Francisco. 2012. Boxers, Briefs or Bras? Bodies, Gender and Change in the Boxing Gym. Body & Society
2012: Rene Almeling, Yale University. 2011. Sex Cells: the Medical Market for Egg and Sperm. University of California Press.
2011: Samantha Kwan, University of Houston. 2009. “Framing the Fat Body: Contested Meanings between Government, Activists, and Industry.” Sociological
Graduate Student Paper Award
2015: Sonny Nordmarken, University of Massachusetts Amherst. "Radiant Selves, Misgendering Experiences, and Biologized Gender Ideologies."
2014: Paige L. Sweet, University of Illinois at Chicago. "Every Bone in My Body: Domestic Violence and the Diagnostic Body."
2013: Drew Foster, University of Michigan. "Aspirational Habitus, Embodiment, and Sport: Explaining Cross-Class Participation in Aikido."
- Published: 2015. "Fighters who Don't Fight: The Case of Aikido and Somatic Metaphorism." Qualitative Sociology 38(2):165-183.
2012: Alex Thompson, University of Colorado- Boulder. “Sometimes, I think I might say too much": Dark Secrets and the Performance of Inflammatory Bowel Disease.
- Published: 2013. "'Sometimes, I think I might say too much': Dark Secrets and the Performance of Inflammatory Bowel Disease." Symbolic Interaction
2011: Katherine Mason, University of California, Berkeley. "Bearing Babies, Bearing Class: Class-Conditioned Agency and the Maternal Body."
Graduate Student Paper Award, Honorable Mention
2015: Kelly Underman, University of Illinois at Chicago. "Playing Doctor: Simulation in Medical School as Affective Practice."