Past Award Winners
Best Publication Award
2017: Ashley Mears, Boston University. 2015. "Girls as elite distinction: The appropriation of bodily capital.” Poetics 53: 22–37.
2016: Heather Laine Talley. 2014. Saving Face: Disfigurement and the Politics of Appearance. New York: New York University Press.
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.
Best Publication Award, Honorable Mention
2017. Edward Orozco Flores, University of California, Merced. 2016. "'Grow Your Hair Out': Chicano Gang Masculinity and Embodiment in Recovery." Social Problems 63(4): 590–604.
Graduate Student Paper Award
2017. Alka Menon, Northwestern University. 2016. "Reconstructing race and gender in American cosmetic surgery." Ethnic and Racial Studies 40: 597-616.
2016: Neil Gong, University of California, Los Angeles. 2015. "How to Fight Without Rules: On Civilized Violence in De-Civilized Spaces." Social Problems 62(4).
2015: Sonny Nordmarken, University of Massachusetts Amherst. "Radiant Selves, Misgendering Experiences, and Biologized Gender Ideologies."
Graduate Student Paper Award, Honorable Mention
2017. Lindsay Stevens, Rutgers University. 2016. "Environmental Contaminants and Reproductive Bodies: Provider Perspectives on Risk, Gender, and Responsibility.” Journal of Health & Social Behavior 57: 471-485.
2017. Sneha Annavarapu. Forthcoming. “Consuming wellness, producing difference: The case of a wellness center in India.” Journal of Consumer Culture.
2016: Jessie K. Luna, University of Colorado, Boulder. "The Case of Hard Work: Distinction, Body Work and Embodied Neoliberalism."
2015: Kelly Underman, University of Illinois at Chicago. "Playing Doctor: Simulation in Medical School as Affective Practice."