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Library Research Guide for Sociology Graduate Students: Home

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Your Motivation? - American Sociological Association Dissertation Major ASA Award

2020 Christina Cross, University of Michigan, for "The Color, Class, and Context of Family Structure and Its Association with Children's Educational Performance"
Honorable Mention: Christof Brandtner, "Cities in Action: City Climate Action, Civil Society, and the Organization of Cities"

2019 Anjuli N. Fahlberg, Tufts University, for “Activism Under Fire: Violence, Poverty, and Collective Action in Rio de Janeiro”

2018 - Juliette Galonnier "Choosing Faith and Facing Race: Converting to Islam in France and the United States"

2017 - Karida Brown "Before they were Diamonds: The Intergenerational Migration of Kentucky's Coal Camp Blacks"

2016 - Michael Rodríguez-Muñiz "Temporal Politics of the Future: National Latino Civil Rights Advocacy, Demographic Statistics, and the ‘Browning’ of America"

2015 - Christopher Michael Muller "Historical Origins of Racial Inequality in Incarceration in the United States"

2014 - Ya-Wen Lei "Uncovering the Roots of the Nationwide Counter-public Sphere in China”

2014 - Yan Long "Constructing Transnational Actorhood: The Emergence and Transformation of the AIDS Movement in China, 1989-2012"

2013 - Larissa Buchholz "The Global Rules of Art"

2013 - Daniel Menchik "The Practices of Medicine"

2012 - Kimberly Kay Hoang "New Economies of Sex and Intimacy in Vietnam"

2011 - Alice Goffman, "On the Run" - [Book available at Rutgers Libraries]
Honorable Mention: Laura Hamilton, "Strategies for Success: Parental Funding, College Achievement, and the Transition to Adulthood"
Joanna Robinson, "Contested Water: Anti-Water Privatization Movements in Canada and the United States"

2010 - G. Cristina Mora, "De Muchos, Uno: The Institutionalization of Latino Panethnicity, 1960-1990 "
Honorable Mention: Sophia Krzys Acord, "Beyond the Code: Unpacking Tacit Knowledge and Embodied Cognition in the Practical Action of Curating Contemporary Art"

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