Sociology Department - Faculty Achievements

Major Awards in Learned Societies

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Awards from the American Sociological Association

Richard Alba
Thomas & Znaniecki Book Award (2004)

Nancy Denton
Otis Dudley Duncan Award (1994)
Distinguished Scholarly Publication Award (1995)

Ryan King
Co-recipient of the ASA Culture Section Best Paper Award (2007)

Richard Lachmann
Distinguished Scholarly Publication Award from the Political Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association (2001)
Distinguished Scholarly Publication Award (2003)

John Logan
Robert E. Park Award (1988)
Distinguished Scholarly Publication Award (1990)
William J. Goode Award (1997)

Glenna Spitze
William J. Goode Award (1997)

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Awards from Other Learned Societies

Richard Alba
Outstanding Book on the Subject of Human Rights in the United States (1992)
Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Human Rights in the U.S.

Christine E. Bose
American Psychological Assoication Radio Media Award (1973)

Donald Hernandez
Presidential Citation (2006), American Psychological Association
First Annual Morris Rosenberg Award for best book of the year (1994), District of Columbia Sociological Society.
Bronze Medal Award (1994), U.S. Department of Commerce.
Bronze Medal Award (1999), U.S. Department of Commerce.
U.S Vice Presidential Hammer Award (1998).

Hayward Derrick Horton
Leadership and Service Award (1995), Association of Black Sociologists.

Ryan King
2006 Law and Society Association Best Article Award

Steve Messner
Fellow, American Society of Criminology

Gwen Moore
Finalist, the European Union's Descartes Prize for Scientific Excellence (2002)
Bread and Roses Award from the Council of Women's Groups (2010)

Steven Seidman
Simon and Gagnon Award for his career contributions to the study of sexualities (2003), Sexualities Section of the American Sociological Association

Scott South
Elected member, Sociological Research Association

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University Awards

Excellence in Teaching

  • Glenn Deane (2011-2012)
  • Joanne Kaufman (2010-2011)
  • David Wagner (2003-2004)
  • Richard Hall (2001-2002)
  • Hayward Derrick Horton (2000-2001)
  • Katherine Trent (1997-1998)
  • Richard Lachmann (1994-1995)
  • Steven Messner (1991-1992)
  • Karyn Loscocco (1990-1991)
  • Marvin Krohn (1988-1989)
  • Albert C. Higgins (1984-1985)

Excellence in Support Services

  • Kathleen Rose (2005)
  • Eileen Pellegrino (1987-1988)

Excellence in Research

  • Steven Messner (2005)
  • Scott South (2003-2004)
  • Steve Seidman (2002-2003)
  • Allen E. Liska (1998-1999)
  • Stewart Tolnay (1997-1998)
  • Glenna Spitze (1994-1995)
  • Richard Alba (1993-1994)
  • John Logan (1990-1991)
  • Nan Lin (1988-1989)

Excellence in Academic Service

  • Karyn Loscocco (2011-2012)
  • David Wagner (2006-2007)
  • Hayward Derrick Horton (2005-2006)
  • Richard Alba (1997-1998)
  • Steven Messner (1995-1996)
  • John Logan (1994-1995)
  • Russell Ward (1992-1993)
  • Glenna Spitze (1991-1992)
  • Christine Bose (1989-1990)
  • Richard Hall (1987-1988)

Collins Fellows Award

  • Steven Messner (2007)
  • Richard Hall (2006)
  • Glenna Spitze (2004)
  • Christine E. Bose (1992)

College of Arts and Sciences Dean's Teaching Award

  • Karyn Loscocco (2006-2007)

Disabled Student Services Outstanding Achievement Award

  • Steve Seidman (2004)

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Chancellor Awards

Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities

  • Steven Messner (2011)

Excellence in Professional Service

  • Gwen Moore (2010)

Excellence in Faculty Service

  • Karyn Loscocco (2011-2012)
  • Hayward Derrick Horton (2005-2006)

Excellence in Teaching

  • Glenn Deane (2011-2012)
  • Joanne M. Kaufman (2010-2011)
  • David Wagner (2003-2004)
  • Hayward Derrick Horton (2001)
  • Richard Hall
  • Katherine Trent (1998)
  • Richard Lachmann
  • Marvin Krohn (1989)