University and Department Awards

2016

Brooklynn Hitchens. 2016 Graduate Fellow, Rutgers Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Rutgers University.

Laura Callejas. 2016 Matilda White Riley Qualifying Paper Award, Department of Sociology, Rutgers University, for “Seeking to Apply: How High School Students Gather College Information.”

Haruki Eda. 2016-2018 Fellow, Rutgers PreDoctoral Leadership Development Institute, Rutgers University.

Idit Fast. 2016 Matilda White Riley Published Article Award, Department of Sociology, Rutgers University, for “Understanding Educational Policy Formation: The Case of School Violence Policies in Israel" published in Sociology of Education (2016).

Ben Foley. 2016-2017 Center for Historical Analysis Graduate Fellow, Rutgers University.

Alexis Merdjanoff. 2016 Anne Foner Dissertation Prize, Department of Sociology, Rutgers University for “Weathering the Storm: The Long-Term Effects of Hurricane Katrina on Mental Health, Mobility, and Recovery.”

Jomaira Salas. 2016 Jack Riley and Matilda White-Riley Term Paper Award (co-winner), Department of Sociology, Rutgers University for “A Different Set of Research Questions: Towards a Comprehensive Study of Students of Color in Higher Education.”

2015

Shruti Devgan. 2015 Anne Foner Dissertation Prize, Department of Sociology, Rutgers University for "Re-presenting Pasts: Sikh Diasporic and Digital Memories of 1984."

Haruki Eda. 2015-2016 Center for Cultural Analysis Graduate Fellow, Rutgers University.

Maria Espinoza. 2015-2016 Center for Historical Analysis Graduate Fellow, Rutgers University.

Julia Flagg. 2015 Matilda White Riley Published Article Award (co-winner), Department of Sociology, Rutgers University for "Aiming for Zero: What Makes Nations Adopt Carbon Neutral Pledges?" published in Environmental Sociology (2015).

Libby Luth. 2015 Matilda White Riley Published Article Award (co-winner), Department of Sociology, Rutgers University for "Future Time Perspective and End-of-life Planning in Older Adults" published in Research on Aging (2015).

Ghassan Moussawi. 2015 Distinguished Contrubutions to Undergraduate Education-Teaching Assistant, Rutgers University School of Arts and Sciences - New Brunswick.

Lauren Murphy. Summer 2015 James J. Gallagher Family Fellowhip, Bloustein School and the Rutgers Climate Institute.

Jason Phillips. 2015 Matilda White Riley Qualifying Paper Award, Department of Sociology, Rutgers University for “Post-Incident Interpersonal Difficulty among Adolescent Victims of Intentional Violence."

2014

Alena Alamgir. 2014 Anne Foner Dissertation Prize, Department of Sociology, Rutgers University for "Socialist Internationalism at Work:  Changes in the Czechoslovak-Vietnamese Labor Exchange Program, 1967-1989."

Dilara Demir. 2014-2015 Center for Cultural Analysis Graduate Fellow, Rutgers University.

Janet Lorenzen. 2014 Matilda White Riley Published Article Award (co-winner), Department of Sociology, Rutgers University for "Convincing People to Go Green:  Managing Strategic Action by Minimising Political Talk" published in Environmental Politics (2014).

Jason Phillips. 2014 Matilda White Riley Term Paper Award, Department of Sociology, Rutgers University for "Engagement across the Racial and Ethnic Divide in Multiracial Protestant Congregations."

Alicia Raia-Hawrylak. 2014 Rutgers Hall of Distinguished Alumni Student Award Winner, Rutgers University Alumni Association.  

Eunkyung Song. 2014 Part-Time Lecturer Professional Development Fund Award, Rutgers University.

Kirsten Song. 2014 Matilda White Riley Published Article Award (co-winner), Department of Sociology, Rutgers University for "Between Global Dreams and National Duties:  The Dilemma of Conscription Duty in the Transnational Lives of Young Korean Males" published in Global Networks (2014).

Lindsay Stevens. 2014 Matilda White Riley Qualifying Paper Award, Department of Sociology, Rutgers University for " Interrogating 'Planned Parenthood': Reproductive Health Care Providers' Perspectives on Family Planning." 

2013

Portia Allen-Kyle. 2013-2015 Pre-Doctoral Leadership Development Institute Fellow, University Center for Organizational Development and Leadership, Rutgers University.  

Analena Bruce. 2013 Matilda White Riley Qualifying Paper Award (co-winner), Department of Sociology, Rutgers University for “Labor of Love: Viability Strategies in Sustainable Farming.”

Angel Butts. 2013 Harry C. Bredemeier Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching,  Department of Sociology, Rutgers University.

Kevin Chamow. 2013 Matilda White Riley Term Paper Award (runner up), Department of Sociology, Rutgers University for “A Brief Inquiry into the Framing of the Occupy Movement.”

Christine DeJong . 2013 Matilda White Riley Qualifying Paper Award (co-winner), Department of Sociology, Rutgers University for “Reconfiguring and Reimagining Boundaries of  The State in Contemporary Venezuela.”

Dilara Demir 2013-2014 Center for Historical Analysis Graduate Fellow, Rutgers University.

Neha Gondal.  2013 Anne Foner Dissertation Prize, Department of Sociology, Rutgers University for “Less-Institutionalized Social Structures:  A Theoretical, Methodological, and Empirical Analysis of How Networks and Culture Matter for Emergence.”

Anna Harewood. Harry C. Bredemeier Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, Department of Sociology, Rutgers University.

Brandon Kramer. 2013 Matilda White Riley Term Paper Award, Department of Sociology, Rutgers University for "Making Connections You Can Bet On It:  A Biosociological Study of Precarious Masculinity."  

Alexis Merdjanoff.  2013 Matilda White Riley Published Article Award, Department of Sociology, Rutgers University for "There’s No Place Like Home:  Examining the Emotional Consequences of Hurricane Katrina on the Displaced Residents of New Orleans" published in Social Science Research (2013).

Etienne Meunier.  2013-2015 Pre-Doctoral Leadership Development Institute Fellow, University Center for Organizational Development and Leadership, Rutgers University.

2012

Crystal Bedley. 2012-2014 Pre-Doctoral Leadership Development Institute Fellow, University Center for Organizational Development and Leadership, Rutgers University.

Julia Flagg. 2012 Matilda White Riley Term Paper Award (honorable mention), Department of Sociology, Rutgers University for "Uncertainty Management and Risk Communication in the Wake of Katrina."

Rachelle Germana.  2012 Anne Foner Dissertation Prize, Department of Sociology, Rutgers University for "Hyphenation and its Discontents: Hyphenators, Hyphen-Haters, and the Cultural Politics of Ambiguity."

Neha Gondal. 2012-2013 Center for Cultural Analysis Graduate Fellow, Rutgers University.

Jorie Hofstra.  2012 Matilda White Riley Term Paper Award, Department of Sociology, Rutgers University for "Toward a Sociological Definition of Attunement."  

Ghassan Moussawi. 2012 Matilda White Riley Published Article Award, Department of Sociology, Rutgers University for "Queering Beirut, the 'Paris of the Middle East': Fractal Orientalism and Masculinities in Contemporary Gay Travelogues" published in Gender, Place and Culture: A Journal of Feminist Geography (2013).

Alicia Raia-Hawrylak. 2012-2014 Pre-Doctoral Leadership Development Institute Fellow, University Center for Organizational Development and Leadership, Rutgers University.  

Hsin-Yi Yeh. 2012 Matilda White Riley Qualifying Paper Award, Department of Sociology, Rutgers University for "Producing a Chinese Nationality: Analyzing the Observance of National Celebration Day in Taiwan from 1949 through 1987."

2011

Heather Batson. 2011 Matilda White Riley Term Paper Award, Department of Sociology, Rutgers University for "Inequalities in Motion? Commuting Demography and Street-level Experiences in Philadelphia."

Crystal Bedley. 2011-2012 Institute for Research on Women Fellow, Rutgers University.Eunkyung Song. 2011-2012 Institute for Research on Women Fellow, Rutgers University.

Ivana Brown2011 Anne Foner Dissertation Prize, Department of Sociology, Rutgers University for "A Sociological Analysis of Maternal Ambivalence: Class and Race Differences Among New Mothers."

Chioun Lee. 2011 Matilda White Riley Qualifying Paper Award (co-winner), Department of Sociology, Rutgers University for "The Effects of Childhood Maltreatment on Serious Injuries and Premature Death During Early Adulthood: An Examination of Mediators.”

Chioun Lee. Special Study Award for Dissertation Research, Graduate School of Rutgers University.

Etienne Meunier. 2011 Matilda White Riley Qualifying Paper Award (co-winner), Department of Sociology, Rutgers University for "Collective Intimacy: the Unexpected Effect of Health Regulations on Private Gay Sex Parties in NYC."

Karen Stein. 2011 Matilda White Riley Published Article Award, Department of Sociology, Rutgers University for "Getting Away from It All: The Construction and Management of Temporary Identities on Vacation" published in Symbolic Interaction (2011).

Andy Stroffolino. 2011-2012 Center for Cultural Analysis Graduate Fellow, Rutgers University.

2010

Tom DeGloma. 2010 Anne Foner Dissertation Prize (co-winner), Department of Sociology, Rutgers University for “Awakenings: Autobiography, Memory and The Social Logic of Personal Discovery.”

Shruti Devgan. Chakra Student Paper Prize from the South Asian Studies Program for "Sacred Cyberspaces: Virtual Commemoration and 1984 Anti Sikh Violence."

Asia Friedman. 2010 Anne Foner Dissertation Prize (co-winner), Department of Sociology, Rutgers University for “Blind to Sameness:  The Socio-Optical Construction of Male and Female Bodies.”

Neha Gondal. 2010-11 Institute for Research on Women. Graduate Student Fellowship.

Neha Gondal. 2010-11 Center for Cultural Analysis, Rutgers University, Graduate Fellowship (Honorable Mention).

Daina Harvey. 2010 Graduate Teaching Award, Graduate School-New Brunswick, Rutgers University.  

Susan Kremmel. 2010 Matilda White Riley Term Paper Award (co-winner), Department of Sociology, Rutgers University for “Processes and Politics of Gender Play in US Popular Music."

Oh-Jung Kwon. 2010 Matilda White Riley Qualifying Paper Award, Department of Sociology, Rutgers University for "The Logic of Social Policy Expansion in a Neoliberal Context:  Health Insurance Reform in Korea after the 1997 Economic Crisis."

Chioun Lee. 2010-2011 Excellence Fellowship, Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research of Rutgers University.

Chioun Lee. Leon A. Greenberg Award, Center of Alcohol Studies of Rutgers University.

Janet Lorenzen. 2010 Initiative for Climate and Social Policy Dissertation Grant, Rutgers University.  

Dawne Mouzon. 2010 Project L/EARN Alington Memorial Award, Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research, Rutgers University.

Andrea Mueller. 2010 Center for European Studies Graduate Associate, Rutgers University.

Theresa Simpson. 2010 Matilda White Riley Term Paper Award (co-winner), Department of Sociology, Rutgers University for "Parents’ Valuation of Children’s Achievement in Organized Activities."

Theresa Simpson. 2010 Project L/EARN Alington Memorial Award, Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research, Rutgers University.

Alena Singleton. 2010 Part-Time Lecturer Professional Development Fund Award, Rutgers University.

Jason Torkelson. 2010 Matilda White Riley Published Article Award, Department of Sociology, Rutgers University for "Life After (Straightedge) Subculture" published in Qualitative Sociology (2010).

Elizabeth Williamson. 2010 Graduate Teaching Award, Graduate School-New Brunswick, Rutgers University.  

Elizabeth Williamson. 2010 Faculty Resource Development Grant, Rutgers University.

 

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