Welcome to the Sociology Department

Analena Bruce

  • Doctoral Dissertation Award, Rural Sociological Society, “Labor of Love: Entry and Persistence in Alternative Agriculture,” 2015
  • Graduate Student Paper Award, Agriculture, Food & Human Values Society, "Labor of Love: Viability Strategies in Sustainable Farming," 2013.

Julia Flagg

  • Matilda White Riley Published Article Award, Department of Sociology, Rutgers University, “Aiming for Zero: What Makes Nations Adopt Carbon Neutral Pledges?,” published in Environmental Sociology, 2015
  • Graduate Student Fellowship, Hertog Global Strategy Initiative on “The History and Future of Climate Change and Global Governance,” Columbia University, 2013.
  • Graduate Student Scholarship, New Jersey Society for Women Environmental Professionals, 2012

Daina Harvey

  • Honorable Mention, Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship, 2011.
  • National PERISHIP Dissertation Fellowship in Hazards, Risk, and Disasters, University of Colorado, "If This Thing Had Never Happened: Moving on from Hurricane Katrina," 2010.
  • Dissertation Research Grant, Rutgers Initiative for Climate and Society, 2010.

Janet Lorenzen

  • Graduate Student Paper Award, American Sociological Association, Section on Consumers and Consumption Section, "Challenges to Reducing Consumption: Social Connections and the Problem of Gift Giving," 2014.
  • Brent K. Marshall Graduate Student Paper Award, Environment and Technology Division of the Society for the Study of Social Problems, "Sustainable Lifestyles and Environmental Activism: How Lifestyle Change Supports Collective Action," 2013.
  • Graduate Student Paper Award, Society for the Study of Social Problems, Conflict, Social Action, and Change Division, "Convincing People to Go Green: Managing Strategic Action by Minimizing Political Talk," 2013.
  • American Association of University Women Fellowship, 2011.
  • Dissertation Research Grant, Rutgers Initiative for Climate and Society, 2010.

Andrew Stroffolino

  • Graduate Student Fellowship, Rutgers Center for Cultural Analysis, 2011.

 Teja Pristavec

  • US Borlaug Summer Institute on Global Food Security, Purdue University, 2015