2011 Recipients

David Ciplet, Brown University

Department of Sociology

Between a Rock and a Gas Place: How Regulatory Policy for Emerging Technologies Is Shaped in the Context of Scientific Uncertainty

[Special Recognition:  Martinus Nijhoff Award]


Luke Fairbanks, Duke University

Duke Marine Lab, Nicholas School of the Environment

Cultured Fish and Contested Space: Exploring the Construction of Emerging US Aquaculture Processes  


Michael Good, Florida International University

Department of Economics

Do Immigrant Outflows Lead to Native Inflows? An Empirical Analysis of the Migratory Responses to U.S. State Immigration Legislation


Andrew Chin-Woo Hao, University of California, Berkeley

Department of Anthropology

The Emergence of “Ethical Capitalism” in Contemporary China: The Globalization of Corporate Social Responsibility and Its Social and Economic Policy Impacts

[Special Recognition:  John H. Stanley Award]


Yujia He, Georgia Institute of Technology

Sam Nunn School of International Affairs

Re-control the Market for Strategic Power: China’s Reregulation of Its Rare Earth Industry


Muzammil M. Hussain, University of Washington, Seattle

Department of Communication

Post-Authoritarian Political Monitoring in Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya: Investigating Information Activist Networks in the European Neighborhood

[Special Recognition:  Harold D. Laswell Award]


Sara E. Kimberlin, University of California, Berkeley

School of Social Welfare

Examining Chronic and Transient Poverty Using the Supplemental Poverty Measure


Michael Alexander McCarthy, New York University

Sociology Department

Privatizing the Golden Years: How American Unions Made Pensions More Risky, 1945-2000

[Special Recognition: Robert K. Merton Award]


Umoloyouvwe Ejiroghene Ovbije Onomake, University of Sussex

School of Global Studies-Pigeon Holes, Anthropology Department

Elite Exchanges: The Cultural Politics of Chinese Business in Nigeria


David S. Pedulla, Princeton University

Department of Sociology

Precarious Work and the New Economy: An Experimental Approach


Michael Polson, Graduate Center, City University of New York

Department of Anthropology  

Marijuana in Northern California: Law, Economy and Medicine in a Shifting Policy Environment

[Special Recognition: Donald R. Cressey Award]


Rachel Augustine Potter, University of Michigan

Public Policy and Political Science

Restricted Access? Interest Group Participation in Bureaucratic Decisionmaking


Patrick L. Schoettmer, University of Notre Dame

Department of Political Science

Crescent, Cross, and Culture: How Politics Shapes Racial and Religious Identity


Jennifer Elizabeth Telesca, New York University

Department of Media, Culture and Communication

Bluefin Rules: Postcards from the Regulatory and Discursive Fields of Marine Conservation


Alexis Nicole Walker, Cornell University

Department of Government

The Rise of Public Sector Unionization and its Effect on Organized Labor’s Political Activities in the United States