Section Awards Results!

Congratulations to our 2019 Section Award Winners!

Sociology of Development Section Book Award


Levien, Michael. 2018. Dispossession without Development: Land Grabs in Neoliberal India. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Honorable Mention:

Berry, Marie E. 2018. War, Women, and Power: From Violence to Mobilization in Rwanda and Bosnia-Herzegovina. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press

Sociology of Development Section Faculty Article Award


Long, Yan. “The Contradictory Impact of Transnational AIDS Institutions on State Repression in China, 1989-2013”, American Journal of Sociology, 124, no. 2 (September 2018): 309-366.

Honorable Mention:

Lu, Yao. “Empowerment or Disintegration? Migration, Social Institutions, and Collective Action in Rural China” (Unpublished)

Sociology of Development Section Graduate Student Paper Award


Souza Leão, Luciana. “Optics of the State: The Politics of Making Poverty Visible in Brazil and Mexico.” (Unpublished) (Department of Sociology, Columbia University)

Honorable Mention:

Vallejo, Catalina. “Economic Reparations, Entrepreneurship, and Post-Conflict Development: Evidence from Colombia.” (Unpublished) (Department of Sociology, University of Virginia)

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