Professor Erika Lee (history) has been awarded the Sara Evans Faculty Woman Scholar/Leader Award in Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences for 2012-13. This is especially fitting in that the award is named in honor of one of our most distinguished emerita colleagues from the history department.
Terri Wallace (Center for Writing) has been awarded the Civil Service and Bargaining Unit Leadership Award for 2012-13.
Erika and Terri will be honored at the Celebrating University Women Awards Program on October 12, 2:30-4:30 pm in McNamara Alumni Center. RSVP to attend.
Professor Emeritus Ronald Anderson (sociology) received the William F. Ogburn Lifetime Achievement Award from the Communication and Information Technology Section, American Sociological Association annual meeting, where he also presented a published paper, "Caring Capital Websites." He is president of the U of M Retirees Association.
Professor Joachim Savelsberg (sociology) along with his former student, Ryan King (now associate professor at SUNY-Albany) received the 2012 Outstanding Book Award of the Theory Division, Society for the Study of Social Problems for their book, American Memories: Atrocities and the Law (Russell Sage Foundation 2011).
Assistant Professor Josh Page (sociology) was awarded the Herbert Jacob Book Prize for his book, The Toughest Beat: Politics, Punishment, and the Prison Officers Union in California. The prize is given by the Law and Society Association and is intended to recognize new, outstanding work in law and society scholarship.