Announcing our section award winners!

Congratulations to this year’s Consumers and Consumption section award winners! Best Student Paper Award goes to two co-winners: Barbara Kiviat, 2017.  “The Art of Deciding with Data:  Evidence from How Employers Translate Credit Reports into Hiring Decisions.” Socio-Economic Review, 1-27 Helana Darwin, 2017.  “Omnivorous Masculinity:  Gender Capital and Cultural Legitimacy in Craft Beer Culture.”  Social Currents, 1-16   Best […]

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Congratulations to the 2016-17 section award winners!

ASA Section on the Sociology of Consumers and Consumption Distinguished Scholarly Publication Award for 2017  Winners: Kristie O’Neill and Daniel Silver, “From Hungry to Healthy: Simmel, Self-Cultivation and the Transformative Experience of Eating for Beauty”  Honorable mention:  Nathan Wilmers, “Does Consumer Demand Reproduce Inequality? High-income Consumers, Vertical Differentiation and the Wage Structure”   ASA Section […]

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2018 Section Awards: Call for submissions

ASA Section on the Sociology of Consumers and Consumption Distinguished Publication Award for 2018 The ASA Section on the Sociology of Consumers and Consumption Distinguished Scholarly Publication Award goes to the author(s) of the best published book that makes a significant, original contribution to the understanding of ideas about, and practices of, consumption.  The sociology […]

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Congratulations to the 2015-16 Section Award Winners!

BEST BOOK AWARD Winner- Michaela DeSoucey (North Carolina State University) for Contested Tastes: Foie Gras and the Politics of Food. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2016. Honorable Mention- Kate Cairns (Rutgers University-Camden) and Josée Johnston (University of Toronto) for Food and Femininity. New York: Bloomsbury, 2015. BEST STUDENT PAPER AWARD Winner- Caitlin Daniel (Harvard) for (2016) “Economic Constraints on Taste Formation […]

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Erin Metz McDonnell Wins Distinguished Scholarly Publication Award

The awards committee of the ASA Section on Consumers and Consumption is extremely pleased to announce this that year’s recipient of the section’s Distinguished Scholarly Publication is Erin Metz McDonnell, Kellogg Assistant Professor of Sociology at University of Notre Dame. McDonnell’s article, “Budgetary Units: A Weberian Approach to Consumption,” published in American Journal of Sociology, […]

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Zachary Hyde Wins Student Paper Award

After reviewing many well-written, interesting, and innovative papers, the student awards committee of the ASA Section on Consumers and Consumption is happy to announce that Zachary Hyde is this year’s winner of the Student Paper Award. Zack is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of British Columbia. His paper is entitled, “Omnivorous Gentrification: Restaurant Reviews […]

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