Department of Sociology

Prize Winners

2016 Norval Glenn Prize Winner

Congratulations to Brandon Robinson, the 2016 recipient of The Norval Glenn Prize, for his paper "Lumpen Families and Parental Rejection: Gender, Sexuality, and Family Instability in LGBTQ Homeless Youths' Lives."

Congratulations also to Caity Collins for her paper "Work-Family Policies and Working Mothers: A Comparative Study of Germany, Sweden, Italy, and the United States" and Beth Cozzolino for her paper "Spending Rules, Scarcity, and Mothers' Reported Child Support Expenditures," which received honorable mentions.

Past Winners

2015 - Kate Averett, "Queer Parenting at the Gender Buffet: LGBTQ Parents Resisting Heteronormativity"; Kate Prickett, "Maternal Education and Investments in Children’s Health" (honorable mention)

2014 - Yujin Kim, "The Associations between Black Men’s Imprisonment and Black Women’s Non-Martial Fertility Rates: A County-Level Analysis"; Caity Collins, "The Promise and Limits of Family Policy: Working Mothers in Western Germany" (honorable mention)

2013 - Mieke Thomeer, "Marital Processes around Depression: A Gendered Perspective"

2012 - Amy Lodge, "All Shook Up: Sexuality of Mid- to Later-Life Married Couples"


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