2022 Award Winners

We are very pleased to announce the winners of our section awards for 2022. We will be celebrating these achievements at the ASA meeting in August. Allan Schnaiberg Outstanding Publication Award Amalia Leguizamón (Tulane University) for Seeds of Power: Environmental Injustice and Genetically Modified Soybeans in Argentina (2020, Duke University Press)  Honorable Mention: Colin Jerolmack (New York University) for Up to Heaven and Down to Hell: Fracking, Freedom, and Community in an American Town (2021, Princeton University Press). Fred Buttel Distinguished Contribution Award David Pellow (University of California, Santa Barbara)   Mentorship and Teaching Award  Kristen Shorette (State University of New York at Stony Brook)  Marvin E. Olsen Student Paper Award (co-winners) Kristen Vinyeta (University of Oregon) for “Under the guise of science: how the US Forest Service deployed settler colonial and racist logics to advance an unsubstantiated fire suppression agenda” and Daniel Driscoll (University of California, San Diego) for “Populism …

April 25th Virtual Event

Our section recently hosted an online event entitled, “Teaching Environmental Sociology in a Time of Radical Flux.” We had such an amazing panel! Much appreciation goes out to Dr. Jennifer Carrera (Michigan State University), Dr. Marla Pérez-Lugo (University of Texas Rio Grande Valley), and Dr. Mehmet Soyer (Utah State University). In case you missed the event (or if you just want to watch it again!), we have a link to the recording of the first part of it: https://youtu.be/No-thPlJnks (we had breakout sessions in the second part, which we didn’t record). What a great event!