Section on Science, Knowledge and Technology Award Recipients

 

The Section on Science, Knowledge and Technology's Hacker-Nicholas Mullins Graduate Student Award

YEAR

NAME

AFFILIATION AT TIME OF AWARD

TITLE

2014

Kelly Kistner

University of Washington

“A Word Factory was Wanted’: Organizational Objectivity in the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary.”

2013

Phillipa K. Chong

University of Toronto

“Legitimate judgment in art, the scientific world reversed?: Critical distance in evaluation.”

2012

Ignacio Siles

Northwestern University

2011. “From Online Filter to Web Format: Articulating Materiality and Meaning in the Early History of Blogs.” Social Studies of Science, 41(5).

2011

Michael Strand

University of Notre Dame

"Where do classifications come from? The DSM-III, the transformation of American Psychiatry, and the problem of origins in the sociology of knowledge" (Department of Sociology, University of Notre Dame).

2010

Owen Whooley

NYU

"Diagnostic Ambivalence: Psychiatric Workarounds and the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders." The paper was recently published in Sociology of Health and Illness.

2009

David Schliefer

 

"The Dovetailing of Activism, Industry, and the Technological Backburner: How Trans Fats Became Healthy."

2007

Elizabeth Popp Berman

 

“Why did Universities Start Patenting? Institution-building and the Road to the Bayh-Dole Act"

2006

Janet Vertesi

Cornell University

“Mind the Gap: the London Underground Map and Users’ Representation of urban Space”

2005

Annalisa Salonius

Abby Kinchy

McGill University

University of Wisconsin

“Social Organization of Work in Biomedical Research Labs: Socio-historical Dynamics and the Influence of Research Funding”

“African Americans in the Atomic Age”

2003

Cyrus Mody

Jennifer Fosket

Cornell University

University of California-San Francisco

"Probe Microscopists at Work and Play: The Growth of American STM and AFM in the 1980s"

"Constructing "High Risk Women": The Development and Standardization of a Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Tool"

2002

Kjerten Clare Bunker

Stanford University

“Patterns of Discrimination in Public and Private Science: The Effects of Gender and Discipline”

2002

Park Doing

Cornell University

“Lab Hands’ and the ‘Scarlet O’: On Models, Identity, and Technology Studies”

2001

Jenny Reardon

Cornell University

“The Human Genome Diversity Paper”

2000

Christopher Henke

University of California, San Diego

“Making a Place for Science: The Field Trial”

1999

Jennifer Fishman and Laura Mamo

University of California, San Francisco

“Potency in All the Right Places: Viagra as a Technology of the Gendered Body”

1998

Jason Owen-Smith

University of Arizona

“The Social Organization of Scientific Skepticism”

1997

Pablo Boczkowski

Cornell University

“The Mutual Shaping of Users and Technologies In and Through Computer-Mediated Communication; Artifacts of Nationhood in the Argentine Mailing List”

1996

Lisa Jean Moore

University of California-San Francisco

"The Technologies of Safer Sex: Latex Devices"

1995

Stephan Timermans

University of Illinois

“Saving Lives or Sharing Multiple Identities? The Double Dynamic of Resuscitation Scripts”

1994

Charis Cussins

Scott Frickel

University of California-San Diego

University of Wisconsin-Madison

"Cycles of Conceivability: The Construction of the Normal Woman in an Infertility Unit"

"Submarine Thermal Reactor Mark-I: Successful Science & the Geography of Actor Networks"

1992

Rosa Haritos

Columbia University

"Scientists at Work: Institutional & Cultural Contexts of Discovery"

 


The Section on Science, Knowledge and Technology's Robert K. Merton Award

YEAR

NAME

AFFILIATION AT TIME OF AWARD

OTHER/TITLE

2014

Sara Naomi Shostak

Brandeis University

Exposed Science: Genes, the Environment, and the Politics of Population Health(University of California Press, 2013).

2013

Gabrielle Hecht

University of Michigan

Being Nuclear: Africans and the Global Uranium Trade

2012

Gil Eyal, Brendan Hart, Emine Onculer, Neta Oren, and Natasha Rossi

Columbia University

2010. The Autism Matrix. Polity Press.

2011

Kelly Moore

 

Disrupting Science; Social Movements, American Scientists, and the politics of the military, 1945-1975

2010

Gabriela Soto Laveaga

 

Jungle Laboratories: Mexican Peasants, National Projects and the Making of the Pill.

2009

David J. Hess

Honorable Mention: Maren Klawiter

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Yale University Law School

Alternative Pathways in Science and Industry:  Activism, Innovation and the Environment in an Era of Globalization (MIT, 2007)

The Biopolitics of Breast Cancer: Changing Cultures of Disease and Activism (Minnesota, 2008)

2008

Libby Schweber

University of Lancaster, UK

Disciplining Statistics:  Demography and Vital Statistics in France and England, 1830-1885 (2006, Duke University Press)

2007

Steve Epstein

University of California, Irvine

Inclusion: The Politics of Difference in Medical Research (University of Chicago Press, 2007)

2006

Scott Frickel

Joseph Masco

Honorable Mention:

Sydney A. Halpmen

Tulane University

Chemical Consequences: Environmental Mutagens, Scientist Activism, and the Rise of Genetic Toxicology

The Nuclear Borderlands: The Manhattan Project in Post-Cold War Mexico

Lesser Harms: the Morality of Risk in Medical Research:

2005

Stefan Timmermans and Marc Berg

University of California-Los Angeles

The Gold Standard: The Challenge of Evidence-Based Medicine and Standardization in Health Care (Temple University Press)

2004

Not given

   

2003

Donald MacKenzie

 

Mechanizing Proof: Computing, Risk, and Trust

2002

Helen Longino

University of Minnesota

The Fate of Knowledge

2001

Karin Knorr Cetina

University of Bielefeld (Germany)

Epistemic Cultures: How the Sciences Make Knowledge

2000

Anne Fausto-Sterling

Brown University

Sexing the Body

2000

Daniel Breslau

Tel Aviv University

In Search of the Unequivocal

1999

Thomas F. Gieryn

Indiana University

Cultural Boundaries of Science: Credibility on the Line

1998

Joan H. Fujimura

Steve Shapin

Stanford University

University of California-San Diego

Crafting Science: A Sociohistory of the Quest for the Genetics of Cancer

A Social History of Truth: Civility and Science in Seventeenth-Century England

1997

Steven Epstein

University of California-Berkeley

Impure Science: AIDS, Activism, and the Politics of Knowledge

1996

Renee R. Anspach

Diane Vaughan

University of Michigan

Boston College

Deciding Who Lives: Fateful Choices in the Intensive-Care Nursery

The Challenger Launch Decision: Risky Technology, Culture, and Deviance at NASA

1995

Michael Lynch

Brunel University

Scientific Practice and Ordinary Action: Ethnomethodology and the Social Studies of Science

1994

Harry Collins

Trevor Pinch

University of Bath

Cornell University

The Golem--What Everyone Should Know About Science

1993

Elaine Draper

Donald MacKenzie

University of Southern California

University of California-Santa Cruz

Risky Business: Genetic Testing & Exclusionary Practices in the Hazardous Workplace

Inventing Accuracy: A Historical Sociology of Nuclear Missile Guidance

1992

Donna Haraway

 

Primate Visions

1991

Chandra Mukerji

Jack R. Kloppenberg, Jr.

University of California-San Diego

University of Wisconsin-Madison

A Fragile Power: Scientists & the State

First the Seed: The Political Economy of Plant Biotechnology

 

The Section on Science, Knowledge and Technology's Star-Nelkin Paper Award

YEAR

NAME

AFFILIATION AT TIME OF AWARD

TITLE

2014

Carol Heimer

Northwestern University

“Inert Facts and the Illusion of Knowledge: Strategic Uses of Ignorance in HIV Clinics.”

2013 Co-Winner

 Elizabeth Popp Berman State University of New York, Albany

2012.  “Explaining the Move Toward the Market in U.S. Academic Science:  How Institutional Logics Can Change without Institutional Entrepreneurs,” Theory and Society 41: 261-299.

2013 Co-Winner

Benjamin Sims and Christopher Henke

Los Alamos National Laboratory and Colgate University

“Repairing Credibility: 
Repositioning Nuclear Weapons Knowledge After the Cold War,” Social Studies of Science 42 (3) :324-347.

2012

Kelly Moore, Daniel Lee Kleinman, David Hess and Scott Frickel Loyola University- Chicago, University of Wisconsin- Madison, Vanderbilt University, Washington State University

2011, “Science and Neoliberal Globalization: A Political Sociological Approach,” Theory and Society 40(5).