Section on Asia and Asian America Previous Awards Recipients


 

Asian American Studies Book Award

Year

Name

Title

2014

Wendy Cheng

The Changs Next Door to the Díazes: Remapping Race in Suburban California (University of Minnesota Press, 2013).

2013 Co-Winner

Rick Baldoz.

The Third Asiatic Invasion: Empire and Migration in Filipino America, 1898-1946. (New York University Press 2011.)

2013 Co-Winner

Pawan Dhingra.

Life Behind the Lobby: Indian American Motel Owners and the American Dream. (Stanford University Press. 2012)


Asian Studies Book Award

Year

Name

Title

2014

Kristin Surak, University of London

Making Tea, Making Japan: Cultural Nationalism in Practice (Stanford University Press, 2012).

2013

Cheris Shun-Ching Chan.

Marketing Death: Culture and the Making of a Life Insurance Market in China. (Oxford University Press. 2012)

 

Outstanding Book Award
The award was first conferred in 1997. The award will alternate every other year between a subject matter dealing with Asia and Asian America.

Year

Name

Affiliation

Title

2012 Co-winner

Miliann Kang

University of Massachusetts- Amherst  

The Managed Hand: Race, Gender, and the Body in Beauty Service Work. University of California Press.

2012 Co-winner

Leland Saito

University of Southern California

The Politics of Exclusion: The Failure of Race Neutral Policies in Urban America. Stanford University Press.

2011   Joel Andreas  

 2009. Rise of the Red Engineers: The Cultural Revolution and the Origins of China’s New Class. Stanford University Press.

2010

Grace Cho


 

Haunting the Korean Diaspora: Shame, Secrecy, and the Forgotten War

2009 Co.

Nadia Kim.


 

Imperial Citizens:Korean and Race from Seoul to LA. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press.

2009 Co.

Wang Feng.


 

Boundaries and Categories: Rising Inequality in Post-Socialist Urban China. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press.

2008 Co.

Monisha Das Gupta.


 

Unruly Immigrants: Rights, Activism, and Transnational South Asian Politics in the United States. Durham: Duke University Press.

2008 Co.

Moon-Kie Jung.


 

Reworking Race: The Making of Hawaii's Interracial Labor Movement. New York: Columbia University Press.

2007

Xueguang Zhou

Stanford University

The State and the Life Chances in Urban China: Redistribution and Stratification,

2006 Co.

Jennifer Lee

Min Zhou

University of California - Irvine

University of California - LA

Asian American Youth: Culture, Identity, and Ethnicity (Routledge Press)

2006 Co.

Lisa Sun-Hee Park

Uuniversity of California – San Diego

Consuming Citizenship: Children of Asian Immigrants Entrepreneurs (Stanford University Press)

2005

George Alter

Tommy Bengtsson

Marco Breschi

Goran Brostrom

Cameron Campbell

Renzo Derosas

Martin Dribe

James Z. Lee

Matteo Manfredini Ricercatore

Hideki Nakazato

Muriel Neven

Paul Nystedt

Erniko Ochiai

Rossella Rettaroli

Norikp O. Tsuya

Feng Wang

Indiana University

Lund University

Universita di Udine

Umea University

University of California-Los Angeles

Universita Ca’Foscari di Venezia

Lund University

California Institute of Technology

Universitya di Parma

Konan University

Universite de Liege

Linkoping University

Kyoto University

Universita di Bologna

Keio University

University of California-Irvine

Life Under Pressure: Mortality and Living Standards in Europe and Asia, 1700-1900 (MIT Press, Cambridge, MA)

2003

Hagen Koo

Prema Kurien

University of Hawaii

Syracuse University

Korean Workers: The Culture and Politics of Class Formation

Kaleidoscopic Ethnicity: International Migration and the Reconstruction of Identities in India

2002

Margaret Abraham

Hofstra University

Speaking the Unspeakeable: Marital Violence Among South Asian Immigrants in the United States

2001

Morrison G. Wong

Texas Christian University

The Power of Tiananmen State-Society Relations and the 1989 Beijinh Student Movement

2000

Leland T. Saito

Roger Daniels

University of San Diego

Race and Politics: Asian Americans

Latinos, and Whites in Los Angeles

Suburbs

1998

Yen Le Espiritu

Pyong Gap Min

University of California-San Diego

University of New York-Qeens College

Asian American Women and Men: Labor, Laws and Love

Caught in the Middle: Korean Mearchants in America’s Multiethnic Cities

1997

Eiko Ikegami

Yale University

Taming of the Samurai: Honorific Individualism and the Making of Modern Japan

 

 

Outstanding Student Paper Award

Year

Name

Affiliation

Title

2014 Co-Winners

Wasudha Bhatt University of Texas – Austin

"The Little Brown Woman: Gender Discrimination in American Medicine."

2014 Co-Winners

 

Catherine Man Chuen Cheng University of Toronto

"Circuits of Reproductive Labor: Sex Work and Mothering in Contemporary China."

2013

Elena Shih University of California, Los Angeles

 "Freedom Turns to the Market: Transnational Circuits of Sex, Work and Ethnicity in the Anti-Human Trafficking Movement in Beijing, Bangkok and Los Angeles"   

2012

Naomi Hsu

University of California- Berkeley

"Local Political Contexts and the Puzzle of Asian American Under-Participation in Electoral Politics"

2011 Co.
 
  Andrew Le,
 

"Destiny of the Poor: The Transnational Migration of Vietnamese Laborers to Trinidad and Tobago" University of British Columbia

2011 Co.  
ManChui Leung,
  "Do Asian American women and men differ in their response to stress? Discrimination, Financial Strain and Mental Health" University of Washington

2010

Bin Xu  and Xiaoyu Pu

Northwestern University and Ohio State University

"Dynamic Statism and Memory Politics: A Case Analysis of the Chinese War Reparations Movement”

2009

Lijun Song

Duke University

for "Cultural Revolution Depressed Education Homogamy in Urban China"

2008

Leslie Kim Wang

University of California, Berkeley

“Multicultural Negotiations in a Chinese State-Run Orphanage.” Unpublished manuscript, Department of Sociology, U.C. Berkeley.

2007

Becky Hsu

Princeton University

"Confucian Ethics and Dyadic Ties: Strong Relationships, Weak Groups, and Micro Credit Repayments in China."

2006

Erin Murphy

University of Illinois at Urbana

“Prelude to Imperialism: Witeness and Chinese Exclusion in the Reimaging of the United States”

2005

Hwa-Ji Shin

SUNY-Stony Brook

"Trajectories of Nation: Remaking Citizenship, Immigration, and National Self-Image in Japan"

2004

Not given

   

2003

Eileen Otis

University of California-Davis

“Global Restructuring and the Production of Feminities in China’s Emergent Service Industry”

2002

Young-Jin Choi

Univeristy of Hawaii

Manaferial Styles, Workforce Competition, and Labor Unrest: East Asian Invested Enterprises in China”

2002

Jun XU

University of Indiana

“Why Do Asian Americans Register Less?”




Research Paper Award

Year

Name

Affiliation

Title

2014 Co-Winner

Kimberly Kay Hoang Boston College

“Competing Technologies of Embodiment: Pan-Asian Modernity and Third World Dependency,” Gender and Society.

2014 Co-Winner

Anthony Ocampo California State Polytechnic University – Pomona

"Are Second Generation Filipinos ‘Becoming’ Asian American or Latino?: Historical Colonialism, Culture, and Panethnic Identity," Ethnic and Racial Studies. 

2013

Prema Kurien

 

“Decoupling Religion and Ethnicity: Second-Generation Indian American Christians,” in Qualitative Sociology. Volume 35, Issue 4, p 447-468

2012

Zhang, Q. Forrest and John A. Donaldson

Singapore Management University

“From Peasants to Farmers: Peasant Differentiation, Labor Regimes, and Land-Rights Institutions in China’s Agrarian Transition” Politics and Society, Vol. 38, No. 4, 2010.

2011     Not given    

2010 co

Jiannbin Lee Shiao and Mia H. Tuan,

University of Oregon:

"Korea Adoptees and the Social Context of Ethnic Exploration." AJS 113 (Jan 2008): 1023-66.

2010 co

Nadia Y. Kim,

Loyola Marymount University:

"Critical Thoughts on Asian American Assimilation in the Whitening Literature." Social Forces 86 (Dec 2007): 561-47.

2009 Co.

Ho-fung Hung

 

“Agricultural Revolution and Elite Reproduction in Qing China: The Transition to Capitalism Debate Revisited.” American Sociological Review. 73: 569-588.

2009 Co.

Ethan Michelson.

 

“Lawyers, Political Embeddedness, and Institutional Continuity in China's Transition from Socialism.” American Journal of Sociology 113:352-414.

2008

Kelly H. Chong

 

“Negotiating Patriarchy: South

Korean Evangelical Women

and the Politics of Gender.”

Gender and Society 20: pp.

697-724.

2007

Pawan Dingare

Oberlin College Department of Sociology

"Being American Between Black and White: Second-Generation Asian American Professionals Racial Identities." Journal of Asian

American Studies 6, 2: 117-147.

2006

Xiaogang Wu

Hong University of Science and Techinology

“Communist Cadres and Market Opportunities: Entry into Self-Employment in China, 1978-1996”

 

 

Distinguished Teacher and Mentor Award

Year

Name

Affiliation

2012

Hung Cam Thai

Pomona College

2009

Bandana Purkayastha

Associate Professor, University of Connecticut

2007

Esther Ngan-ling Chow

American University

2005

Michael Omi

University of California-Berkeley

 

Exemplary Early Career Award

Year

Name

Affiliation

2012

Nadia Kim

Loyola Marymount University

2010

Anjana Narayan

 

2009

Pawan Dhingra

Associate Professor, Oberlin College

2008

Dina Okamoto,

University of California, Davis

2007

Xiaogang Wu

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

2006

Not given

 

2005

Lisa Park

University of California-San Diego