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Graduate Students receive ASA Awards


Congratulations to our amazing graduate students Tenshi Kawashima, Kiley Smith, and Yue Zhang for the awards they received at ASA back in August!

PhD student Tenshi Kawashima was awarded the Graduate Student Investigator Award from ASA’s Section on Social Psychology for her research project “Work-role identity and the perception of and responses to distributive injustice.”

PhD student Kylie Smith received Honorable Mention for the Graduate Student Paper Award from ASA’s Section on the Sociology of Emotions for her paper “Emoting Up, Emoting Down: Status, Authenticity, and the Emotional Labour of STEM Graduate Students.” The paper was also recently accepted for publication in Emotions and Society.

PhD student Yue Zhang received the Keith Roberts Teaching Innovations Award from the American Sociological Association’s Section on Teaching and Learning in recognition of developing an interdisciplinary course entitled 'Society, Bodies, and Health.' The award is “designed to support the next generation of sociology scholars and teachers who are committed to teaching and learning sociology” and is sponsored by Sage and numerous Sage authors.