Mary Douglas Prize for Best Book
Fatma Müge Göçek. 2014. Denial of Violence: Ottoman Past, Turkish Present, and Collective Violence against the Armenians, 1789-2009. Oxford University Press.
Gabriel Abend. 2014. The Moral Background: An Inquiry into the History of Business Ethics. Princeton University Press.
Clifford Geertz Prize for Best Article
Matthew Norton. 2014. “Classification and Coercion: The Destruction of Piracy in the English Maritime System.” American Journal of Sociology Vol. 119 (6): 1537-1575.
Elena Obukhova, Ezra W. Zuckerman, and Jiayin Zhang. 2014. “When Politics Froze Fashion: The Effect of the Cultural Revolution on Naming in Beijing.” American Journal of Sociology 120 (2): 555-583.
Isaac Ariail Reed. 2015. “Deep Culture in Action: Resignification, Synecdoche, and Metanarrative in the Moral Panic of the Salem Witch Trials.” Theory and Society 44: 65-94.
Richard A. Peterson Prize for Best Student Paper
Monica C. Bell, “Situational Trust: How Disadvantaged Mothers Reconceive Legal Cynicism.”