Faculty and Student Honors
Honorary fellowships, appointments, awards, and notable presentations for IPR faculty fellows and associates. Browse recent honors below or view our archive to see awards given prior to 2019.
- IPR sociologist and African American studies researcher Celeste Watkins-Hayes was awarded the 2020 Distinguished Book Award from the American Sociological Association’s Section on the Sociology of Sex & Gender for Remaking a Life: How Women Living With HIV/AIDS Confront Inequality.
- IPR health psychologist Edith Chen, sociologist and African American studies researcher and IPR associate Mary Pattillo, education professor and IPR associate James Spillane, oncofertility specialist and IPR associate Teresa Woodruff, and faculty adjunct Jennifer Richeson were elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
- Sociologist and IPR associate Héctor Carrillo was named a Guggenheim fellow and a fellow of the American Council of Learned Sciences.
- IPR social policy professor and IPR associate Cynthia Coburn and IPR labor and education economist Kirabo Jackson were elected to the National Academy of Education.
IPR sociologist and African American studies researcher Celeste Watkins-Hayes and IPR political scientist Sally Nuamah were nominated as finalists for the 2020 PROSE Awards by the Association of American Publishers. Sally Nuamah won in the category Education Practice for her book How Girls Achieve.
- Developmental psychologist and IPR associate Yang Qu was named a 2020 Rising Star by the Association for Psychological Science.
- IPR developmental psychologist Emma Adam and IPR economists Jonathan Guryan and Kirabo Jackson were honored during investiture ceremonies with new chairs.
- IPR director and economist Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach was elected to the National Academy of Social Insurance.
- Professor and founding chair of medical social sciences and IPR associate David Cella was among the Highly Cited Research list by Clarivate Analytics' Web of Science.
- IPR political scientist Daniel Galvin was made a fellow of the Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations’ Center for Innovation in Worker Organization.
- Sociologist and IPR associate Héctor Carrillo's book Pathways of Desire: The Sexual Migration of Mexican Gay Men won the 2020 Distinguished Scholarly Book Award from the American Sociological Association.
- IPR psychologist Sandra Waxman co-edited the inaugural issue of the just-launched Annual Review of Developmental Psychology.
- IPR education researcher and statistician Larry Hedges' article “How to Do a Systematic Review” was among the Annual Reviews’ most downloaded of 2019.
- IPR political scientist Sally Nuamah's book How Girls Achieve was named one of the "Best Books for Educators in 2019" by University of California Berkeley's Greater Good Magazine.
- Social networking expert and IPR associate Noshir Contractor was elected to the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
- Professor and founding chair of medical social sciences and IPR associate David Cella
was elected to the National Academy of Medicine
- IPR developmental psychobiologist Emma Adam was named the Edwina S. Tarry Professor of Human Development and Social Policy.
- IPR associate Janice Eberly, the James R. and Helen D. Russell Professor of Finance, was elected Vice President of the American Economic Association.
- IPR economist Jonathan Guryan was named the Lawyer Taylor Professor of Education and Social Policy.
- IPR political scientist Sally Nuamah received the Clarence Stone Scholar Award from the American Political Science Association’s Urban and Local Politics Section.
- IPR labor economist Kirabo Jackson was named the Abraham Harris Professor of Education and Social Policy.
- Journalism professor and IPR associate Charles Whitaker was named dean of Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications
- IPR social psychologist Mesmin Destin was awarded the Charles Deering McCormick Professor of Teaching Excellence Award.
- IPR anthropologist Sera Young was named a 2019 Andrew Carnegie Fellow.
- IPR anthropologist Christopher Kuzawa was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
- IPR education researcher James Rosenbaum was awarded the Elizabeth G. Cohen Distinguished Career in Applied Sociology of Education Award from the Sociology of Education Special Interest Group of the American Educational Research Association.
- IPR sociologist Lincoln Quillian was named a Guggenheim Fellow by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.
- Behavioral scientist and IPR associate Linda Teplin received the Paula H. Stern Award for Outstanding Women in Science and Medicine from the Women Faculty Organization of the Feinberg School of Medicine.
- IPR Director and economist Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach was elected to the National Academy of Education.
- IPR developmental psychologist Terri Sabol was honored for her early-career contributions by the Association for Psychological Science.
- Mesmin Destin was awarded the 2019 Distinguished Scientific Award for Early Career Contribution to Psychology.
- IPR health psychologist Greg Miller, finance professor and IPR associate Paola Sapienza, and professor and founding chair of medical social sciences and IPR associate David Cella were named 2018 Highly Cited Researchers by Clarivate Analytics’ Web of Science.
- Edward Brooks, an IPR graduate research assistant, received the American Geophysical Union 2018 Natural Hazards Graduate Research Award. The award recognizes “promising young scientists for outstanding contributions achieved during their Ph.D. research” based on the impact—or potential impact—of their research on the field.