2024 Winner
René D. Flores, María Vignau Loría, & Regina Martínez Casas
"Transitory versus durable boundary crossing: what explains the indigenous population boom in Mexico?". American Journal of Sociology 2023. Vol. 129, Issue 1, pp. 123–161.
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2023 Winner
Christopher Muller & Daniel Schrage
"The political economy of incarceration in the cotton south, 1910–1925". American Journal of Sociology 2021. Vol. 127, Issue 3, pp. 828–866.
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Honorable mention
Giacomo Negro, Balázs Kovács, and Glenn R. Carroll
"What's next? Artists' music after Grammy Awards.". American Sociological Review 2022. Vol. 87, Issue 4, pp. 644–674.
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2022 Winner
Martin Arvidsson, François Collet & Peter Hedström
The Trojan-horse mechanism: How networks reduce gender segregation. Science Advances 2021, Vol. 7, Issue 16, pp. 1-7
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Roland Neil and Robert J. Sampson
"The Birth Lottery of History: Arrest over the Life Course of Multiple Cohorts Coming of Age, 1995–2018". American Journal of Socioloy 2021. Vol. 126, Issue 5, pp. .
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2021 Winner
Hanno Kruse & Clemens Kroneberg
"More than a Sorting Machine: Ethnic Boundary Making in a Stratified School System". American Journal of Sociology 2019. Vol. 122, Issue 2, pp. 431-484.
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2020 Winner
Arnout van de Rijt
"Self-Correcting Dynamics in Social Influence Processes". American Journal of Sociology 2019. Vol. 124, Issue 5, pp. 1468-1495.
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Honorable mention
Lars Leszczensky and Sebastian Pink
"What Drives Ethnic Homophily? A Relational Approach on How Ethnic Identification Moderates Preferences for Same-Ethnic Friends". American Sociological Review 2019. Vol. 84, Issue 3.
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2019 Winner
Amir Goldberg & Sarah K. Stein
"Beyond Social Contagion: Associative Diffusion and the Emergence of Cultural Variation". American Sociological Review 2018. Vol. 83, Issue 5, pp. 893-932.
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2018 Winner
Ozan Aksoy & Diego Gambetta
Behind the Veil: The Strategic Use of Religious Garb.
European Sociological Review, Volume 32, Issue 6, December 2016, Pages 792–806
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2017 Winner
Marc Keuschnigg & Tobias Wolbring
"Disorder, social capital, and norm violation: Three field experiments on the broken windows thesis". Rationality and Society 2015. Vol 27, Issue 1, pp. 96-126.
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2016 Winner
Sarah K. Cowan
"Secrets and Misperceptions: The Creation of Self-Fulfilling Illusions". Sociological Science. 2014, Vol. 1, pp. 466-492.
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2015 Winner
Elizabeth Eve Bruch
"How Population Structure Shapes Neighborhood Segregation." American Journal of Sociology. 2014, Vol. 119, Issue 5, pp. 1221-1278.
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Honorable mention
John Skvoretz
"Diversity, Integration, and Social Ties: Attraction versus Repulsion as Drivers of Intra- and Intergroup Relations." American Journal of Sociology 2013, Vol. 119, Issue 2, pp. 486–517
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2014 Winner
Javier Polavieja
“Socially-Embedded Investments: Explaining Gender Differences in Job-Specific Skills”. American Journal of Sociology 2012, Vol. 118, Issue 3, pp. 592-634.
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2013 Winner
Paul DiMaggio & Filiz Garip
"How network externalities can exacerbate intergroup inequality". American Journal of Sociology 2011. Vol. 116, Issue 6, pp. 1887-1933.
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