The American Sociological Association proudly announced the recipients of the major awards for 2017, one of which was David FizGerald of the Sociology Department for his work Culling the Masses: The Democratic Origins of Racist Immigration Policy in the Americas. He is the recipient of the Distinguished Scholarly Publication Award, which is given for a single book or monograph published in the three preceding calendar years.
The ASA awards are conferred on sociologists for outstanding publications and achievements in the scholarship, teaching, and the practice of sociology. Award recipients are selected by committees appointed by the ASA Committee on Committees and the ASA Council.
All scholars will be recognized at the 2017 Annual Meeting Awards Ceremony on Sunday, August 13, at 4:30 p.m. in Montreal. The Awards Ceremony will immediately precede the formal address of the ASA President Michèle Lamont. All registrants are invited to attend an Honorary Reception immediately following the address to congratulate President Lamont and the award recipients.