Isidore Brown Academic Achievement Award:
Given to the student who receives the highest SOC GPA in the highest honors category. $1,500 award.
Past Winners: Gianni E. Pacheco (2023), You Jin Song (2014), Allison Kruk (2015), Charlotte Sall (2016), Arieh Mimran (2017), Gabrielle Agus (2018).
Isidore Brown Thesis Prize:
Given to the senior with the best sociology senior thesis. $1,500 award.
Past Winner: Angelica Yu Qin (2023), You Jin Song (2014), Nicholas Pang (2015), Taimur Ahmad (2016), Molly Strabley (2017), Gabrielle Agus (2018).
Lisa N. Bryant Award:
Given to the student who not only demonstrates an impressive intellectual spark in her sociological endeavors, but also is involved in service activities on and off campus. $300 award and a book.
Past Winners: Nicole Williams (2023), Estela Diaz (2014), Christina Chica (2015), Kevin Lopez (2016), Briana Payton (2017), Rebecca Kahn (2018).
Given to the best poster related to the student’s senior thesis.
Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award:
Given to the best faculty advisor in the department. Decided on by junior and senior majors. Name put on plaque. Students are given a budget so as to give an item of their choice to the recipient.
Center for Migration and Development Senior Thesis Prize:
Given to the best senior thesis on the topic of migration and development.
Marvin Bressler Graduate Student Teaching Award:
Given to the outstanding graduate student preceptor and/or informal graduate student adviser. $500 award.