News from Past Scholars


Keisha N. Blain (2021-22) Named A Guggenheim Fellow in U.S. History

Monica Kim (2015-16) and Reuben Jonathan Miller (2016-17) named 2022 MacArthur Fellows

Massimiliano Tomba (2016-17) book, Insurgent Universality: An Alternative Legacy of Modernity, co-winner of the 2021 David and Elaine Spitz Prize for the best book in liberal and/or democratic theory published in 2019

Bernard E. Harcourt, Visiting Faculty (2016-17) awarded the 2021 Trilling Book Award

Lucas Bessire (2012-13) book, Running Out: In Search of Water on the High Plains, long-listed for 2021 National Book Award

Laurence Ralph (2012-13) receives the 2021 Robert B. Textor and Family Prize for Excellence in Anticipatory Anthropology

Peter Huang (2005-06) published in SSRN

Susana Narotzky (2019-20) awarded highest distinction in social sciences and humanities in Spain

Jean-Louis Fabiani (2017-18) Wins 2020 CEU Award for Outstanding Research

Orlando Patterson (1975-76) Profiled in The Nation

Fleur Johns (2019-20) Named Australian Research Council Future Fellow

Hector Amaya (2018-19) Named Director of USC Annenberg School of Communication

Laurence Ralph (2012-13) Debuts Animated Film, The Torture Letters

James C. Scott (1986-87) Awarded 2020 Albert O. Hirschman Prize

Mark Granovetter (1981-82) among IAS Scholars Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Tanisha C. Ford (2021-2022), Our Secret Society: Mollie Moon and the Glamour, Money, and Power Behind the Civil Rights Movement, HarperCollins, 2023

Thomas Fossen (2020-21), Facing Authority: A Theory of Political Legitimacy, Oxford University Press, 2023

Céline Bessière (2016-17) and Sibylle Gollac, The Gender of Capital, Harvard University Press, 2023

Adriana Petryna (2003-04; Visitor 2005-06), What Russia Is Stirring Up at Chernobyl, The Atlantic, March 2, 2022

Darrel Moellendorf (2008-09), Mobilizing Hope: Climate Change and Global Poverty, Oxford University Press, 2022

Amín Pérez (2017-18), Combattre en sociologues: Pierre Bourdieu et Abdelmalek Sayad dans une guerre de libération (Algérie, 1958-1964), Agone, 2022

Marc de Leeuw (Visitor 2019-21, 2021-22 term 1), Reading Ricoeur through Law, ed. (with George H. Taylor and Eileen Brennan), Rowman & Littlefield, 2022

Marc de Leeuw (Visitor 2019-21, 2021-22 term 1), Paul Ricoeur’s Renewal of Philosophical Anthropology: Vulnerability, Capability, Justice, Rowman & Littlefield, 2021

Rhacel Salazar Parreñas (2015-16), Unfree: Migrant Domestic Work in Arab States, Stanford University Press, 2021

John Lardas Modern (2017-18), Neuromatic: Or, A Particular History of Religion and the Brain, The University of Chicago Press, 2021

Charly Coleman (2017-18), The Spirit of French Capitalism: Economic Theology in the Age of Enlightenment, Stanford University Press, 2021

Lucas Bessire (2012-13), Running Out: In Search of Water on the High Plains, Princeton University Press, 2021

Joëlle Vailly (2019-20), ed, Sur la trace des suspects. L'incorporation de la preuve et de l’indice à l’ère de la génétique, Éditions Maison des sciences de l'homme, 2021

Reuben Jonathan Miller (2016-17), Halfway Home: Race, Punishment, and the Afterlife of Mass Incarceration, Little, Brown and Company, 2021

Jean-Louis Fabiani (2017-18), Pierre Bourdieu: A Heroic Structuralism, Brill, 2020

Jean-Louis Fabiani (2017-18), Clint Eastwood, La Découverte, 2020

Eugene Richardson (Visitor 2018-19), Epidemic Illusions: On the Coloniality of Global Public Health, MIT Press, 2020

Susana Narotzky (2019-20), Grassroots Economies: Living with Austerity in Southern Europe, Pluto Press, 2020

Eben Kirksey (2019-20), The Mutant Project: Inside the Global Race to Genetically Modify Humans, St. Martin's Press, 2020

Hector Amaya (2018-19), Trafficking: Narcoculture in Mexico and the United States, Duke University Press, 2020

Ergin Bulut (Visitor 2019-20), A Precarious Game: The Illusion of Dream Jobs in the Video Game Industry, Cornel University Press, 2020

Enze Han (2015-16), Asymmetrical Neighbors: Borderland State Building between China and Southeast Asia, Oxford University Press, 2019

Edgar Cabanas and Eva Illouz (2018-19), Manufacturing Happy Citizens: How the Science and Industry of Happiness Control our Lives, Polity, 2019

Dieter Thomä (2018-19), Troublemakers: A Philosophy of Puer Robustus, Polity, 2019

Ayşa Parla (2016-17, Visitor 2017-18), Precarious Hope: Migration and the Limits of Belonging in Turkey, Stanford University Press, 2019

Massimiliano Tomba (2016-17), Insurgent Universality: An Alternative Legacy of Modernity, Oxford University Press, 2019

Julia Hell (Visitor 2017-18), The Conquest of Ruins: The Third Reich and the Fall of Rome, The University of Chicago Press, 2019

Sophie Wahnich (2018-19), L’intelligence politique de la Révolution française: Un laboratoire pour le temps présent. Documents commentés, Textuel, 2019

Paul Nugent (2015-16), Boundaries, Communities and State-Making in West Africa: The Centrality of the Margin, Cambridge University Press, 2019

Maurizio Meloni (2014-15; Visitor 2015-16), Impressionable Biologies: From the Archaeology of Plasticity to the Sociology of Epigenetics, Routledge, 2019