Associate Professor Jennifer Carlson Wins ASA Sociology of Law 2021 Distinguished Book Award

June 7, 2021

School of Sociology Associate Professor Jennifer Carlson was co-awarded the 2021 ASA Sociology of Law Distinguished Book Award. The Sociology of Law Section 2021 Distinguished Book Award recognizes an outstanding book published between 2019 and 2021 in the sociology of law.

 The committee unanimously chose two superlative books as co-winners of the Distinguished Book Award: Swethaa Ballakrishnen’s Accidental Feminism: Gender Parity and Selective Mobility among India’s Professional Elite (Princeton University Press: 2021) and Jennifer Carlson’s Policing the Second Amendment: Guns, Law Enforcement, and the Politics of Race (Princeton University Press: 2020).

Congratulations to Jennifer!