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Honors and Awards

Frederick H. Buttel Distinguished Contribution Award. 2017. Environmental Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association. “This award was founded to express appreciation when a person's life work is deemed extraordinarily meritorious.”

Distinguished Scholarship Award. 2015. Section on Animals and Society of the American Sociological Association. Received for “The Invisible Animal: Anthrozoology and Macrosociology,” co-authored with Philip Mancus.

Faculty Excellence Award.  2013.  University of Oregon.  Received for a “sustained record of distinction in research, teaching, and leadership.”

Thomas F. Herman Faculty Achievement Award for Distinguished Teaching.  2013.  University of Oregon.  The University’s highest teaching award, received for long-standing excellence in teaching.