3 Dec 2016

Everett S. Lee Graduate Student Paper Award

In 2007, SDA renamed its annual graduate student paper award to honor the memory of Professor Everett Lee of the University of Georgia, who was one of our organization's founders.

To submit a paper for consideration:

The maximum page length is 20 pages, double spaced, including all figures, graphs, and tables, but not including the title page, abstract, or bibliography. The paper need not be sole-authored, but all authors must be students. All papers submitted must be on the SDA program and must be presented at the SDA meeting by the author.

Winners of this award include:

2016: Alexa Solazzo, Rice University
Different and Not Equal: How Poverty, Race, and State-Level Abortion Laws Shape Abortion Timing

2015: Laura L. Freeman, Rice University
Cumulative Inequality and Race/Ethnic Disparities in Low Birthweight: Differences in Childhood SES

2014: Stella Min, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
The Relationship Between Student Loan Debt and Fertility Among Female College Graduates

2013: Monica He, University of Pennsylvania
Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Self-Rated Health: The Role of Residential Area Characteristics

2012: Isaac Sasson, University of Texas at Austin
Gender Differences in Depression following Late Widowhood: A Population Perspective

2011: Joseph Lariscy, University of Texas at Austin
The Long Plume of Childhood: Cigarette Smoking throughout the Life Course and Adult Mortality

2008: Benjamin J. Shultz, University of Tennessee at Knoxville
Inside the Gilded Cage: The Lives of Latino Immigrant Males in Rural Central Kentucky

2007: Alexander Lu, Louisiana State University
Litigation and Subterfuge: Chinese Immigrant Mobilization during the Chinese Exclusion Era

2006: Phillip J. Ganberry, University of Massachusetts-Boston
All Meetings are Not the Same: Social Capital and the Wages of Mexican Women and Men


1992: Marion Hughes, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Economic Development and Infant Mortality: A Structural Equations Approach,

1991: Adansi Amankwaa, Florida State University
World Economic Systems and International Migration in Less Developed Countries: An Ecological Approach, Published in International Migration, Quarterly Review( 1995) 33(1), 95-114.

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