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Sociology and Anthropology

Recent Faculty Awards and Honors

Lake Forest College faculty members in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology are leaders in their fields and contribute to the richness and diversity of the college community. These are among the most recent honors and awards received by the Sociology and Anthropology faculty.

American Midwest Foodways Scholar’s Grant, Greater Midwest Foodways Alliance, Culinary Historians of Chicago, and the Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts                         Rebecca Graff, 2013 

Commitment to Student Development Award                                       Holly Swyers, 2009 

Great Teacher Award                                                                                           David Boden, 2003, 2013                                                                                  Holly Swyers, 2014

Graduate Student Teaching Award for Excellence in Course Design, The Center for Teaching and Learning, University of Chicago                               Rebecca Graff, 2009

Kathleen Kirk Gilmore Dissertation Award, Society for Historical Archaeology                                                                                                  Rebecca Graff, 2013

Lieber Associate Instructor Award, Indiana University Department of Sociology                                                                                                         Christopher Todd Beer, 2012

Preparing Future Faculty Fellow, Indiana University Department of Sociology                                                                                                             Christopher Todd Beer, 2008-2009

Robert F. Winch Award for Teaching Excellence, Northwestern University                                                                                                            David Boden,1992

Sage/Pine Forge Press Teaching Innovations and Professional Development Award                                                                                           Christopher Todd Beer, 2011

Scherer Center Dissertation Year Fellowship, Karla Scherer Center for the Study of American Culture, University of Chicago                                      Rebecca Graff, 2008

Social Action Award, Indiana University Department of Sociology                 Christopher Todd Beer, 2011

Sutherland Teaching Award, Indiana University Department of Sociology      Christopher Todd Beer, 2009

William L. Dunn Award for Outstanding Research and Scholarly Promise      Ahmad Sadri, 1994                                                                                             Holly Swyers, 2009

Phi Beta Kappa                                                                                           Rebecca Graff                                                                                               Holly Swyers