The American Sociological Association's Section on Political Sociology announced that it honors two scholars with Distinguished Career in Political Sociology Awards for 2021, both of whom are former Kellogg Institute Visiting Fellows: Evelyne Huber and John Stephens. The award recognizes and celebrates a lifetime of contributions to the areas of political sociology. Nominations are judged on the depth and breadth of the scholar’s impact on political sociology over the course of their career.
Huber was a visiting fellow in the fall of 1987 and the fall of 2010. She earned her PhD from Yale University in 1977 and currently is the Morehead Alumni Professor of Political Science at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.
Stephens also was a visiting fellow in the fall of 1987 and the fall of 2010. He earned his PhD from Yale University in 1976 and currently is the Gerhard E. Lenski, Jr., Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Sociology at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.