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UIC sociologists Julie Dowling and Amanda Lewis awarded by American Sociological Association

Two UIC sociologists received the American Sociological Association’s highest honors for their exemplary work in the field. Julie Dowling, Associate Professor of Sociology and Latin American/Latino studies received the Public Understanding of Sociology Award, recognizing her efforts of advancing research and scholarship. Amanda Lewis, director of UIC’s Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy, received the Cox-Johnson-Frazier award for her work in the intellectual traditions of Oliver Cox, Charles S. Johnson, and E. Franklin Frazier. They will be honored at the association’s annual meeting in Los Angeles. Read more at