Awards & Honors

Recent Awards and Honors

2009
Distinguished Achievement in the Critical Study of North America. Awarded by the Society for the Anthropology of North America, a section of the American Anthropological Association.

2009
Book Award for The Latino Threat: Constructing Immigrants, Citizens, and the Nation (Stanford University Press, 2008), received from the Association of Latina and Latino Anthropologists, a section of the American Anthropological Association.

2003
George and Mary Foster Distinguished Lecturer in Anthropology, “Cultural beliefs and Cancer Risk Factors: A Study of the Perceptions of Hispanic and Anglo Women and Physicians.” Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University (April 7).

1993
Margaret Mead Award from the American Anthropological Association and the Society for Applied Anthropology