You are here: Home / News / Jennifer Haylett selected to be the recipeient of 2010 Mayhew Award

Jennifer Haylett selected to be the recipeient of 2010 Mayhew Award

The Mayhew Award is given to the best graduate student qualifying paper completed in the academic year.

The Sociology Graduate Program Committee evaluated eleven Qualifying Papers completed in the academic year 2009-10. Jennifer Haylett's paper, entitled "One Woman Helping Another: Family and Motherhood in Egg Donor Narratives", has been selected to be the recipient of  2010 Mayhew Award for the best qualifying paper completed in the academic year 2009-10.  Members of the GPC regard her paper as professionally executed, and are particularly impressed with her accurate use of difficult concepts and her sound data interpretation. 
Valerie Feldman's paper, entitled "Interrogating Framing 'Success' through Negative Cases: Prostitution Politics in San Francisco", has been selected to receive an Honorable Mention for the Mayhew Award.  Members of the GPC are impressed with her ambitious data acquisition and use on such a challenging research topic.

You are Here

1283 Social Sciences & 
University of California, 
One Shields Avenue 
Davis, CA 95616

(530) 752-0782 phone
(530) 752-0783 fax

Map and Additional Contact Information

Make a Gift

Giving matters at UC Davis. For more than a century, donors have been helping the university address the issues that matter most to California, the nation and the world.  The Department of Sociology is dedicated to achieving excellence. Your gift can help.

Make a gift

Research Spotlight

Article Reference Patriarchy, Resources, and Specialization: Marital Decision-Making Power in Urban China (Journal of Family Issues, 34(7):885--917. 2013) Shu, X, Zhu, Y, and Zhang, Z

Book Reference Banking and Welfare Reform: Results of the North Carolina Financial Services Survey (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 2012) Stegman, MA and Faris, R

Article Reference The Enduring Significance of Racism: Discrimination and Delinquency Among Black American Youth (Journal of Research on Adolescence, 21(3):662--676. 2011) Martin, MJ, McCarthy, B, Conger, RD, Gibbons, FX, Simons, RL, Cutrona, CE, and Brody, GH

Article Reference Uneven transitions: Period- and cohort-related changes in gender attitudes in China, 1995-2007 (Social Science Research, 41(5):1100--1115. 2012) Shu, X and Zhu, Y