he American Ethnological Society would like to congratulate the Joint Winners of the 2017 Sharon Stephens Prize, Nayanika Mathur and Jon Bialecki.

Prize Committee

Shanti Parikh (Washington University in St. Louis), chair; Ilana Gershon (Indiana University, Bloomington); Laurence Ralph (Harvard U)

The Sharon Stephens Prize is awarded bi-annually for a junior scholar’s first book. The prize goes to a work that speaks to contemporary social issues with relevance beyond the discipline and beyond the academy.

View all Sharon Stephens Awardees here: http://americanethnologist.org/awards/sharon-stephens-prize