Alum Anthony Jack Receives Multiple Awards and Recognitions for "The Privileged Poor"

August 10, 2020
Anthony Abraham Jack

Anthony Jack has recieved numerous Awards and Recognitions for his 2019 book The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges Are Failing Disadvantaged Students. Among being named a Finalist for the C. Wright Mills Award he has also received the following recognitions: 

Honorary Degree, Muhlenberg College
Pierre Bourdieu Best Book Award Honorable Mention, Sociology of Education Section, American Sociological Association
Michael Harrington Award, Poverty, Class, and Inequality Division, Society for the Study of Social Problems
Outstanding Book Award, Social Problems Theory Division, Society for the Study of Social Problems
PROSE Award, Education Practice Finalist, Association of American Publishers
Mirra Komarovsky Book Award, Eastern Sociological Society
James Patterson Fellowship, Vanderbilt University
Ranked #1 among Junior Faculty in Rick Hess’s 2019 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings 
CEP Mildred Garcia Award (Junior) for Exemplary Scholarship, Association for the Study of Higher Education
Critics’ Choice Book Award, American Educational Studies Association
Thomas J. Wilson Memorial Prize, Harvard University Press