The Rachel Tanur Prize for Visual Sociology

The Social Science Research Council hosts a twenty-year program of biannual grants from the Mark Family Fund for the Rachel Tanur Memorial Prize for Visual Sociology.

The 2016 Rachel Tanur Memorial Prize is now open for applications.


January 25th, 2016

Award Announcement

March 28th, 2016

2014 Competition Winners

First Prize: Kristin Miller
Second Prize: Tristan Brown
Third Prize: Jeff Sheng

The prize recognizes students in the social sciences who incorporate visual analysis in their work.  It is named for Rachel Dorothy Tanur (1958–2002), an urban planner and lawyer who cared deeply about people and their lives and was an acute observer of living conditions and human relationships.