The Rachel Tanur Prize for Visual Sociology

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

The 2014 Rachel Tanur Memorial Prize is now closed for new submissions.


February 17th, 2014

Award Announcement

April 7th, 2014

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.

The Rachel Tanur Memorial Prize for Visual Sociology will be offered again in 2016.