Outstanding Published Book Award to Justin Farrell

Department News
Faculty Awards and Recognition
August 27, 2016

Assistant Professor Justin Farrell has been honored with Outstanding Published Book Award from the ASA section for Altruism, Morality, and Social Solidarity for his book “The Battle for Yellowstone: Morality and the Sacred Roots of Environmental Conflict.” The book roots vociferous debate about the use and development of Yellowstone National Park within contending moral, cultural, and spiritual structures. A sociologist who trained at Notre Dame, Farrell is an Assistant Professor of Sociology in the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies with a secondary appointment in the Department of Sociology. Congratulations, Justin!