Jill Sobel Quadagno

Year Inducted


Career Field



  • Book The Color of Welfare: How Racism Undermined the War on Poverty was selected as a Finalist for the C. Wright Mills Award from the Society of Social Problems and named the 1994 Outstanding Book on the Subject of Human Rights
  • 1994: American Sociological Association Section on Aging Distinguished Scholar Award
  • Senior Policy Advisor in 1994 on the President’s Bi-Partisan Commission on Entitlement and Tax Reform
  • 2002: KU College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Alumni Distinguished Achievement Award
  • Book One Nation, Uninsured: Why the US Has No National Health Insurance Best Seller in Medicine for 2005-06 and a Finalist for the Distinguished Book Award from the American Sociological Association