Receiving the 2009 Diversity Award from the National Center for Suburban Studies, Hofstra University in recognition for leadership and work on the Diversity Task Force.

Margaret Abraham is honored to receive many awards and recognitions for her research, activism and leadership.

With members of the Domestic Harmony Foundation on receiving their Outstanding Community Advocate Award (2013.)

With members of the Domestic Harmony Foundation on receiving their Outstanding Community Advocate Award (2013.)

  • Sociologists for Women in Society 2013 Feminist Activism Award. For exemplifying sociologists working for women in society. August 2013.
  • Outstanding Community Advocate Award, Domestic Harmony Foundation, Spring 2013. In recognition of research and activism in the field of domestic violence in the South Asian Immigrant community.
  • Citation by Office of the Executive, Nassau County, State of New York. Commendation for service to the community and as honored by Domestic Harmony Foundation. Spring 2013.
  • American Association of Indian Social Workers Award. For commitment to teaching and research in the area of social transformation in immigrant communities. October 2012.
  • Sakhi’s 2012 Legacy Circle Honoree, Sakhi for South Asian Women. In honor of exemplary commitment and support of Sahki’s mission to end violence against women, 2012.
  • Olga Von Tauber Award, Nassau University Medical Center. For scholarly contributions to mental health, April 18, 2012.
  • Special Recognition for Pioneer Research on Domestic Violence in South Asian Communities. Awarded by Apna Ghar, Chicago (Domestic Violence Organization), 2010.
  • Diversity Award 2009. In recognition for leadership and work on the Diversity Task force. National Center for Suburban Studies, Hofstra University.
  • Special Recognition Award, Arizona South Asians for Safe Families, Service, Community. April 18, 2009.
  • “Spirit of Women Award”. 2004. Presented by Indus Women Leaders for significant contribution to the advancement of South Asian Women.
  • American Sociological Association: Section of Asia and Asia America Outstanding Book Award. 2002. For, Speaking the Unspeakable: Marital Violence Among South Asian Immigrants in the United States.
  • “Women’s History Month” Honored by Office of the Executive, Nassau County, State of New York. In recognition of work on domestic violence in the South Asian Immigrant community. March 2001.
  • Book Award Nominee (Social Science, 2000), Association of Asian American Studies.
  • Indian American Kerala Cultural and Civic Center Award, New York. In recognition for contributions to the Indian community in the United States through scholarship in the Social Sciences. November 2000.
  • Sakhi for South Asian Women, NY. For research on marital violence among South Asians, 1999.

Selected Fellowships & Grants

  • The Sydney S. Spivack Program in Applied Social Research and Social Policy Community Action Grant Seen and Sheltered: Effective Responses to NIMBYISM 2007-2008 (co-recipient).
  • International Sociological Association - Research Committees Grant: 2007 (co-recipient).
  • American Sociological Association Travel Grant to attend International Sociological Association, Durban, South Africa. July 22nd – 29th 2006 (Declined).
  • Hofstra University Presidential Research Award for 2007-2008, 2006-2007, 2005-2006.
  • Hofstra University, Center for Scholarly Research & Academic Excellence Grant 2007-08, 2005-06.
  • Asian Studies Supplemental Research Hofstra University 2004-2005, 2003-2004, 2002-2003.