Joy E. Pixley, UCI assistant professor of sociology, has received the 2009 Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award for Excellence in Work-Family Research for her paper “Life Course Patterns of Career-Prioritizing Decisions & Occupational Attainment in Dual-Earner Couples.” Forty-three reviewers from 11 countries selected the winner from more than 2,500 articles published in 75-plus scholarly journals.