The Section on Methodology's Paul F. Lazarsfeld Award
This award, recognizing sociologists who have contributed to the field of sociological methodology, was founded in 1986 in honor of Paul F. Lazarsfeld.
2017: David Heise, Indiana University
2016: Don Dillamn, Washington State University, and Peter Marsden, Harvard University
2015: Guillermina Jasso, New York University
2014: Charles Ragin, University of California, Irvine
2013: Robert M. Groves, Georgetown University
2012: Stanley Presser, University of Maryland
2011: Ross M. Stolzenberg, University of Chicago
2010: Leo Goodman, University of California, Berkeley
2008: Arthur Stinchcombe, Northwestern University
2007: Stanley Lieberson, Harvard University, and Arthur Stinchcombe, Northwestern Universtiy
2006: Christopher Winship, Harvard University
2005: William M. Mason, University of California, Los Angeles
2003: Adrian Raftery, University of Wasington
2002: J. Scott Long, Indiana University
2001: Paul D. Allison, University of Pennsylvania
2000: Kenneth A. Bollen, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
1999: Robert D. Mare, University of California, Los Angeles
1998: Richard Berk, University of California, Los Angeles
1997: Kenneth Land, Duke University
1996: Howard Schuman, University of Michigan
1995: Peter H. Rossi, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
1994: Nancy Brandon Tuma, Stanford University
1991: Hubert M. Blalock Jr., Univeristy of Washington
1990: Nathan Keyfitz
1989: Leslie Kish, University of Michigan
1987: Clifford Clogg, Pennsylvania State University
1986: Robert M. Hauser, University of Wisconsin
The Section on Methodology's Leo Goodman Award
This award, to be presented in alternate years, was created in 2005 to honor an outstanding researcher within 10 years of their Ph.D.
2017: Benjamin Cornwell, Cornell University
2016: Jennie E. Brand, University of California, Los Angeles
2015: Matthew J. Salganik, Princeton University
2014: Scott Lynch, Princeton University
2013: Stephen L. Morgan, Cornell University
2012: James L. Mahoney, Northwestern University
2011: Damon Centola, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2010: Carter Butts, University of California, Irvine
2007: Mitch Duneier, Princeton University
2005: Joeren Vermunt, Tilburg University, Netherlands
The Section on Methodology's Clifford Clogg Award for Best Graduate Student Paper
2017: M. B. Fallin Hunzaker, "Cultural Sentiments and Schema-Consistency Bias in Information Transmission," American Sociological Review 81(6):1223-1250. 2016.
2016: C. Ben Gibson and Burrel Vann Jr., "The Bootstrapped Robustness Assessment for Qualitative Comparative Analysis"
2016 Honorable Mention: Jacob Fisher, "Social Space Diffusion"
2016 Honorable Mention: Andrei Boutyline, “Improving the Measurement of Shared Cultural Schemas with Correlational Class Analysis,” Sociological Science 4(15):353-393. 2017.
2015: Siwei Cheng, “A Life Course Trajectory Framework for Understanding the Intracohort Pattern of Wage Inequality,” American Journal of Sociology 120(3):633-700. 2014.
2014: Jeremy Fiel, University of Wisconsin, Madison, "Decomposing School Resegregation: Social Closure, Racial Imbalance, and Racial Isolation," American Sociological Review 78(5):828-848. 2013.
2013: Xiang Zhou, "A Nonparametric Index of Stratification," Sociological Methodology 42(1):365-388. 2012.
2012: Charles Seguin, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
2012: Elizabeth Wrigley-Field, University of Wisconsin, Madison
2011: Weihua An, Harvard University
2007: Paul von Hippel, The Ohio State University