American Sociological Association

Section on Community and Urban Sociology

Robert and Helen Lynd Award for Lifetime Achievement

The Robert and Helen Lynd Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes distinguished career achievement in community and urban sociology.

The first person to receive the award was Nels Anderson in 1979.  Previous recipients of the Robert and Helen Lynd Award are shown below.

2016    Hilary Silver, Brown University 
2014    Douglas S. Massey, Princeton University
2013    William Julius Wilson, Harvard University
2012    Terry Nichols Clark, University of Chicago
2011    Gregory D. Squires, George Washington University
2010    Mark Gottdiener, University of Buffalo
2009    Anthony Orum, University of Illinois-Chicago
2008    John Logan, Brown University
2007    Sharon Zukin, Brooklyn College
2006    Barry Wellman, University of Toronto
2005    John Walton, University of California-Davis
2004    Richard Sennett, New York University / London School of Economics
2003    Harvey Molotch, New York University
2001    Chester Hartman, Poverty Race Research Council
2000    Joe Feagin, University of Florida
1999    Janet Abu-Lughod, New School for Social Research
1998    Manuel Castells, University of California-Berkeley
1997    Peter Rossi, University Massachusetts
1996    Claude S. Fischer, University of California-Berkeley
1995    Lyn H. Lofland, University of California-Davis
1994    Kenneth P. Wilkinson, Pennsylvania State University
1993    Gerald Suttles, University of Chicago
1992    Herbert Gans, Columbia University (Former ASA president)
1991    Sylvia Fava, CUNY Brooklyn College
1990    Amos Hawley, UNC-Chapel Hill (Former ASA president)
1989    John Ronald Seeley, York University
1988    William Foote Whyte, Cornell University (Former ASA president)
1987    Joseph Bensman, Maurice Stein & Arthur Vidich, New School for Social Research
1986    Floyd Hunter, University of North Carolina
1985    Morris Janowitz, University of Chicago
1984    James Coleman, University of Chicago (Former ASA president)
1983    Irwin Sanders, Boston University
1982    Roland Warren, Brandeis University
1981    Everett C. Hughes, University of Chicago (Former ASA president)
1980    Robert & Helen Lynd, Columbia University
1979    Nels Anderson, University of New Brunswick