Lloyd H. Rogler Award Statement
This award goes to individuals who, in making contributions to the practice of sociology, have advanced the utility of the discipline, elevated the status of sociology in the public’s mind, contributed to the development of the field, and advanced human welfare in our community. Rogler is a most fitting candidate. His research and service activities have been directed to addressing and advancing the mental health concerns of our citizenry, particularly immigrants and most particularly Hispanics residing in distressed neighborhoods. His interdisciplinary work has drawn from, and contributed to, pioneering research in sociology, psychiatry, and psychology. For more than 40 years he has contributed to the practice of sociology as a teacher, researcher, and public servant. Rogler personifies the distinguished practice of sociology. His decades of outstanding service make him a most worthy recipient of the award.