Section on Methodology

Past Award Winners

Paul F. Lazarsfeld Award Recipients

Leo Goodman Award Recipients

Clifford Clogg Award for Best Graduate Student Paper Recipient


Paul F. Lazarsfeld Award Recipients

This award, recognizing sociologists who have contributed to the field of sociological methodology, was founded in 1986 in honor of Paul F. Lazarsfeld.

Year Recipient Institution
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
2006 Christopher Winship Harvard University
2005 William M. Mason University of California Los Angeles
2003 Adrian E. Raftery University of Washington
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
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. University of Washington
1990 Nathan Keyfitz Harvard University
1989 Leslie Kish University of Michigan
1988 Richard Berk University of California, Los Angeles
1987 Clifford C. Clogg Pennsylvania State University
1986 Robert M. Hauser University of Wisconsin

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Leo Goodman Award Recipients

This award, to be presented in alternate years, was created in 2005 to honor an outstanding researcher within 10 years of their Ph.D.

Year Recipient Institution
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 Mitchell Duneier Princeton University
2005 Jeroen Vermunt Tilburg University, the Netherlands

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Clifford Clogg Award for Best Graduate Student Paper Recipient

Year Recipient Paper Title Affiliation
2014 Jeremy Fiel "Decomposing School Resegregation: Social Closure, Racial Imbalance, and Racial Isolation." American Sociological Review 78:828-848. University of Wisconsin-Madison
2013 Zhou, Xiang "A Nonparametric Index of Stratification." Sociological Methodology 42: 365-388. University of Michigan
2012 Charles Seguin "Avalanches of Attention: Positive Feedback in Media Coverage of Social Movement Organizations" University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
2012 Elizabeth Wrigley-Field "Mortality Deceleration and Mortality Selection: Three Unexpected Implications of a Simple Model." University of Wisconsin-Madison
2011 Weihua An "Bayesian Propensity Score Estimators: Incorporating Uncertainties in Propensity Scores into Causal Inference." Sociological Methodology 40: 151-189. Harvard University
2007 Paul von Hippel "Regression with Missing Ys: An Improved Strategy for Analyzing Multiply-Imputed Data." Sociological Methodology, 37(1). Ohio State University