The Section on Social Psychology's Cooley-Mead Award
The Cooley-Mead Award for Distinguished Scholarship was established in 1978.
2019: William Corsaro
2018: Doug Maynard, University of Wisconsin, Madison
2017: Jane Sell, Texas A&M University
2016: Carmi Schooler
2015: Murray Webster, University of North Carolina, Charlotte
2014: Thomas Pettigrew, University of California, Santa Cruz
2013: Gary Alan Fine, Northwestern University
2012: Lawrence D. Bobo, Harvard University
2011: Jeylan Mortimer, University of Minnesota
2010: Peggy Thotis, Indiana University
2009: Linda Molm, University of Arizona
2008: Jane Allyn Piliavin, University of Wisconsin, Madison
2007: James House, University of Michigan
2006: Lynn Smith-Lovin, Duke University
2005: Cecilia L. Ridgeway, Stanford University
2004: Karen Cook, Stanford University
2003: Peter Burke, University of California, Riverside
2002: Bernard P. Cohen, Stanford University
2001: Edward Lawler, Cornell University
2000: Morris Zelditch, Jr., Stanford University
1999: Harold H. Kelley, University of California, Los Angeles
1998: David Heise, Indiana University
1997: Robert K. Merton, Columbia University
1996: Melvin Seeman, University of California, Los Angeles
1995: Harold Garfinkel, University of California, Los Angeles
1994: Anselm Strauss, University of California, San Francisco
1993: Glen H. Elder, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
1992: Melvin L. Kohn, Johns Hopkins University
1991: Joseph Berger, Stanford University
1990: John Clausen, University of California, Berkeley
1989: Morris Rosenberg, University of Maryland
1988: William Sewell, University of Wisconsin
1987: Ralph Turner, University of California, Los Angeles
1986: Sheldon Stryker, Indiana University
1985: Howard Becker, Northwestern University
1984: Herbert Blumer, University of California, Berkeley
1983: Robert F. Bales, Harvard University
1982: Alex Inkeles
1981: Theodore M. Newcomb
1980: George Homans, Harvard University
1979: Erving Goffman, University of Pennsylvania
1978: Muzafer Sherif
The Section on Social Psychology Graduate Student Investigator Award
2019: Nicolas Heiserman, University of South Carolina
2019: Jon Overton, Kent State University
2019 Honorable Mention: Muna Adem, Indiana University, Bloomington
2019 Honorable Mention: Katie Constantin, Texas A&M University
2019 Honorable Mention: Stephanie Wilson, Purdue University
2017: Kristin Kelley, “Does Marital Name Choice Cause Women and Men to Be Evaluated Differently?”
2016: Ashley Reichelmann, “Threatened by Memory: White Americans' Reactions to Representations of Slavery”
2015: Bianca Manago, Indiana University
2014: Kaitlin Boyle, University of Georgia
2013: Trenton Mize, Indiana University, “Status Disadvantages for Gay Men and Lesbian Leaders: Orientation or Masculinity?”
The Section on Social Psychology Graduate Student Paper Award
2019: Chloe Grace Hart, “The Penalties for Self-Reporting Sexual Harassment”
2019 Honorable Mention: James Chu, “The Relational Bases of Hierarchies: Expressive and Instrumental Ties Predict Divergent Patterns of Adolescent Peer Victimization”
2018: Emily K. Carian, Stanford University, “The Inverse Sexism Scale: Endorsements of the Belief that Women are Privileged and Other Contemporary Sexist Attitudes"
2018 Honorable Mention: Jessica Pfaffendorf, University of Arizona, "Wayward Elites: Social Restoration through Stigma Allure in a Therapeutic Boarding School”
2017: Fabiana Silva, “Why Do Employers Discriminate? The Role of Implicit and Explicit Racial Attitudes”
2016: Orestes Hastings, "The Psychological Effects of Income Inequality"
2015: Long Doan, Annalise Loehr, and Lisa R. Miller, “Formal Rights and Informal Privileges for Same-Sex Couples: Evidence from a National Survey Experiment,” American Sociological Review 79(6):1172-1195. 2014.
2014: Christina Diaz, University of Wisconsin, Madison, "Social Mobility in the Context of Fathering: The intergenerational link in parenting among co-resident fathers," Social Science Research 47:1-15. 2014.
2014: M.B. Fallin Hunzacker, Duke University, "Making Sense of Misfortune: Cultural Schemas, Victim Redefinition, and the Perpetuation of Stereotypes," Social Psychology Quarterly 77(2):166-184. 2014.
2013: Matthew Anders Andersson, University of Iowa, "Capitalizing on Education: Translating Education to Diverse Capitals via Emotional Well-Being”
2012: Alexander Lu, Indiana University, “Stress and Physical Health Deterioration in the Aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita,” Sociological Perspectives 54(2):229-250. 2011.
2011: Jeff Denis, Harvard University, “A Tenuous Balance: How Contact and Prejudice Coexist in a Northwestern Ontario Town”
2010: Sarah Thebaud, Cornell University, "Gender and Entrepreneurship as a Career Choice: Do Self Assessments Really Matter?" Social Psychology Quarterly 73(3): 288-304. 2010.
2009: Daniel B. Shank, University of Georgia, "Perceived Justice of Coercive Computers"
2008: Jenna Howard, Rutgers University
2007: Steven Hoffman, Northwestern University
2006: Steven M. Nelson, University of Arizona, “Redefining a Bizarre Situation: Relative Concept Stability in Affect Control Theory,” Social Psychology Quarterly 69(3):215-234. 2006.
2005: Justine Eatenson Tinkler, Yan E. Li, and Stefanie Bailey Mollborn, Stanford University
2004: Matthew Brashears, University of Arizona, Tucson
2003: Steven Hitlin, University of Wisconsin, Madison, "Values as the Core of Personal Identity: Drawing Links Between Two Theories of Self," Social Psychology Quarterly 66(2):118-137. 2003.
2002: Reef Redford Youngreen and Christopher D. Moore, University of Iowa
2001: Award not given
2000: Jeff Lucus, University of Iowa, "Status, Legitimacy, and Institutionalism”
2000: D. Angus Vail, University of Connecticut, “The Commodification of Time in Two Art Worlds,” Symbolic Interaction 22(4):325-344. 1999.
1999: C. Lynn Carr, Rutgers University, “Cognitive Scripting and Sexual Identification: Essentialism, Anarchism, and Consrtuctionism,” Symbolic Interaction 22(1):1-24. 1999.
1998: Will Kalkhoff and Chris Barnum, University of Iowa, “The Effects of Status-Organizing and Social Identity Processes on Patterns of Social Influence in Task and Collectively-Oriented Settings”
1997: Jennifer Dykema, University of Wisconsin, Madison, “Events, Instruments and Reporting Errors: Combining Knowledge from Multiple Perspectives”
1996: Nobuyuki Takahashi, University of Arizona
1995: Matthew O. Hunt, Indiana University, “The Individual, Society, or Both?: A Comparison of Black, Latino, and White Beliefs about the Causes of Poverty,” Social Forces 75(1):293-322. 1996.
1994: Bradley R. Entner Wright, University of Wisconsin, Madison, “Planning to Leave the Streets: The Theory of Reasoned Action Applied to Homelessness”
1993: Christina Nippert-Eng, State University of New York, Stony Brook, “From Home to Work and Back Again: Commuting and the Transformation of Self”
1992: Joseph M. Whitmeyer, University of Washington, “A New Maximization Model of Human Behavior"
1991: Virginia Teas Gill, University of Wisconsin, Madison, “Labeling the Delivery of Diagnostic News”
1990: C. Lee Harrington, University of California, Santa Barbara, “Embarrassment in Social Interaction: A Video Study”
1990: Robin W. Simon, Indiana University, "Parental Role Strains, Salience of Parental Identity and Gender Differences in Psychological Distress," Journal of Health and Social Behavior 33(1):25-35. 1992.
The Section on Social Psychology Outstanding Recent Contribution in Social Psychology Award
2019: Robert Freeland and Jesse Hoey, “The structure of deference: Modeling occupational status using affect control theory,” American Sociological Review 83(2):243-277. 2018.
2019: Oliver Hahl, Minjae Kim and Ezra W Zuckerman Sivan’s “The authentic appeal of the lying demagogue: proclaiming the deeper truth about political illegitimacy,” American Sociological Review 83(1):1-33. 2018.
2018: Mario Luis Small, Someone to Talk To. Oxford University Press. 2017.
2018 Honorable Mention: Corey D. Fields. Black Elephants in the Room: The Unexpected Politics of African-American Republicans. University of California Press. 2016.
2017: Tobias Schröder, Jesse Hoey, and Kimberly B. Rogers, “Modeling Dynamic Identities and Uncertainty in Social Interactions: Bayesian Affect Control Theory,” American Sociological Review 81(4):828-855. 2016.
2016: Ellis Monk, “The Cost of Color: Skin Color, Discrimination, and Health among African Americans,” American Journal of Sociology 121(2):396-444. 2015.
2015: Kenneth H. Kolb, Moral Wages: The Emotional Dilemmas of Victim Advocacy and Counseling. University of California Press. 2014.
2014: Robb Willer, Stanford University, Christabel L. Rogalin, Purdue University, North Central, Bridget Conlon, University of Wisconsin, Platteville, and Michael T.Wojnowicz, Cornell University, “Overdoing Gender: A Test of the Masculine Overcompensation Thesis,” American Journal of Sociology 118(4):980-1022. 2013.
2013: Timothy Hallett, Indiana University, “The Myth Incarnate: Recoupling Processes, Turmoil, and Inhabited Institutions in an Urban Elementary School,” American Sociological Review 75(1):52-74. 2010.
2012: Cecilia Ridgeway, Stanford University, Framed by Gender: How Gender Inequality Persists in the Modern World. Oxford University Press. 2011.