2018: Jeffrey C. Goldfarb, The New School for Social Research
2017 Michael Stern, NORC
2016 Eszter Hargittai, Northwestern University
2015 Jessie Daniels, Hunter College and The Graduate Center, CUNY
2014 Zeynep Tufekci, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
2013 Shelia R. Cotten, University of Alabama, Birmingham
2012 Lisa Wade and Gwen Sharp for their work creating and maintaining the Sociological Images blog.
2011 Lee Rainie, Pew Research Center
2010 danah boyd, Microsoft Research and Berkman Center
2009 Peter Kollock, University of California at Los Angeles
2008 Michael Macy, Cornell University
2007 Keith Hampton, University of Pennsylvania
2006 Marc Smith, Microsoft Research
2005 Stephen P. Borgatti, Boston College
2004 Earl Babbie, Chapman University
Prior to 2008 this award was for teaching or the design of a computer application.