Public Sociology

2021 Dr. Sandra L. Barnes, Vanderbilt University

2020 Marc Smith and the NodeXL Project, Social Media Research Foundation

2019 Joseph Cohen City University of New York, Queens College

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

2002 Robert Wood, Rutgers University

Prior to 2008 this award was for teaching or the design of a computer application.