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Outstanding Publication Award

From 1999 to 2003, one award publication was given yearly, for either a book or an article. Since 2004, there have been two publication awards: the Outstanding Article Award (given every year) and the Harrison White Outstanding Book Award (given every other year)

Year Name Affiliation Title
2013

Lincoln Quillian

 

"Segregation and Poverty Concentration: The  Role of Three Segregations". American Sociological Review, 77: 354-379.

2012 Andreas Wimmer and Kevin Lewis.  

2010. "Beyond and Below Racial Homophily: ERG Models of a Friendship Network Documented  on Facebook." American Journal of Sociology 116: 583-642.

2011

Damon Centola,

MIT

"The Spread of Behavior in an Online Social Network Experiment,"  Science 329 (3 Sept.): 1194-1197.
2010 Not given    
2009 Damon Canola and Michael Macy.   "Complex Contagions and Weakness of Long Ties" American Journal of Sociology, 2007, 3:702-34.
2008 Delia Baldassarri & Peter Bearman   “Dynamics of Political Polarization” American Sociological Review 72:784-811, 2007.
2007 James Kitts,  

“Collective Action, Rival Incentives, and the Emergences of Antisocial Norms” American Sociological Review, 2006, 71:235-259.

2006 Damon Centola, Robb Willer, Michael Macy  

“The Emperors Dilemma: a Computational Model of Self-Enforcing Norms” American Journal of Sociology, 2005, 110(4):1009-1040.

2005 Douglas Heckathorn and Mathew J. Salganik

Cornell University Columbia University

"Sampling and Estimation in Hidden Populations Using Respondent-Driven Sampling"

2004 James Moody and Douglas R. White   “Structural Cohesion and Embeddedness:  A Hierarchical Concept of Social Groups” (American Sociological Review, February 2003, 63:103-27)
2003

Laszlo Polos

Michael Hannan

University of Amsterdam

Stanford University
 
2002 Andrew Noymer University of California, Berkeley

“The Transformation and Persistence Application of Age-Structured Epidemic”

2001 Philip Bonacich University of California, Los Angeles “A Behavioral Foundation for a Structural Theory of Power in Exchange Networks”
2000 Duncan Watts Not given

“Networks, Dynamics, and the Small-World Phenomenon”

1999 Noah E. Friedkin University of California, Santa Barbara A Structural Theory of Social Influence
1998 Not given    


Harrison White Outstanding Book Award
Year Name Affiliation Title
2013 Noah Friedkin and Eugene Johnsen  

Social Influence Network Theory: A Sociological Examination of Small Group Dynamics (Cambridge University Press, 2011).

2012 Not given    
2011 Not given    
2010 David R. Heise   Expressive Order: Confirming Sentiments in Social Actions. Springer, 2007
2009 Not given    
2008 Not given    
2007 Patrick Doreian, Vladimir Batagelj & Anuska Ferligoj   ”Generalized Block Modeling,” Cambridge University Press, 2005.
2006 Peter J. Carrington, John Scott & Stanley Wasserman  

Models and Methods in Social Network Analysis. Cambridge University Press, 2005.

 

Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Award

Year Name Affiliation Title
2013 Charles Seguin  

"Cultural Superstardom from Multiple Mechanisms: Two Mathematical Models of Cultural Object Popularity"

2012 David Melamed and Scott Savage  

"Predicting Social Influence: A Model at the Intersection of Sociology and Psychology."

2011 Aston Verdery, UNC, Chapel Hill.

"Population Growth and Social Structure."

2010 David Melamed,  

“Quantifying Justice Evaluations with Graded Status Characteristics”

2009 Neha Gondal, Rutgers University,

"Knowledge Space as a Partially Self-Organizing System"

2008 Michael Genkin and Alexander Gutfraind,

Cornell University

“How Do Terrorist Cells Assemble? Insights from an agent-Based Model”

2007 Yen-Sheng Chiang    

“Birds of Moderately Different Feathers: Bandwagon Dynamics and the Threshold of Network Neighbors.

Journal of Mathematical Sociology” 2007, 31:1-23.
2006 Steven Bernard & Robb Willer,

Cornell University

“A Wealth and Status-Based Model of Residential Segregation”. Journal of Mathematical Sociology, 2007, 31(2):149-174.

2005 Ko Kuwabara

Cornell University

"Nothing to Fear But Fear Itself"

2004 Arnout van de Rijt and Robb Willer

Cornell University

“Metanetworks:  A Factor in Structural Change”

2003 Fabio Rojas

Kirby Schroeder

University of Chicago

University of Chicago
 
2002 Andrew Noymer

University of California, Berkeley

“The Transformation and Persistence Application of Age-Structured Epidemic”

2001 Vincent Buskens

Utrecht University

“A Stochastic Model for Information Diffusion in Social Networks”

2000 Not given    
1999 Carter E. Butts

Carnegie-Mellon University

“A Beyesian Model of Panic in Belief”

1998 Not given    


Outstanding Dissertation in Progress
This award was first given in 2007
Year Name Affiliation Title
2013 Co-Winner Zack Almquist

University of California, Irvine

"Vertex Processes in Social Networks"

2013 Co-Winner Akshay Patil

Stony Brook University

"Analyzing Dynamics in Online Social Networks"

2012 Not given

 

 

2011 Nick Berigan,

U. South Carolina.

"Justice, Sanctioning, and Retaliation in the Provision of Public Goods."

2010 Co. David Melamed.

University of Arizona

 
2010 Co. Jeffrey Smith

Duke University

 
2009 Tucker S. McGrimmon,

University of South Carolina,

"Social Diversity and the Efficacy of Majority Rule Voting"

2008 Pamela Emanuelson,

University of South Carolina,

“Extension and Refinement of Network Exchange Theory”

2007 Rense Corten

Utrecht University, Netherlands

“Coevolution of Social Networks and Behavior in Social Dilemmas”



James S. Coleman Distinguished Career Achievement Award
Career Achievement Award - begun in 2002, given every other year.
Year Name Affiliation
2012 John Skvoretz  
2010 David R. Heise Indiana University
2008 Scott Boorman, Yale University
2006 Linton Freeman, University of California, Irvine
2004 Thomas Fararo University of Pittsburgh
2002 Harrison White Columbia University
2000 Not given