Section on Social Psychology Award Recipients

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Cooley-Mead Award
The Cooley-Mead Award for Distinguished Scholarship was established in 1978.

YEAR

NAME

AFFILIATION AT TIME OF AWARD

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

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

 
 

Graduate Student Paper Award
 

YEAR

NAME

AFFILIATION

TITLE

2013

Matthew Anders Andersson

University of Iowa

"Capitalizing on Education: Translating Education to Diverse Capitals via Emotional Well-Being.”

2012

Alexander Lu

Indiana University

2011. “Stress and Physical Health Deterioration in the Aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita” Sociological Perspectives, 2011,  54(2):229-250).

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?

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”

2005

Justine Eatenson Tinkler Yan E. Li

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"

2002

Reef Redford Youngreen

Christopher D. Moore

University of Iowa

Not listed

2001

No Award 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”

1999

C. Lynn Carr

Rutgers University

“Cognitive Scripting and Sexual Identification: Essentialism, Anarchism, and Consrtuctionism”

1998

Will Kalkhoff

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?”

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

SUNY-Stony Brook

“From Home to Work and Back Again: Commuting and the Transformation of Self”

1992

Joseph M. Whitmeyer

U 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

Robin W. Simon

University of California-Santa Barbara

Indiana University

“Embarrassment in Social Interaction: A Video Study”

Parental Role Strains, Parental Identity Salience & Gender Differences in Psychological Distress

 

Outstanding Recent Contribution in Social Psychology Award

YEAR

NAME

AFFILIATION

TITLE

2013

Timothy Hallett

Indiana University

“The Myth Incarnate: Recoupling Processes, Turmoil, and Inhabited Institutions in an Urban Elementary School.”

2012

Cecilia Ridgeway Stanford University 2011.  Framed by Gender: How Gender Inequality Persists in the Modern World. Oxford University Press.

Graduate Student Investigator Award

YEAR

NAME

AFFILIATION

TITLE

2013

Trenton Mize Indiana University

 

“Status Disadvantages for Gay Men and Lesbian Leaders: Orientation or Masculinity?”