The Gosnell Prize
The Gosnell Prize for Excellence in Political Methodology is awarded for the best work in political methodology presented at any political science conference during the preceding year.
- Naoki Egami (Princeton University) View Citation
The Miller Prize
The Miller Prize for is awarded for the best work appearing in Political Analysis the preceding year.
- Luke W. Miratrix (Harvard), Jasjeet S. Sekhon (UC Berkeley), Alexander G. Theodoridis (UC Merced) and Luis F. Campos (Harvard) for "Worth Weighting? How to Think About and Use Weights in Survey Experiments” (Volume 26, Number 3) View Citation
The John T. Williams Dissertation Prize
In recognition of John T. Williams’ contribution to graduate training, the John T. Williams Award has been established for the best dissertation proposal in the area of political methodology.
The deadline for the John T. Williams Prize nominations has been extended May 30, 2020.
- Naijia Liu (Princeton University) View Citation
The SPM Poster Award
The Society for Political Methodology Poster Awards are given for the best poster presented by a graduate student and the best poster presented by a faculty member or other researcher at the annual summer Methodology Meeting of the previous year.
- Shiyao Liu (MIT), Luke Sanford (UC San Diego), David Puelz (University of Chicago), Guillaume Basse (Stanford University), Avi Feller (UC Berkeley), and Panos Toulis (University of Chicago) View Citation
The Latin American PolMeth Best Poster Award
The Latin American PolMeth Best Poster Award is given for the best poster presented at the Latin American PolMeth meeting.
- Sofia B. Vera (University of Pittsburgh) View Citation
The Asian Political Methodology Meeting Best Poster Award
The Asian Political Methodology Meeting Best Poster Award is given for the best poster presented at APMM each year.
- Soichiro Yamauchi (Harvard University) and Naijia Liu (Princeton University) View Citation
The Political Methodology Career Achievement Award
The career achievement is the highest honor bestowed by the Society and recognizes the foundational, distinguished and sustained contributions to the field and the Society made by the recipients over their careers.
- Philip Schrodt (Parus Analytics) View Citation
The Statistical Software Award
The Best Statistical Software Award recognizes individuals for developing statistical software that makes a significant research contribution.
- Graeme Blair (UCLA), Jasper Cooper (Princeton), Alexander Coppock (Yale), Macartan Humphreys (Columbia and WZB Berlin), Clara Bicalho (WZB Berlin), Neal Fultz (Comake), Lily Medina (WZB Berlin), Aaron Rudkin (UCLA), and Luke Sonnet (UCLA) for DeclareDesign View Citation
The Political Methodology Emerging Scholar Award
The Political Methodology Emerging Scholar Award honors a young researcher, within ten years of their degree, who is making notable contributions to the field of political methodology.
- Teppei Yamamoto (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) View Citation
Society for Political Methodology Excellence in Mentoring Award
The Society for Political Methodology Excellence in Mentoring Award honors members of the Society who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to mentoring and advising graduate and / or undergraduate students and, in particular, those from underrepresented groups.
- Gary King (Harvard University) View Citation
The Political Analysis Outstanding Reviewer Award
The Political Analysis Outstanding Reviewer Award recognizes individuals who have provided exemplary assistance to Political Analysis during the previous year. Outstanding Reviewers are those who provide excellent, timely and productive feedback for authors who have submitted manuscripts to Political Analysis. Outstanding Reviewers are also those who frequently review for the journal, and who provide the Editors with productive advice about the submissions they review.
- Jay Goodliffe, Brigham Young University
- Natalie Jackson, Public Religion Research Institute
The Society for Political Methodology and the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) have worked together to establish two scholarship awards that are intended to encourage women and under-represented graduate students to attend the ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research. Award winners will be invited to present their work at the poster session of the summer meeting. More information about the scholarships can be found here.
- 2019 Box-Steffensmeier Award: Samantha Fuller (Iowa State University), Hyein Ko (University of Iowa), Shana Scogin (University of Notre Dame)
- 2019 Garcia Award: Marielena Dias (Florida State University), Robert Vidigal (Stony Brook University)
The Advanced Empirical Research on Politics for Undergraduates Program (AERoPUP) is designed to support undergraduate empirical research in any and all fields which connects to political questions.
- 2018-2019: Matthew Harpe (Harvard University), Nikki Lin (University of Pennsylvania), Yihang (Genna) Liu (Dartmouth College), Danielle Niangar (University of Houston), Akhil Rajan (Yale University), Sierra Wiese (Indiana University), Alan Yan (University of California, Berkeley)