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.


2018
Michael D. Ward
Duke University

Selection committee: Jay Goodliffe (Brigham Young, Chair), Cassy Dorff (New Mexico), Justin Esarey (Rice), Alex Tahk (Wisconsin-Madison), Rocio Titiunik (Michigan), Curt Signorino (Rochester), Betsy Sinclair (Washington), Teppei Yamamoto (MIT)

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2017
Robert Erikson
Columbia University

Selection committee: Robert Franzese (Michigan, chair), Lonna Atkeson (New Mexico), Koskue Imai (Princeton), Simon Jackman (Sydney} and Wendy Tam Cho (Illinois)

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2016
Keith Poole
University of Georgia

Selection committee: Robert Franzese (Michigan, chair), Wendy K. Tam Cho (Illinois), Lonna Atkenson (New Mexico), Kosuke Imai (Princeton), Simon Jackman (Sydney)

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2015
Douglas Rivers
Stanford University

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2014
John R. Freeman
University of Minnesota

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2013
Janet M. Box-Steffensmeier
Ohio State University

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2012
Henry E. Brady
University of California, Berkeley

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2011
Nathaniel (Neal) Beck
New York University

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2010
Gary King
Harvard University

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2009
James A. Stimson
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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2008
John Jackson
University of Michigan

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2007
Christopher H. Achen
Princeton University

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