AAPOR expresses sincere congratulations to the following 2012 award winners:
AAPOR Award for Exceptionally Distinguished
The Association’s highest honor, this award recognizes lifetime achievement and outstanding contributions to the field of public opinion research.
Read his award acceptance remarks on the AAPOR website.
AAPOR Book Award
This award was established to recognize influential books that have stimulated theoretical and scientific research in public opinion, and/or influenced our understanding or application of survey research methodology.
Sidney Verba, Kay Lehman Schlozman and Henry E.
Voice and Equality: Civic Voluntarism in American Politics
(Harvard University Press, 1995)
AAPOR Policy Impact Award
This award recognizes outstanding research that has had a clear impact on improving policy decisions, practice or discourse, either in the public or private sectors.
State Health Access Data Assistance Center
at the University of Minnesota
Seymour Sudman Student Paper
This award recognizes excellence in the study of public opinion, broadly defined, or the theory and methods of survey research, including statistical techniques used in such research.
Christopher J. Ojeda, The Pennsylvania State University
Rebekah Young, The Pennsylvania State University
Burns “Bud” Roper
The Burns “Bud” Roper AAPOR Fund was established to help early-career individuals working in survey research or public opinion research. Awards are used to help recipients with the cost of travel and registration fees to attend the AAPOR annual conference and/or participate in short courses.
Anderson, Mathematica Policy
Wojciech Jablonski, University of Lodz, Poland
Su Li, University of California, Berkeley
Jessie Kemmick Pintor, University of Minnesota
Christopher Werner, University of South Carolina
Lindsay Wood, Mathematica Policy Research