Congratulations to the 2012 AAPOR Award Winners

AAPOR expresses sincere congratulations to the following 2012 award winners:

AAPOR Award for Exceptionally Distinguished Achievement 
The Association’s highest honor, this award recognizes lifetime achievement and outstanding contributions to the field of public opinion research.

Daniel Yankelovich

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. Brady
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 (SHADAC) 
at the University of Minnesota

Seymour Sudman Student Paper Award
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 Fellows
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.

Matthew Anderson, Mathematica Policy Research
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