Past Warren J. Mitofsky Innovators Award Winners

The Monroe G. Sirken Award in Interdisciplinary Survey Research Methods is given annually to a distinguished survey researcher for contributions to interdisciplinary survey research that improve the theory and methods of collecting, verifying, processing, presenting or analyzing survey data.

Nomination details

2023 – Yair Ghitza Catalist, LLC & Andrew Gelman, Columbia University

2022 – COVID-19 Trends and Impact Survey (CTIS)

2021 – Paul Biemer, RTI International; Craig A. Hill, RTI International; Lilli Japec, Statistics Sweden; Antje Kirchner, RTI International; Lars Lyberg, Demoskop (in memoriam)

2020 – Frauke Kreuter, PhD, University of Maryland, University of Mannheim and Institute for Employment Research (IAB)

2019 – James Jackson, University of Michigan

2018 – Anthony Lieserowitz, Yale University

2017 – Don Dillman, Washington State University; Leah Melani Christian, Nielsen; Michelle Edwards, Texas Christian University; Benjamin Messer, Research into Action, Inc.; Morgan Millar, University of Utah; Jolene Smyth, University of Nebraska – Lincoln

2015 – Nate Silver, Founding Director and Editor in Chief of FiveThirtyEight.com

2014 – Willem Saris, Pompeu, Fabra University, Spain Daniel Oberski Tilburg University, The Netherlands

2013 – Frederick G. Conrad, University of Michigan, Michael Schober, The New School for Social Research

2011 – Michael P. Battaglia, Martin R. Frankel, Michael W. Link, Ali H. Mokdad, Larry Osborn, Vincent G. Iannacchione, Jennifer M. Staab, David T. Redden

2009 – Stephen Blumberg, Julian Luke, Marcie Cynamon, Vasja Vehovar, Katja Manfreda

2008 – Mick Couper

2007 – Mark Blumenthal, Charles Franklin

2007 – Arthur Lupia, Diana Mutz

2005 – Thomas B. Jabine, Miron L. Straf, Judith M. Tanur, Roger Tourangeau

2004 – James Lepkowski, Robert Casady, Clyde Tucker

2003 – Robert P. Daves, Paul J. Lavrakas, Tom W. Smith

2002 – David Celentano, Jerome Johnston, Judy Lessler, James O’Reilley, Charles Turner

2001 – Norman Nie, Douglas Rivers

2000 – Andrew Kohut

2000 – Robert M. Groves

2000 – Thomas Piazza, J. Merrill Shanks, Charlie Thomas, Richard Rockwell, William Lefes, Tom W. Smith