WSU Cougar Head Logo Washington State University
WSU Insider
News and Information for Faculty, Staff, and the WSU Community

Highly cited sociologist receives national career award

Don-DillmanPULLMAN, Wash. – Don Dillman, who is among Washington State University’s most cited researchers, has won a national award for a career of distinguished contributions to the field of sociological methodology.

He accepted the 2016 Lazarsfeld Award from the American Sociological Association in Seattle over the weekend.

A Regent’s professor in sociology and the deputy director for research and development in the WSU Social and Economic Sciences Research Center, Dillman is recognized internationally as a major contributor to the development of modern survey methods. His core survey book, “Internet, Phone, Mail, and Mixed-Mode Surveys: The Tailored Design Method,” has been cited more than 16,000 times, according to Google Scholar.

In his 46th year of teaching and research at WSU, Dillman recently was named an associate of the National Research Council, the operating arm of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.

Read more about his work on phone surveys and modern survey methods in Washington State Magazine.

 

Next Story

Recent News

Office of Academic Engagement kicks off project for migrant high schoolers

The rising juniors and seniors participating in the Dare to Dream program are members of seasonal farmworker families. The program offers students hands‑on instruction in sciences, math, engineering, and self‑development.

Four WSU graduate students accepted into prestigious fellowship

The students recently earned acceptance into the prestigious Rockey FFAR Fellows Program. The program provides professional development for food and agriculture scientists.

Find More News

Subscribe for more updates