Monroe G. Sirken Award in Interdisciplinary Survey Methods Research

J. Michael Brick

J. Michael Brick

Westat

For significant contributions to our understanding of the growing problem of survey nonresponse and its impact on survey data quality; for seminal research on the properties and design of estimators for mul¬tiple frame samples; for leadership in addressing both the potential and the challenges of nonprobability sampling; and for pioneering work on the implemen¬tation of replication variance estimation methods.

About the Award

In 2014, Monroe Sirken created an endowment to recognize a distinguished researcher for contributions to interdisciplinary survey research that improve the theory and methods of collecting, verifying, processing, presenting, or analyzing survey data.

The honoree will give the Sirken Lecture (an invited paper) at the Joint Statistical Meetings and receive a $5,000 honorarium, an award plaque, and paid travel expenses.

Selection Criteria

In some years, the award recognizes the contributions of individuals who improved the utility and efficiency of sample surveys by applying the theories and methods of the statistical, computer and information sciences. In other years, the award recognizes the contributions of individuals who improved the utility and efficiency of sample surveys by applying the theories and methods of the social, psychological, and cognitive sciences.

Nominations

Nominations are due by December 15, and the award and lecture are presented at the Joint Statistical Meetings or the annual meeting of the American Association for Public Opinion Research the following year.

A nomination packet should include a nominating letter, three supporting letters, and a curriculum vita for the nominee. Send nominations to awards@amstat.org or via mail to 732 N. Washington Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, attention Award Nominations.

Questions

Please contact the committee chair.

Recent Award Recipients

2016: Eleanor Singer
2015: Norman M. Bradburn