The COSSA Distinguished Service Award recognizes leaders who have gone above and beyond to promote, protect, and advance the social and behavioral science research enterprise. Recipients are identified and selected by COSSA’s Board of Directors. The award is presented annually as part of COSSA’s Science Policy Conference and Social Science Advocacy Day.
2017: Senators Cory Gardner (R-CO) & Gary Peters (D-MI)
The 2017 COSSA Distinguished Service Award will be presented during the COSSA Science Policy Conference and Social Science Advocacy Day on March 29-30, 2017. Learn more about the conference here.
2016: Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX)
In recognition of her unwavering support for social and behavioral science research and steadfast leadership on behalf of the U.S. scientific enterprise.
2015: Philip E. Rubin, (former) Assistant Director for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences, Office of Science and Technology Policy
In recognition of his career of service to the social and behavioral science community.