Past Recipients of RSS Awards

According to the Bylaws, the Awards and Endowment Committee shall organize and implement the Society's efforts to recognize and honor those persons whose diverse efforts have enhanced the field of rural sociology and/or improved the conditions of rural people and places. The Society supports scholarship and practice to improve the quality of rural life through the distribution of funds from the Endowment.  

2017 RSS Annual Meeting Award Recipients

2018 RSS Annual Meeting Award Recipients


Past Recipients of RSS Awards

Distinguished Service to Rural Life Award

Distinguished Rural Sociologist Award

Excellence in Research Award

Excellence in Instruction

Excellence in Extension and Public Outreach

Olaf Larson Graduate Student Paper Award

Certificate of Appreciation

Frederick H. Buttel Outstanding Scholarly Achievement Award

Rural Sociology Best Paper Award