The Raymond Boudon Award for Early Career Achievement, named after one of the staunch supporters of the EAS, Raymond Boudon, has been established to promote rigorous standards in Sociology and to recognize scholars under age 40 or within ten years after defending their dissertation.
2019 Raymond Boudon Award Winner is Ozan Aksoy, lecturer (assistant professor) at the Department of Social Science, University College London. His research develops in two strands, namely cooperation and prosocial behaviour, and the political sociology of religion. He uses laboratory experiments, natural experiments, observational data, and formal modelling as research tools. He was a postdoctoral research fellow at the Nuffield College Centre for Experimental Social Sciences and at the Department of Sociology, University of Oxford. He holds a PhD in sociology from Utrecht University. His work is published in leading sociology journals including American Journal of Sociology, European Sociological Review, and Sociological Science.
Source: European Academy of Sociology.