The Department Honoree is selected by the Sociology faculty on the basis of outstanding academic achievement to represent all Sociology honors students at the annual undergraduate honors convocation.
- 2014: Sara Beth Leaverton
- 2013 Richard Sherman (Tad) Isaacs, Jr.
- 2012 Moshe Herbert Louis Mayer Cohen and Diana K. Garrett
- 2011: Teresa Anne Walsh
- 2010: Haruki Eda
- 2009: Virginia Elizabeth Bartz
- 2008: Laura Cecilia Ramos
- 2007: Camila Glenn
- 2006: Jesse Z. Seligson