December 4, 2017
Christopher Winship, editor of Sociological Methods & Research since 1995, has succeeded in bringing SMR to the top tier of social science journals, as ranked by impact factor, according to the 2017 publication of Journal Citation Reports. SMR is now the #1 methods journal in the social sciences, ahead of Econometrica, and it stands as #3 in sociology, ahead of the American Journal of Sociology. Over the years, SMR has generally ranked in terms of citation impact as one of the top five social science methods journals and sociology journals. Winship is assisted by Managing Editor, Genevieve Butler.