Janet (Jan) Box-Steffensmeier
Divisional Dean, Social and Behavioral Sciences
Professor Box-Steffensmeier is Vernal Riffe Professor of Political Science and Professor of Sociology (courtesy) and directs the Program in Statistics and Methodology (PRISM). Professor Box-Steffensmeier also serves as the divisional dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, and was instrumental in advancing the Democracy Studies program at The Ohio State University. Professor Box-Steffensmeier has twice received the Gosnell Award for the best work in political methodology and the Emerging Scholar Award of the Elections, Public Opinion, and Voting Behavior Section of the American Political Science Association in 2001. She received a Distinguished Teaching Award from the Political Science Department in 2013, Distinguished Undergraduate Mentor Award in 2009, Warren E. Miller Award for Meritorious Service to the Social Sciences in 2013, the Ohio State University Distinguished Scholar award in 2012, and the Political Methodology Career Achievement Award in 2013.