2016 Elizabeth Hallam    
2014 Adriana Petryna    
2012 Julie Livingston    
2010 Mark Nichter    



 
2008 Ron Barrett & Joao Biehl    
2006 Sophie Day    
2004 Luigi Capasso    
2002 Christopher Davis    
2000 No Award    



 
1998 Allan Young    
1996 Margaret Lock    
1994 Nancy Scheper-Hughes    
1992 Paul Farmer & Roland Littlewood    
1990 Zachary Gussow    



 
1988 No Award    
1986 Francis Zimmermann    
1984 Janice Reid    
1982 Alan Harwood    
1980 Arthur Kleinman (Highly commended Shirley Lindenbaum)  



 
1978 John Janzen & Gilbert Lewis    
1977 No Award    
1976 No Award    
1975 No Award    
1974 No Award    
1973 No Award    
1972 No Award    
1971 No Award    
1970 No Award    



 
1969 No Award    
1968 No Award    
1967 No Award    
1966 No Award    
1965 Donald Patrick Moody    
1964 No Award    
1963 No Award    
1962 Shirley G. Ardener    
1961 No Award    
1960 P. Mayer    



 
1959 Elizabeth M. Chilver and Phyllis M. Kaberry    
1958 Ronald Murray Berndt    
1957 George Eaton Simpson    
1956 Philip Hugh Gulliver    
1955 William Robert Geddes    
1954 No Award    
1953 Michael Garfield Smith    
1952 No Award    
1951 No Award    
1950 John Arundel Barnes    



 
1949 No Award    
1948 William Vernon Brelsford    
1947 No Award    
1946 Siegfried Frederick Nadel    
1945 Max Gluckman    
1944 Herbert Ian Hogbin    
1943 No Award    
1942 No Award    
1941 Verrier Elwin    
1940 Audrey Isabel Richards    



 
1939 Cyril Daryll Forde    
1938 Donald Fergusson Thomson    
1937 Meyer Fortes    
1936 Charles Kingsley Meek    
1935 Lucy Philip Mair    
1934 No Award    
1933 Francis Edgar Williams    
1932 No Award    
1931 Jack Herbert Driberg