The following leading pioneers of institutional research are Honorary Presidents of WINIR:

Daron Acemoglu
MIT, USA
Economics
Howard E. Aldrich
  North Carolina, USA
Sociology
Masahiko Aoki
Stanford, USA
Economics
Julia Black
LSE, UK
Law
Peter J. Boettke
George Mason, USA
Economics
Paul J. DiMaggio
NYU, USA
Sociology
Peter B. Evans
Berkeley, USA
Sociology
Neil Fligstein
Berkeley, USA
Sociology
Margaret P. Gilbert
UC Irvine, USA
Philosophy
Avner Greif
Stanford, USA
Economics
Peter A. Hall
Harvard, USA
Political Science
Henry B. Hansmann
Yale, USA
Law
János Kornai
Corvinus, Hungary
Economics
Timur Kuran
Duke, USA
Economics
Richard N. Langlois
Connecticut, USA
Economics
Richard Lipsey
Simon Fraser, Canada
Economics
Claude Ménard
Paris, France
Economics
Richard R. Nelson
Columbia, USA
Economics
Douglass C. North*
WUSTL, USA
Economics
John V. C. Nye
George Mason, USA
Political Science
Johan P. Olsen
Oslo, Norway
Political Science
Walter W. Powell
Stanford, USA
Sociology
James Robinson
Chicago, USA
Political Science
Dani Rodrik
Harvard, USA
Economics
Malcolm Rutherford
Victoria, Canada
Economics
W. Richard Scott
Stanford, USA
Sociology
John R. Searle
Berkeley, USA
Philosophy
Mary M. Shirley
Ronald Coase Institute, USA
Economics
David Soskice
LSE, UK
Political Science
Wolfgang Streeck
MPIfG, Germany
Sociology
Robert Sugden
East Anglia, UK
Economics
Kathleen Thelen
MIT, USA
Political Science
Viktor Vanberg
Freiburg, Germany
Economics


Ronald H. Coase* had also agreed to be a WINIR Honorary President. He passed away in September 2013.

* Nobel Laureate
† Since deceased