Felix Elwert, Professor of Sociology, will become the next Editor-in-Chief of Sociological Methods and Research (SMR). SMR is the top-ranked methodology journal in the social sciences by impact factor (4.51 in 2019), putting it ahead of journals such as Econometrica and Psychometrika. SMR is also among the top 5 sociology journals worldwide, ranking ahead of the American Journal of Sociology. Elwert will lead SMR to advance all scientific approaches to sociology, including quantitative, qualitative, and survey research methodologies. SMR is published by SAGE and will be housed at the University of Wisconsin’s Data Science Institute.