James Samuel Coleman
May 12, 1926 - March 25, 1995
James S. Coleman served as the 83rd President of the American Sociological Association. His Presidential Address, "The Rational Reconstruction of Society", was delivered at the Association's Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh in 1992, and was later published in ASR (ASR, Vol 58 No 1, pages 1-15). A profile of James Coleman was published in the September 1991 issue of Footnotes.