American Sociological Association

Committee on Professional Ethics

ASA Bylaws direct that the Committee on Professional Ethics ("COPE") has responsibility for promoting ethical conduct by sociologists at the highest professional level through development and sponsorship of educational activities for ASA members and other sociologists, investigation of complaints concerning the ethical conduct of members of the ASA, and imposition of sanctions when a violation of the ASA Code of Ethics has occurred.COPE also has responsibility for recommending to the Council proposed changes in the Code of Ethics to be submitted to the membership for approval.  Nine members sit on COPE, each serving a three-year term.  The Committee on Committees provides Council with recommended appointees each August.

Name Begin End Position
Guillermina Jasso 1/1/2014 12/31/2017 Chair
Ashley Wood Doane, Jr. 1/1/2015 12/31/2017 Member
Steven J. Gold 1/1/2017 12/31/2017 Member
Jennifer Glanville 1/1/2014 12/31/2017 Member
Irene H.I. Bloemraad 1/1/2017 12/31/2019 Member
Elaine Howard Ecklund 1/1/2016 12/31/2018 Member
Ginetta E.B. Candelario 1/1/2017 12/31/2019 Member
Manuel Barajas 1/1/2017 12/31/2019 Member
Glenda M. Flores 1/1/2016 12/31/2018 Member

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