American Sociological Association

Collective Behavior & Social Movements

The purpose of the Section on Collective Behavior and Social Movements is to foster the study of emergent and extra-institutional social forms and behavior; crowds, social movements, disasters, riots, fads, strikes, and revolutionary movements are a few of the areas explored by the Section.

Section Officers & Council


Section Nominations Committee Member: Rachel L. Einwohner, Purdue University 2018
Chair: Kenneth (Andy) Andrews, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 2017
Section Nominations Committee Chair: David G. Ortiz, New Mexico State University 2019
Past Chair: Belinda Robnett, University of California-Irvine 2017
Section Nominations Committee Member: Kathleen M. Fallon, State University of New York at Stony Brook 2017
Section Secretary/Treasurer: Jocelyn S. Viterna, Harvard University 2018
Chair-Elect: Jennifer Earl, University of Arizona 2017
Section Nominations Committee Chair: Deana Rohlinger, Florida State University 2018
Publications Committee: Lyndi N. Hewitt, UNC Asheville 2017
Mentorship Committee Member: Steven A. Boutcher, University of Massachusetts, Amherst 2017
Publications Committee: Kyle Dodson, University of California-Merced 2019
Mentorship Committee Member: Soma Chaudhuri, Michigan State University 2019
Publications Committee: Joshua Bloom, University of Pittsburgh 2018
Section Workshop Committee Member: Melissa Wooten, University of Massachusetts Amherst 2018
Section Workshop Committee Member: Alison E. Adams, University of Florida 2019
Committee: Wayne Santoro, University of New Mexico 2017

Section Council

Ziad W. Munson, Lehigh University 2019
Elizabeth Borland, The College of New Jersey 2017
Edward T. Walker, UCLA 2018
Neal Caren, University of North Carolina, Chapel HIll 2018
Lee Ann Banaszak, Penn State University 2017
John Krinsky, The City College of New York 2019

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