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


Chair: Jennifer Earl, University of Arizona 2018
Chair-Elect: Jo Reger, Oakland University 2018
Past Chair: Kenneth (Andy) Andrews, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 2018
Section Secretary/Treasurer: Jocelyn S. Viterna, Harvard University 2018
Section Nominations Committee Member: Catherine Corrigall-Brown, University of British Columbia 2020
Mentorship Committee Member: Soma Chaudhuri, Michigan State University 2019
Mentorship Committee Member: Dana M. Moss, University of Pittsburgh 2020
Publications Committee: Joshua Bloom, University of Pittsburgh 2018
Publications Committee: Kyle Dodson, University of California-Merced 2019
Publications Committee: Drew Halfmann, University of California-Davis 2020
Section Nominations Committee Member: Rachel L. Einwohner, Purdue University 2018
Section Nominations Committee Chair: Deana Rohlinger, Florida State University 2018
Section Nominations Committee Chair: David G. Ortiz, New Mexico State University 2019
Section Workshop Committee Member: Alison E. Adams, University of Florida 2019
Section Workshop Committee Member: Ana Velitchkova, University of Mississippi 2020
Section Workshop Committee Member: Melissa Wooten, University of Massachusetts Amherst 2018
Section Webmaster: Alex DiBranco, Yale University 2025

Section Council

Neal Caren, University of North Carolina, Chapel HIll 2018
Amin Ghaziani, University of British Columbia 2020
John Krinsky, The City College of New York 2019
Lisa A. Leitz, Chapman University 2020
Ziad W. Munson, Lehigh University 2019
Edward T. Walker, UCLA 2018

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