American Sociological Association

Communication, Information Technologies and Media Sociology

The purpose of the Section on Communications, Information Technologies and Media Sociology is to support, enhance and promote research, teaching and other professional activities related to:

  • The social aspects of computing, the Internet, new media, computer networks, and other communication and information technologies.
  • The Sociology of Communications.
  • The design and use of technology in teaching and research.

Section Officers & Council


Chair: Wenhong Chen, University of Texas at Austin 2018
Chair-Elect: Deana Rohlinger, Florida State University 2018
Past Chair: Jessie Daniels, Hunter College and The Graduate Center-CUNY 2018
Section Secretary/Treasurer: Mito Akiyoshi, Senshu University 2019
Section Nominations Committee Member: Jeffrey Boase, University of Toronto 2018
Section Nominations Committee Member: Jenny L. Davis, The Australian National University 2019
Section Nominations Committee Member: Anabel Quan-Haase, University of Western Ontario 2020

Section Council

Grant Blank, University of Oxford 2018
Bryce Hannibal, Texas A&M Univeristy 2019
Paul D. Lopes, Colgate University 2018
Sarah Sobieraj, Tufts University 2019

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