American Sociological Association

Comparative and Historical Sociology

The purpose of the Section on Comparative and Historical Sociology is to promote research and teaching on cross-national variation and the temporal dimensions of social life. Section members represent a wide range of theoretical perspectives and methodological approaches, and are thematically likewise diverse in orientation.

Section Officers & Council


Chair: George Steinmetz, University of Michigan 2018
Chair-Elect: Fatma Muge Gocek, University of Michigan 2018
Past Chair: Kim Voss, University of California 2018
Section Secretary/Treasurer: Damon Mayrl, Colby College 2020
Student Representative: Sara Jean Tomczuk, University of Washington 2019

Section Council

Barry Eidlin, McGill University 2020
Fiona Greenland, University of Chicago 2020
Robert S. Jansen, University of Michigan 2018
Stephanie L. Mudge, University of California-Davis 2018
Tasleem Juana Padamsee, Ohio State University 2019
Melissa J. Wilde, University of Pennsylvania 2019

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