American Sociological Association

Economic Sociology

The purpose of the Section on Economic Sociology is to promote the sociological study of the production, distribution, exchange, and consumption of scarce goods and services. It does so by facilitating the exchange of ideas, information, and resources among economic sociologists, by stimulating research on matters of both theoretical and policy interest, by assisting the education of undergraduate and graduate students, and by communicating research findings to policy makers and other external audiences.

Section Officers & Council


Chair: Frederick F. Wherry, Princeton University 2018
Chair-Elect: Sarah Louise Babb, Boston College 2018
Past Chair: Nancy DiTomaso, Rutgers University 2018
Section Secretary/Treasurer: Rachel E. Dwyer, The Ohio State University 2019
Student Representative: Kelly Russell, University of Michigan 2018

Section Council

Nitsan Chorev, Brown University 2019
Emily Anne Erikson, Yale University 2019
Alexandra Kalev, Tel Aviv University 2020
Simone Polillo, University of Virginia 2018
Lauren Rivera, Northwestern University 2018
Jeffrey J. Sallaz, University of Arizona 2020

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