American Sociological Association

Environment and Technology

The purpose of the Section on Environment and Technology is to promote sociological research and professional activity in relation to environmental and technological issues. The term "environment" is understood to encompass both the natural and built environment. The term "technology" is to be understood to include the origins and consequences of technology, sociological aspects of technological risk and assessment, the impacts of technology on social behavior, organization, and environment.


Section Officers & Council


Chair-Elect: Tammy L. Lewis, CUNY-Brooklyn College 2017
Chair: Kenneth Alan Gould, City University of New York - Brooklyn College 2018
Chair: Andrew K. Jorgenson, Boston College 2017
Section Secretary: Brian Mayer, University of Arizona 2018
Section Memb Cmte Chair: Aya Hirata Kimura, University of Hawaii-Manoa 2018
Section Nominations Committee Chair: Brian J. Gareau, Boston College 2018
Policy and Research Committee Chair: Alissa Cordner, Whitman College 2018
Section Nominations Committee Chair: Jill Lindsey Harrison, University of Colorado-Boulder 2017
Section Publications Cmte Chair: Justin Farrell, Yale University 2017
Section Teaching Cmte Chair: Joshua Sbicca, Colorado State University 2017
Section Treasurer: Stephanie Ann Malin, Colorado State University 2017
Student Representative: Jordan Fox Besek, University of Oregon 2018

Section Council

K. Animashaun Ducre, Syracuse University 2018

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