American Sociological Association

Environmental Sociology

The Section on Environmental Sociology promotes research and professional activities that explore the relationships between social systems and the ecosphere, including interdisciplinary work that explores interactions within and between institutions, social groups, and natural and built environments. Environmental Sociology also includes study of the origins and impacts of technology, the social causes of environmental change, the environmental causes of social change, and the consequences of social inequalities and power relationships for socio-environmental dynamics. 


Section Officers & Council


Section Memb Cmte Chair: Kerry Ard, Ohio State University 2019
Student Representative: Jordan Fox Besek, State University of New York at Buffalo 2018
Policy and Research Committee Chair: Alissa Cordner, Whitman College 2018
Section Nominations Committee Chair: Brian J. Gareau, Boston College 2018
Section Treasurer: Lori M. Hunter, University of Colorado, Boulder 2020
Past Chair: Andrew K. Jorgenson, Boston College 2018
Section Memb Cmte Chair: Aya Hirata Kimura, University of Hawaii-Manoa 2018
Chair: Tammy L. Lewis, CUNY-Brooklyn College 2018
Section Secretary: Brian Mayer, University of Arizona 2018
Section Teaching Cmte Chair: Erica Morrell, Middlebury College 2019
Chair-Elect: Kari Marie Norgaard, University of Oregon 2018

Section Council

K. Animashaun Ducre, Syracuse University 2018

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