American Sociological Association

Inequality, Poverty and Mobility

The purpose of the Section on Inequality, Poverty, and Mobility is to foster research and disseminate knowledge on the distribution of material and nonmaterial resources, and the economic, social, and cultural forces that generate and perpetuate unequal distributions of these resources. The Section welcomes members of all theoretical and methodological persuasions and embraces work that considers inequalities in all institutions and social contexts.

Section Officers & Council


Past Chair: Sandra S. Smith, University of California, Berkeley 2017
Section Secretary/Treasurer: Christopher Wildeman, Cornell University 2017
Chair: Lisa A. Keister, Duke University 2017
Chair-Elect: David J. Harding, University of California at Berkeley 2017

Section Council

David J. Harding, University of California at Berkeley 2017
Elizabeth A. Armstrong, University of Michigan 2017
Patrick T. Sharkey, New York University 2018
Jennie E. Brand, University of California - Los Angeles 2018
Christine Renee Schwartz, Univ. Wisconsin, Madison 2019
Andrew Penner, University of California, Irvine 2019

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