American Sociological Association

Mathematical Sociology

The purpose of the Mathematical Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association (ASA) is to encourage, enhance and foster research, teaching and other professional activities in mathematical sociology, for the development of sociology and the benefit of society, through organized meetings, conferences, newsletters, publications, awards, and other means deemed appropriate by the Section Council. The Section seeks to promote communication, collaboration, and consultation among scholars in sociology in general, mathematical sociology, and allied scientific disciplines. 

Section Officers & Council


Chair: Murray Webster, Jr., UNC Charlotte 2017
Chair-Elect: Kenneth C. Land, 2017
Past Chair: Douglas Heckathorn, Cornell University 2017
Section Secretary/Treasurer: David M. Melamed, The Ohio State University 2018
Student Representative: Emily J Smith, University of California, Irvine 2017

Section Council

James Moody, Duke University 2019
James A. Kitts, University of Massachusetts 2017
David R. Schaefer, Arizona State University 2018
Carter T. Butts, University of California, Irvine 2018
Arnout van de Rijt, Utrecht University 2019
Amir Goldberg, Stanford University 2017

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