American Sociological Association


The purpose of the Section on Methodology is to foster the development of this aspect of sociology through the organized interchange of ideas and research results. It shall encourage the development of methodology and its applications in sociology both through organized meetings and conferences, publication, and such other means as deemed appropriate by the Council of the Section. The term methodology shall be interpreted in its broadest sense to include the development of investigative methods appropriate to any branch of sociology, of a qualitative or quantitative nature, for data collection or analysis, and such other interests as may be useful in sociological research.

Section Officers & Council


Section Secretary/Treasurer: Sarah Mustillo, University of Notre Dame 2017
Chair-Elect: James Moody, Duke University 2017
Student Representative: Jess M. Meyer, Northwestern University 2019

Section Council

Lingxin Hao, Johns Hopkins University 2017
Andrew S. Fullerton, Oklahoma State University 2017
Erin Leahey, University of Arizona 2018
Megan Andrew, University of Notre Dame 2018
Peter V. Marsden, Harvard University 2019
Katherine Stovel, University of Washington 2019

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