American Sociological Association

Methodology

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

Officers

Chair: James Moody, Duke University 2019
Chair-Elect: Jennie E. Brand, University of California - Los Angeles 2019
Section Secretary/Treasurer: Erin Leahey, University of Arizona 2020
Student Representative: Jess M. Meyer, Northwestern University 2018
Student Representative: Robert Austin Stewart, University of Minnesota 2019

Section Council

Megan Andrew, University of Notre Dame 2018
Carter T. Butts, University of California-Irvine 2020
Erin Leahey, University of Arizona 2018
Peter V. Marsden, Harvard University 2019
Lincoln G. Quillian, Northwestern University 2020
Katherine Stovel, University of Washington 2019

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