American Sociological Association

Peace, War, and Social Conflict

The purpose of the Section on Peace and War is to encourage the application of sociological methods, theories, and perspectives to the study of peace and war.

Section Officers & Council


Chair: Alair MacLean, Washington State University Vancouver 2018
Chair-Elect: Amy Kate Bailey, University of Illinois - Chicago 2018
Past Chair: Lisa A. Leitz, Chapman University 2018
Section Secretary/Treasurer: Laura J. Heideman, Northern Illinois University 2018

Section Council

Marie E. Berry, University of Denver 2018
Molly M. Clever, West Virginia Wesleyan College 2018
David Cunningham, Washington University in St. Louis 2019
Selina R. Gallo-Cruz, College of the Holy Cross 2020
Brenda L. Moore, University at Buffalo-SUNY 2019
Michael Schwartz, Stony Brook State University 2020

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