American Sociological Association

Political Sociology

The purpose of the Section on Political Sociology is to promote the scholarly research and professional activities of those concerned with a sociological understanding of political phenomena. The phrase "sociological understanding" is interpreted to encompass the wide variety of theoretical and associated methodological approaches with which sociologists attempt to describe and explain social phenomena. The phrase "political phenomena" is interpreted to encompass the wide variety of topics that sociologists investigate, including social and cultural bases of power and authority.

Section Officers & Council

Officers

Chair: Thomas Edward Janoski, University of Kentucky 2018
Chair-Elect: Pamela M. Paxton, University of Texas 2018
Past Chair: Rhys H. Williams, Loyola University Chicago 2018
Section Secretary/Treasurer: Cedric de Leon, Tufts University 2018
Section Webmaster: Cedric de Leon, Tufts University 2018

Section Council

Elizabeth Popp Berman, University at Albany, SUNY 2018
Hana Brown, Wake Forest University 2020
Dana R. Fisher, University of Maryland 2018
Cybelle Fox, UC Berkeley 2020
Jennifer YJ Hsu, University of Alberta 2019
G. Cristina Mora, University of California, Berkeley 2019

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