American Sociological Association

Racial and Ethnic Minorities

The purpose of the Section on Racial and Ethnic Minorities is to encourage research, theory, and teaching concerning the relation between socially defined racial and ethnic groups. The encouragement of scholarship contributing to the welfare of all, rather than the promotion of any particular group's social or political interests, is a paramount goal of the Section.

Section Officers & Council


Chair: Nilda Flores-Gonzalez, University of Illinois-Chicago 2017
Section Secretary/Treasurer: Monica McDermott, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 2019
Chair-Elect: Mignon R. Moore, Barnard College-Columbia University 2017
Publications Committee: Ashley Wood Doane, Jr., University of Hartford 2018
Publications Committee: Mary Elizabeth Campbell, Texas A&M University 2019
Publications Committee: Ellen Berrey, University of Toronto 2019
Past Chair: Wendy Leo Moore, Texas A&M University 2017
Publications Committee: Victor M. Rios, University of California, Santa Barbara 2018
Student Representative: Vanessa Joi Paul, CUNY Graduate Center 2017

Section Council

Charles A. Gallagher, La Salle University 2018
Maria Isabel Ayala, Michigan State University 2019
Joyce M. Bell, University of Minnesota 2017
Rachelle Jeneane Brunn-Bevel, Fairfield University 2018
Jennifer C. Mueller, Skidmore College 2019
Tiffany D. Joseph, Stony Brook University 2018
Bhoomi K. Thakore, Elmhurst College 2017

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