American Sociological Association

Science, Knowledge, and Technology

The purpose of the Section on Science, Knowledge, and Technology (SKAT) is to promote scholarly research and professional activity relating to sociology, science, knowledge, and technology.

Section Officers & Council


Chair: Alondra Nelson, Columbia University and Social Science Research Council 2019
Chair-Elect: Laurel Smith-Doerr, University of Massachusetts-Amherst 2019
Past Chair: Scott Frickel, Brown University 2018
Section Secretary/Treasurer: Claire Laurier Decoteau, University of Illinois, Chicago 2020
Student Representative: Melanie Jeske, University of California, San Francisco 2019
Student Representative: Alka Menon, Northwestern University 2018

Section Council

Ruha Benjamin, Princeton University 2018
Catherine Bliss, UCSF 2018
Anthony Ryan Hatch, Wesleyan University 2019
Timothy L. O'Brien, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee 2020
Jennifer S. Singh, Georgia Institute of Technology 2019
Janet Vertesi, Princeton University 2020

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