American Sociological Association

Social Psychology

The purpose of the Section on Social Psychology is to foster the development of this branch of sociology through stimulating research and communicating knowledge. Social psychology is interpreted according to its inclusive and traditional use in sociology to encompass such broad fields as socialization, interpersonal relations and social interaction, attitudes and public opinion, and collective behavior.

Section Officers & Council


Chair: Amy Kroska, University of Oklahoma 2017
Chair-Elect: Matthew O. Hunt, Northeastern University 2017
Past Chair: Cathryn Johnson, Emory University 2017
Section Secretary/Treasurer: Jody Clay-Warner, University of Georgia 2019
Student Representative: Bianca Manago, Indiana University 2018

Section Council

David R. Schaefer, Arizona State University 2018
Kathryn J. Lively, Dartmouth College 2017
Stephen Benard, Indiana University 2018
Matthew E. Brashears, University of South Carolina 2019
Sarah K. Harkness, University of Iowa 2019
Corey D. Fields, Stanford University 2017

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