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: Matthew O. Hunt, Northeastern University 2018
Chair-Elect: Brent Simpson, University of South Carolina 2018
Past Chair: Amy Kroska, University of Oklahoma 2018
Section Secretary/Treasurer: Jody Clay-Warner, University of Georgia 2019
Student Representative: Bianca Manago, Indiana University 2018
Section Webmaster: Jennifer Lynn McLeer, The George Washington University 2018

Section Council

Stephen Benard, Indiana University 2018
Matthew E. Brashears, University of South Carolina-Columbia 2019
Celeste Campos-Castillo, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee 2020
DLane R. Compton, University of New Orleans 2020
Sarah K. Harkness, University of Iowa 2019
David R. Schaefer, University of California - Irvine 2018

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