American Sociological Association

Sociological Practice and Public Sociology

The purpose of the Section on Sociological Practice and Public Sociology is to advance sociologically-informed research and practice, to further public discussion of sociological issues, and to promote the use of sociology to inform public policy.

Section Officers & Council


Past Chair: Chloe E. Bird, RAND 2017
Chair: Kimberly Fox, Bridgewater State University 2017
Section Secretary/Treasurer: Jennifer J Nargang Chernega, Winona State University 2017
Chair-Elect: Melissa S. Fry, Indiana University Southeast 2017

Section Council

Catherine Mobley, Clemson University 2019
Harry Perlstadt, Michigan State University 2017
Gregory D. Squires, George Washington Univ. 2018
Douglas Klayman, Social Dynamics, LLC 2019
Maryann Mason, Northwestern University 2017
Carey L. Sargent, Occidental College 2017
Dmitry Khodyakov, RAND 2018
Caren Arbeit, RTI International 2019
Kathleen Odell Korgen, William Paterson University 2018

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