American Sociological Association

Teaching and Learning in Sociology

The purpose of the Section on Teaching and Learning is to provide a professional outlet for improving the teaching of sociology from the high school through graduate level. It encourages and facilitates innovative and effective pedagogy and research. The section offers two awards: the Hans O. Mauksch Award and the Carla. B. Howery Scholarly Contributions to Teaching and Learning Award.

Section Officers & Council


Chair: Jay R. Howard, Butler University 2018
Chair-Elect: Melinda Jo Messineo, Ball State University 2018
Past Chair: Michelle A. Smith, Lakeland Community College 2018
Section Secretary/Treasurer: Daina Cheyenne Harvey, College of the Holy Cross 2018

Section Council

Alison S. Better, Kingsborough Community College, CUNY 2018
Teresa Ciabattari, Pacific Lutheran University 2020
Shannon N. Davis, George Mason University 2019
Lisa Handler, Community College of Philadelphia 2020
Laurie Jordan Linhart, Des Moines Area Community College 2019
Stephanie Medley-Rath, Indiana University Kokomo 2018
Mindy Stombler, Georgia State University 2020
Leslie T.C. Wang, Saint Mary's College 2019
Lissa J. Yogan, Valparaiso University 2018

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