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Section on Collective Behavior and Social Movements

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Mission Statement

The purpose of the Section on Collective Behavior and Social Movements is to foster the study of emergent and extra-institutional social forms and behavior; crowds, social movements, disasters, riots, fads, strikes, and revolutionary movements are a few of the areas explored by the Section.

Section Officers 2014-2015

Chair: James M. Jasper, Graduate Center of the City University of New York
Chair-Elect: Belinda Robnett, University of California-Irvine
Past Chair: Edwin Amenta
Secretary/Treasurer: Sarah Sobieraj, Tufts University 2015


Manisha Desai, University of Connecticut 2015
Rachel V. Kutz-Flamenbaum, University of Pittsburgh 2015
Catherine Corrigall-Brown, University of Western Ontario 2016
Drew Halfmann, University of California-Davis 2016
Lee Ann Banaszak, Penn State University 2017
Elizabeth Borland, The College of New Jersey 2017

Nominations Committee

Chair: Ashley Currier, University of Cincinnati 2015
David Nicholas, Pettinicchio, University of Oxford 2016
Kathleen M. Fallon, State University of New York at Stony Brook 2017

Publications Committee

Co-Chair: Grace Yukich, Quinnipiac University 2016
Co-Chair: Marc Dixon, Dartmouth College 2015
Lyndi N. Hewitt, UNC Asheville 2017

Workshop Committee

Michelle Marie Proctor, Madonna University 2015
Sandra R. Levitsky, University of Michigan 2016
Wayne Santoro, University of New Mexico 2017

Mentorship Committee

Chair Jose A. Munoz, CSU San Bernardino 2015
Tanya Saunders, Ohio State University 2016
Lauren J. Joseph, Pennsylvania State University 2016
Steven A. Boutcher, University of Massachusetts, Amherst 2017