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American Sociological Association: Results of 2005 ASA Election
With a record number of ASA members voting in this election, members have elected Frances Fox Piven of the City University of New York as President-Elect, and Bonnie Thornton Dill of the University of Maryland as Vice President-Elect. Piven and Dill will serve one year as Elect and will then assume office at the end of the 2006 Annual Meeting. Piven and the 2007 Program Committee will be responsible for shaping the 2007 ASA Annual Meeting, scheduled for August 11-14, 2007 in New York City.
The four newly elected Council Members-at-Large are: Judith D. Auerbach, American Foundation for AIDS Research; Evelyn Nakano Glen, University of California-Berkeley; Michele Lamont, Harvard University; Gay Seidman, University of Wisconsin-Madison. The new Council Members-at-Large will take office at the end of the 2005 Annual Meeting in Philadelphia.
There were 10,942 members eligible to vote in the 2005 election, the largest number in nine years. Of those eligible, 4,422 members cast votes, constituting a 40.41% response rate, the largest number of voters and the highest response rate in more than 20 years.
We extend our warmest congratulations to the newly elected officers and committee members, and thank everyone who served the Association by running for office and by voting in this election.
Frances Fox Piven, City University of New York
Bonnie Thornton Dill, University of Maryland
Judith D. Auerbach, American Foundation for AIDS Research
Evelyn Nakano Glen, University of California-Berkeley
Michele Lamont, Harvard University
Gay Seidman, University of Wisconsin – Madison
Committee on Publications
Michael Hout, University of California-Berkeley
Kathyrn Edin, University of Pennsylvania
Committee on Nominations
Nancy DiTomaso, Rutgers University
Susan Ferguson, Grinnell College
Glenn Firebaugh, Pennsylvania State University
Elizabeth Higginbotham, University of Delaware
Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo, University of Southern California
Sharon Lee, Portland State University
Committee on Committees
Jeffrey Chin, LeMoyne College
Lora Bex Lempert, University of Michigan – Dearborn
Debra Umberson, University of Texas-Austin
Sarah Willie, Swarthmore College