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Section on Emotions

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 Mission Statement

The ASA Section on Sociology of Emotions brings together social and behavioral scientists in order to promote the general development of the study of emotions through the exchange of ideas, theory, research, and teaching. Scholars from a variety of backgrounds are members of this section, and collectively encourage the study of emotions in everyday social life. Substantive topics of investigation include: the expression and experience of emotions, emotions in social interaction, identity and emotions, emotions in historical perspective, the cross-cultural study of emotions, emotions and violence, and the traditions of theory and research in the area of emotions.

Section Officers 2013-2014

Chair Jody Clay-Warner University of Georgia
Chair-Elect Linda E. Francis Cleveland State University
Past Chair Kathryn J. Lively Dartmouth College
Section Secretary/Treasurer Amy C. Wilkins University of Colorado-Boulder

Section Council

Jody Clay-Warner University of Georgia 2014
Lauren A. Rivera Northwestern University 2014
Lisa Slattery Walker University of North Carolina - Charlotte 2014
Ellen M. Granberg Clemson University 2015

Student Representative: Lindsey L. Westermann Ayers Kent State University 2014