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Section on Mathematical Sociology

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Mission Statement

The purpose of the Mathematical Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association (ASA) is to encourage, enhance and foster research, teaching and other professional activities in mathematical sociology, for the development of sociology and the benefit of society, through organized meetings, conferences, newsletters, publications, awards, and other means deemed appropriate by the Section Council. The Section seeks to promote communication, collaboration, and consultation among scholars in sociology in general, mathematical sociology, and allied scientific disciplines. 

Section Officers 2015-2016

Chair Douglas Heckathorn, Cornell University
Chair-Elect Murray Webster Jr., UNC Charlotte
Past Chair Phillip Bonacich, Univ of California, Los Angeles

Section Council

Delia Baldassarri, New York University 2016
Damon M. Centola, MIT 2016
Amir Goldberg, Stanford University 2017
James A. Kitts, University of Massachusetts 2017
Carter T. Butts, University of California, Irvine 2018
David R. Schaefer, Arizona State University 2018

Student Representative Sean M. Fitzhugh, University of California, Irvine 2016