Section on Sociological Practice and Public Sociology

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Mission Statement

The purpose of the Section on Sociological Practice and Public Sociology is to advance sociologically-informed research and practice, to further public discussion of sociological issues, and to promote the use of sociology to inform public policy.

Section Officers 2014-2015

Chair: Laura Nichols, Santa Clara University
Chair-Elect: Chloe E. Bird RAND
Past Chair: Philip Nyden, Loyola University Chicago
Secretary/Treasurer: Angela A. Aidala, Columbia University 2015

Section Council

Roy E. Feldman, Behavior Analysis In NY, LLC 2015
Kimberly Fox, Bridgewater State University 2015
Melissa S. Fry, Indiana University Southeast 2016
Kathleen C. Oberlin, Indiana University 2016
Dennis P. Watson, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis 2016
Maryann Mason, Northwestern University 2017
Harry Perlstadt, Michigan State University 2017
Carey L. Sargent, Occidental College 2017