January 2009 Issue Volume 37 Issue 1

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Slate of Candidates for the
ASA 2009 Election

The American Sociological Association is pleased to announce the slate of candidates for ASA Officers, Committee on Committees, Committee on Nominations, and Committee on Publications. The candidates for Council Members-at-Large and the Committee on Committees will be announced at a later date. Ballots for the 2009 ASA election will be mailed in early May 2009. The candidates are:


Randall Collins, University of Pennsylvania

Viviana A. Zelizer, Princeton University

Vice President-Elect

Adam Gamoran, University of Wisconsin-Madison

David A. Snow, University of California-Santa Cruz


Catherine White Berheide, Skidmore College

Dan Clawson, University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Committee on Publications

James V. Fenelon, California State University-San Bernardino

Jeremy Freese, Northwestern University

Melvin E. Thomas, North Carolina State University

Robert Zussman, University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Committee on Nominations

Mounira Maya Charrad, University of Texas-Austin

Hector Cordero-Guzman, The Ford Foundation

Manisha Desai, University of Connecticut

Anne Frances Eisenberg, SUNY-Geneseo

Wendy Nelson Espeland, Northwestern University

Yen Lee Espiritu, University of California-San Diego

Joan H. Fujimura, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Bai Gao, Duke University

Brian Gran, Case Western Reserve University

Elena R. Gutierrez, University of Illinois-Chicago

Karen V. Hansen, Brandeis University

Devah Pager, Princeton University

The elected members of the Committee on Nominations prepared most of the slates of candidates for the 2008 election; the slate of candidates for the Committee on Nominations was prepared by Members-at-Large of the ASA Council. In order to be eligible to vote in the 2009 election, you must renew your membership by March 31. If you have any questions about the slate of candidates or the petition process, e-mail governance@asanet.org or call (202) 383-9005. logo_small


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