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ASA Election Results - Members Vote to Expand Committee on Sections

Reskin Elected ASA President; Anderson is VP

Barbara F. Reskin, Harvard University, has been elected the 93rd President of the ASA, and Elijah Anderson, University of Pennsylvania, has been elected Vice President. Reskin and Anderson will assume office in August of 2001, following a year of service as President-Elect and Vice President-Elect. Reskin and the 2002 Program Committee are responsible for shaping the ASA Annual Meeting in Chicago, August 16-20, 2002. Arne L. Kalleberg, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, has been elected Secretary. Kalleberg will begin his three-year term as ASA Secretary in 2002, following a year of service as Secretary-Elect.

The four newly elected Council Members-at-Large are: Michael Burawoy, University of California-Berkeley; Craig Calhoun, New York University and Social Science Research Council; Barbara Risman, North Carolina State University; and Lynn Smith-Lovin, University of Arizona. Also, as listed below, two persons were elected to the Committee on Publications, and six to the Committee on Nominations. Of the 9,490 total members eligible to vote, 3,149 ballots were cast, constituting a 33.18 percent response. In announcing the results of the election, Secretary Florence B. Bonner and Executive Officer Felice J. Levine extended heartiest congratulations to the newly elected officers and committee members, and thanks to all who have served the Association by running for office and by voting in this election.

Bonner and Levine also reported that the ASA membership voted to expand the composition of the ASA Committee on Sections from its current six members to a total of nine members. The three additional members will be elected by current chairs of ASA sections from amongst current section chairs. This change becomes effective immediately.

President-Elect: Barbara Reskin, Harvard University

Vice President-Elect: Elijah Anderson, University of Pennsylvania

Secretary-Elect: Arne Kalleberg, Unversity of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Michael Burawoy, University of California-Berkeley
Craig Calhoun, New York University and Social Science Research Council
Barbara Risman, North Carolina State University
Lynn Smith-Lovin, University of Arizona

Committee on Publications:
Douglas McAdam, Stanford University
Beth E. Schneider, University of California-Santa Barbara

Committee on Nominations:
Susan Gonzalez Baker, University of Texas-Austin
Dan Clawson, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Glenn Firebaugh, Penn State University
Jerry A. Jacobs, University of Pennsylvania
Robin Stryker, University of Iowa
Min Zhou, University of California-Los Angeles