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ASA Election Results

Bielby Elected ASA President; Szelenyi is VP

William T. Bielby, University of California-Santa Barbara has been elected the 94th President of the ASA, and Ivan Szelenyi, Yale University, has been elected Vice President. Bielby and Szelenyi will assume office in August of 2002, following a year of service as President-Elect and Vice President-Elect. Bielby and the 2003 Program Committee are responsible for shaping the ASA Annual Meeting in Atlanta in August.

The four newly elected Council Members-at-Large are: Linda M. Burton, Pennsylvania State University; Robert D. Crutchfield, University of Washington; Victor Nee, Cornell University; and Pamela Barnhouse Walters, Indiana University. Also, as listed below, two new members were elected to the Committee on Publications, and six to the Committee on Nominations.

Of the 9200 total members eligible to vote, 2814 ballots were cast, constituting a 31 percent response. In announcing the results of the election, Secretary Florence 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.

William T. Bielby, University of California-Santa Barbara

Vice President-Elect
Ivan Szelenyi, Yale University

Linda M. Burton, Pennsylvania State University
Robert D. Crutchfield, University of Washington
Victor Nee, Cornell University
Pamela Barnhouse Walters, Indiana University

Committee on Publications
Rachel A. Rosenfeld, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
David A. Snow, University of Arizona

Committee on Nominations
Judith A. Auerbach, National Institutes of Health
Daniel F. Chambliss, Hamilton College
Jeffrey Chin, Le Moyne College
Marlese Durr, Wright State University
Thomas M. Shapiro, Northeastern University
Sarah Susannah Willie, Swarthmore College