American Sociological Association

Children and Youth

This section encourages the development and dissemination of sociological perspectives on children in the areas of research, theory, policy, practice, and teaching. Here, the term "children" includes every human being from infancy through the transition to adulthood.

Our most up to date website for the Section can be found at There you can find real time information about section news, including calls for awards and conferences, and even interviews with section membership by our Newsletter Committee.

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Annual Report (2020)
Award Recipient History


Section Council 

Chair: Paula W. Fomby, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Chair-Elect: Kristin Turney, University of California-Irvine
Past Chair: Anna S. Mueller, Indiana University
Section Secretary/Treasurer: Seth Abrutyn, University of British Columbia
Freeden Blume Oeur, Tufts University
Ingrid E. Castro, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
Margaret A. Hagerman, Mississippi State University
Rachel Tolbert Kimbro, Rice University
Hyeyoung Kwon, Indiana University-Bloomington
Ranita Ray, University of Nevada-Las Vegas
Uriel Serrano, University of California, Santa Cruz (Student Representative)
Hillary Steinberg, CU Boulder (Student Representative)

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