American Sociological Association

Community and Urban Sociology

Members of the Section on Community and Urban Sociology explore new social theory and develop empirical research on groups living, working, and communicating across geographical boundaries, including cities, suburbs, and rural areas, as well as electronic communities and other spaces.

City and Community Journal Bylaws
Annual Report (2020)
Award Recipients

Section Council 

Chair: Derek S. Hyra, American University
Chair-Elect: Rachael A. Woldoff, West Virginia University
Past Chair: Japonica Brown-Saracino, Boston University
Section Secretary/Treasurer: Greggor Mattson, Oberlin College
Jean Beaman, University of California-Santa Barbara
Zaire Z. Dinzey-Flores, Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Allison Suppan Helmuth, University of Illinois-Chicago (Student Representative)
Alexandra K. Murphy, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Richard E. Ocejo, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY
Brandi Thompson Summers, University of California-Berkeley
Melissa M. Valle, Rutgers University-Newark

Mentorship Committee Chair: Emily Walton, Dartmouth College

Publications Committee:
Robin Bartram, Tulane University
Marco Z Garrido, University of Chicago
Marcus Anthony Hunter, University of California-Los Angeles
Jeremy R. Levine, University of Michigan
Krista E. Paulsen, Boise State University
John N. Robinson, III, Washington University in St Louis

Membership Committee:
Chair: Ryan Centner, London School of Economics
Juan R. Martinez, Northeastern Illinois University
Brandi Thompson Summers, University of California-Berkeley

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