American Sociological Association

Environmental Sociology

The Section on Environmental Sociology promotes research and professional activities that explore the relationships between social systems and the ecosphere, including interdisciplinary work that explores interactions within and between institutions, social groups, and natural and built environments. Environmental Sociology also includes study of the origins and impacts of technology, the social causes of environmental change, the environmental causes of social change, and the consequences of social inequalities and power relationships for socio-environmental dynamics. 

Annual Report (2020)
Award Recipients

Section Council 

Chair: Rachael Shwom, Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Chair-Elect: Norah MacKendrick, Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Past Chair: Jill Lindsey Harrison, University of Colorado-Boulder
Section Secretary: Hannah A. Holleman, Amherst College
Section Treasurer: Amalia Leguizamon, Tulane University
Jessie K Luna, Colorado State University
Lourdes Annette Vera, Northeastern University (Student Representative)

Committee Leadership

Digital Communications Committee Co-Chair: Michelle L. Edwards, Texas State University
Digital Communications Committee Co-Chair: Timothy Haney, Mount Royal University
Policy and Research Committee Chair: Sara Elizabeth Grineski, University of Utah
Membership Committee Chair: Raoul Salvador Lievanos, University of Oregon
Nominations Committee Chair: Jordan Fox Besek, SUNY-Buffalo
Publications Committee Chair: John Chung-En Liu, National Taiwan University
Teaching Committee Chair: Janet A. Lorenzen, Willamette University


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