American Sociological Association


Many of society's most pressing problems -- teenage childbearing, juvenile delinquency, substance abuse, domestic violence, child and elder abuse, divorce -- are related to or rooted in the family. The Section on Family was founded to provide a home for sociologists who are interested in exploring these issues in greater depth.

Section Officers & Council


Chair: Kelly Raley, University of Texas, Austin 2020
Chair-Elect: Christine Renee Schwartz, Univ. Wisconsin, Madison 2020
Past Chair: Sharon L. Sassler, Cornell University 2020
Section Secretary/Treasurer: Sarah Damaske, Pennsylvania State University 2021
Student Representative: Kara Leiko Takasaki, University of Texas at Austin 2020
Student Representative: Abigail Jorgensen, University of Notre Dame 2021

Section Council

Robert Crosnoe, University of Texas at Austin 2020
Kei Nomaguchi, Bowling Green State University 2020
Fenaba Addo, University of Wisconsin-Madison 2021
Jessica Halliday Hardie, Hunter College, CUNY 2021
Jessica McCrory Calarco, Indiana University 2022
Corinne Reczek, Ohio State University 2022

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