American Sociological Association


The purpose of the Section on Methodology is to foster the development of this aspect of sociology through the organized interchange of ideas and research results. It shall encourage the development of methodology and its applications in sociology both through organized meetings and conferences, publication, and such other means as deemed appropriate by the Council of the Section. The term methodology shall be interpreted in its broadest sense to include the development of investigative methods appropriate to any branch of sociology, of a qualitative or quantitative nature, for data collection or analysis, and such other interests as may be useful in sociological research.

Annual Report (2020)
Award Recipients 

Section Council 

Chair: Jennie E. Brand, University of California-Los Angeles
Chair-Elect: Jeremy Freese, Stanford University
Past Chair: James Moody, Duke University
Section Secretary/Treasurer: Katherine Stovel, University of Washington
Kat Albrecht, Northwestern University (Student Representative)
Alina Arseniev-Koehler, University of California Los Angeles (Student Representative)
Elizabeth Bruch, University of Michigan
Felix Elwert, University of Wisconsin-Madison
David M. Melamed, Ohio State University
Rob Warren, University of Minnesota
Geoffrey Thomas Wodtke, University of Chicago
Cristobal Young, Cornell University

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