American Sociological Association

Political Economy of the World-System

The Section on Political Economy of the World-System is concerned with pursuing the study of world-systems over long periods of time, and to the understanding of the difference such a point of departure makes for the integrated analysis of the political economy and its social bases.

Section Officers & Council


Chair: Tanya Maria Golash-Boza, University of California, Merced 2020
Chair-Elect: Jennifer Bickham Mendez, College of William & Mary 2020
Past Chair: Amy Adams Quark, William & Mary 2020
Section Secretary/Treasurer: Bill Winders, Georgia Institute of Technology 2021
Student Representative: Sarah Grace Manski, UC Santa Barbara 2020
Student Representative: Daniel de Deus Cunha, Binghamton University 2021

Section Council

Marion W Dixon, Point Park University 2020
Mara Fridell, University of Manitoba 2020
Kelly Austin, Lehigh University 2021
Jordanna Chris Matlon, American University 2021
Samantha K. Fox, Michigan State University 2022
Irene Pang, Simon Fraser University 2022

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