American Sociological Association

Rationality and Society

The purpose of the Section on Rationality and Society is to encourage and enhance research and teaching about the uses and limits of rational choice theory in sociology. The Section seeks to promote communication, collaboration and consultation among scholars in sociology and in allied social science disciplines.

Section Officers & Council


Chair: Pamela E. Emanuelson, North Dakota State University 2020
Chair-Elect: Stephen Benard, Indiana University 2020
Past Chair: Jun Kobayashi, Seikei University 2020
Section Secretary/Treasurer: Masayuki Kanai, Senshu University 2020

Section Council

Emily Anne Erikson, Yale University 2020
Michael Maes, University of Groningen 2021

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