American Sociological Association

Social Psychology

The purpose of the Section on Social Psychology is to foster the development of this branch of sociology through stimulating research and communicating knowledge. Social psychology is interpreted according to its inclusive and traditional use in sociology to encompass such broad fields as socialization, interpersonal relations and social interaction, attitudes and public opinion, and collective behavior.

Annual Report (2020)
Award Recipients 

Section Council 

Chair: Steven Hitlin, University of Iowa
Chair-Elect: Jessica L. Collett, University of California-Los Angeles
Past Chair: Richard T. Serpe, Kent State University
Section Secretary/Treasurer: Carla Goar, Kent State University
Jenny L. Davis, The Australian National University
Long Doan, University of Maryland-College Park
Monica Kirkpatrick Johnson, Washington State University
David M. Melamed, Ohio State University
Chantrey J. Murphy, California State University-Long Beach
Jon Overton, Kent State University (Student Representative)
Gretchen Peterson, University of Memphis
Lisa Slattery Walker, University of North Carolina-Charlotte

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