American Sociological Association

Sociological Practice and Public Sociology

The purpose of the Section on Sociological Practice and Public Sociology is to advance sociologically-informed research and practice, to further public discussion of sociological issues, and to promote the use of sociology to inform public policy.

Section Officers & Council


Chair: Augusto Diana, National Institutes of Health 2020
Chair-Elect: Karen Albright, University of Denver 2020
Past Chair: Leslie Hossfeld, Clemson University 2020
Section Secretary/Treasurer: Caren Arbeit, RTI International 2021
Student Representative: Rose Malinowski Weingartner, University of Maryland 2020
Student Representative: Katie Gordon, Stony Brook University 2021

Section Council

Angela A. Aidala, Columbia University 2020
Mindy L. Fried, Arbor Consulting Partners 2020
Jon R. Norman, Carnegie Foundation for Advancement of Teaching 2020
Marybeth J. Mattingly, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston 2021
Margaret McGladrey, Tufts University 2021
Karen Stein, Westat 2021
Andrew A. Beveridge, Queens College and Graduate Center CUNY 2022
Chloe E. Bird, RAND 2022
LaShaune Johnson, Creighton University 2022

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