American Sociological Association

Sociology of Education

The purpose of the Section on Sociology of Education is to foster the development of this aspect of sociology and its application through the study of the ways in which formal schooling influences individuals and the ways society affects educational institutions.

Section Officers & Council


Chair: Karolyn Tyson, Univ. North Carolina-Chapel Hill 2020
Chair-Elect: Ruth N. Lopez Turley, Rice University 2020
Past Chair: Roslyn A. Mickelson, University of North Carolina-Charlotte 2020
Section Secretary/Treasurer: Jacob Hibel, University of California, Davis 2020
Student Representative: Miles Davison, University of California, Irvine 2020

Section Council

Linn Posey-Maddox, University of Wisconsin, Madison 2020
Fabian T. Pfeffer, University of Michigan 2020
Kendra Bischoff, Cornell University 2021
Yasmiyn Irizarry, University of Texas at Austin 2021
Anna R. Haskins, Cornell University 2022
Jayanti Johanna Owens, Brown University 2022

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