American Sociological Association

Sociology of Mental Health

The purpose of the Section on Sociology of Mental Health is to provide an integrative supportive framework for research on social factors in mental health. The Mental Health Section considers issues ranging from serious mental disorders to subjective indicators of quality of life. The focus is on research and theory pertaining to social processes and mental health functioning.

Annual Report (2020)
Award Recipients 

Section Council 

Chair: Pamela Braboy Jackson, Indiana University
Chair-Elect: Tony N. Brown, Rice University
Past Chair: Kristen Marcussen, Kent State University
Section Secretary/Treasurer: Bianca Manago, Vanderbilt University
Max Elliott Coleman, Indiana University Bloomington (Student Representative)
Karen T. Van Gundy, University of New Hampshire
Section Webmaster: Richard Edward Adams, Kent State University

Section Committee Leadership 

Award Committee Chair: Elaine Wethington, Cornell University
Membership Committee Chair: Matthew Andersson, Baylor University
Nominations Committee Chair: Fernando I. Rivera, University of Central Florida
Publications Committee Chair: Ning Hsieh, Michigan State University

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