American Sociological Association

Sociology of Sexualities

The purpose of the Section on the Sociology of Sexualities is to encourage, enhance and foster research, teaching and other professional activities in the sociology of sexuality, for the development of sociology and the benefit of society, through organized meetings, conferences, newsletters, publications, awards, and other means deemed appropriate by the Section Council. The Section seeks to promote communication, collaboration, and consultation among scholars in sociology, the sociology of sexualities, and allied disciplines.

Section Leadership


Chair: Vrushali Patil, Florida International University , term ends 2021
Chair-Elect: Angela Jones, SUNY-Farmingdale , term ends 2021
Past Chair: Tey Meadow, Columbia University , term ends 2021
Section Secretary/Treasurer: Theo Greene, Bowdoin College , term ends 2022
Student Representative: Michelle Gomez Parra, The University of California, Santa Cruz , term ends 2021
Student Representative: Minwoo Jung, University of Southern California , term ends 2021

Section Council

Section Council Member Kate Henley Averett, University at Albany, SUNY , term ends 2021
Section Council Member Shantel Gabrieal Buggs, Florida State University , term ends 2021
Section Council Member Bethany M Coston, Virginia Commonwealth University , term ends 2022
Section Council Member Ghassan Moussawi, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign , term ends 2022
Section Council Member Brandon Andrew Robinson, University of California-Riverside , term ends 2023
Section Council Member Greggor Mattson, Oberlin College , term ends 2023

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