American Sociological Association

Neil Smelser

 Neil J. Smelser

Neil J. Smelser served as the 88th President of the American Sociological Association. His Presidential Address, entitled " The Rational and the Ambivalent in the Social Sciences ," was delivered at the Association's 1997 Annual Meeting in Toronto, and was later published in the February 1998 issue of the American Sociological Review (ASR Vol 63 No 1, pp 1-16).