American Sociological Association

Results of the 2018 Election

We are pleased to announce the results of the 2018 ASA election. Thank you to all the candidates who generously volunteered their service, and congratulations to the new members of our leadership team.

President-Elect 
One-year term as President-Elect, one-year term as President, and one-year term as Past President

Christine Williams, University of Texas-Austin 

Vice President-Elect 
One-year term as Vice President-Elect, one-year term as Vice President, and one-year term as Past Vice President

Joya Misra, University of Massachusetts-Amherst

Secretary-Elect 
One-year term as Secretary-Elect, three-year term as Secretary

Nancy López, University of New Mexico

Council Members-at-Large 
Three-year terms

Kelly H. Chong, University of Kansas
Wendy Leo Moore, Texas A&M University
Jennifer Reich, University of Colorado Denver
Sara Shostak, Brandeis University

Committee on Committees 
Two-year terms

Shannon Davis, George Mason University
Lynda Laughlin, U.S. Census Bureau
Mignon Moore, Barnard College-Columbia University
CJ Pascoe, University of Oregon

Committee on Nominations 
Two-year terms

Patricia Fernandez-Kelly, Princeton University
Lorena Garcia, University of Illinois-Chicago
David S. Meyer, University of California-Irvine
Dina G. Okamoto, Indiana University
Karolyn Tyson, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Committee on Publications 
Three-year terms

Syed Ali, Long Island University-Brooklyn
Philip N. Cohen, University of Maryland-College Park
Kristen Schilt, University of Chicago

Student Forum

Graduate Student Members, Two-year terms
Marie Plaisime, Howard University 
Apoorva Ghosh, University of California, Irvine 
Endia Hayes, Rutgers University 
Saugher Nojan, UC Santa Cruz

Undergraduate Student Member, One-year term
Elena van Stee, Calvin College

Opportunities in Retirement Network 
Two-year term

Maxine Baca Zinn, Michigan State University 
Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld, Arizona State University 
Jeffrey E. Nash, Missouri State University

Proposed Amendments to Article V, Section 3 of the ASA Bylaws

The amendment proposal regarding the program committee composition was approved. 

Propsed Amendments to the ASA Code of Ethics

The Code of Professional Ethics revision proposal was approved. 

 

2018 Section Election Results

Aging and the Life Course

Chair-Elect

Toni Calasanti, Virginia Tech

At-Large Council Member
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Patricia A. Thomas, Purdue University

                Mieke Beth Thomeer, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Student Representative
Two-year term begins in 2018

                Phillip Cantu, University of Texas at Austin

Alcohol, Drugs, and Tobacco

Chair-Elect
Two-year term begins in 2018

                Dina Perrone, California State University, Long Beach

Council Member
Two-year term begins in 2018

                Lindsey Richardson, University of British Columbia

 

Altruism, Morality, and Social Solidarity

Chair-Elect
One-year term begins in 2018

                Kraig Beyerlain, University of Notre Dame

Secretary/Treasurer
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Sarah Harkness, University of Iowa

Council Members 
Two-year term begins in 2018

                Chaeyoon Lim, University of Wisconsin, Madison

                Matthew Baggetta, Indiana University

                Dana Moss, University of Pittsburgh

Student Representative
One-year term begins in 2018

                Amanda Barrett Cox, University of Pennsylvania

                Sophia Boutilier, Stony Brook University

Student Representative
Two-year term begins in 2018

                Michael Wood, University of Notre Dame

 

Animals and Society

Chair-Elect
One-year term begins in 2018

                Corey Wrenn, Monmouth University

Secretary/Treasurer
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Stephen Vrla, Michigan State University

Council Member
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Andrea Laurent-Simpson, Southern Methodist University

                Cameron Thomas Whitley, Rutgers University, Camden

 

Asia and Asian America

Chair-Elect
One-year term begins in 2018

                Xiaoling Shu, University of California, Davis

Secretary/Treasurer
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Jennifer Jihye Chun, University of Toronto

Council Members 
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Kelly H. Chong
                Jerry Park, Baylor University

Student Representative
One-year term begins in 2018

                Carolyn Choi, University of Southern California

Proposed Amendment to Bylaws

                The bylaws amendment proposal was approved.

Children and Youth

Chair-Elect
One-year term begins in 2018

                Anna Mueller, University of Chicago

Secretary/Treasurer
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Seth Abrutyn, University of British Columbia

Council Members
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Hyeyoung Kwon, Indiana University
                Margaret Hagerman, Mississippi State University

Student Council Representative
Two-year term begins in 2018

                Lilla Pivnick, University of Texas, Austin

Proposed Dues Change

Section members voted to approve a reduction of regular section member dues from $14 to $12 and student section member dues from $6 to $5. Changes will take effect starting the 2019 membership year.

 

Collective Behavior and Social Movements

Chair-Elect
One-year term begins in 2018

                Tina Fetner, McMaster University

Secretary/Treasurer
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Dana R. Fisher, University of Maryland

Council Member
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Dina G. Okamoto, Indiana University
                Selina Gallo-Cruz, College of the Holy Cross

Mentoring Committee
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Caroline Lee, Lafayette College

Workshop Committee
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Nicole Fox, California State University

Nominations Committee
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Joyce Bell, University of Minnesota

Publications Committee
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Thomas Maher, Purdue University

Membership, Diversity, and Inclusion
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Daisy Verduzco Reyes, University of Connecticut
                Edelina Burciaga, University of Colorado, Denver
                Kelsy Kretschmer, Oregon State University

 

Communication, Information Technologies, and Media Sociology

Chair-Elect
One-year term begins in 2018

                Anabel Quan-Haase, Western University

Nominations Committee
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Jeffrey Lane, Rutgers University

 

Community and Urban Sociology

Chair-Elect
One-year term begins in 2018

                Japonica Brown-Saracino, Boston University

Council Members
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Alexandra Murphy, University of Michigan

                Zaire Dinzey-Flores, Rutgers University

Publications Committee
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Rachael Woldoff, West Virginia University

                Marcus Hunter, University of California, Los Angeles

                Krista Paulsen, University of North Florida

Student Council Members
One-year term begins in 2018

                Elaina Johns-Wolfe, University of Cincinati

 

Comparative-Historical Sociology

Chair-Elect
One-year term begins in 2018

                Anthony S. Chen, Northwestern University

Council Member
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Cybelle Fox, University of California, Berkeley
                Josh Pacewicz

 

Crime, Law, and Deviance

Chair-Elect
One-year term

                Sara Wakefield, Rutgers University, Newark

Council Members
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Bianca Bersani, University of Massachusetts, Boston
                Amanda Armenta, University of Pennsylvania

 

Disability in Society

Chair-Elect
One-year term begins in 2018

                Tom Gerschick, Illinois State University

Secretary/Treasurer-Elect
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Robyn Brown, University of Kentucky

Membership Chair
Two-year term begins in 2018

                Diane Shinberg, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Publicity Chair
Two-year term begins in 2018

                Kenzie Latham-Mintus, Indiana University, Purdue University Indianapolis

Program Chair
Two-year term begins in 2018

                Justine Eggner, University of South Florida

Graduate Student Representatives
Two-year term begins in 2018

                Brittney Miles, University of Cincinnati

 

Economic Sociology

Chair-Elect
One-year term begins in 2018

                Emily Barman, Boston University

Council Member
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Daniel Fridman, University of Texas, Austin

                Elena Obukhova, McGill University

Student Council Representative
Two-year term begins in 2018

                Alexandra (Lexi) Gervis, Rutgers University

 

Environmental Sociology

Chair-Elect
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Jill Harrison, University of Colorado, Boulder

Secretary -Elect
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Hannah Holleman, Amherst College

Policy and Research Committee Chair
Two-year term begins in 2018

                John Zinda, Cornell University

Nominations Chair-Elect
Two-year term begins in 2018

                Tracy Perkins, Howard University

Publications Committee Chair
Two-year term begins in 2018

                Joshua Sbicca, Colorado State University

Council Members-at-Large
Two-year term begins in 2018

                Emily Huddart Kennedy, University of British Columbia

Council Member, Student
Two-year term begins in 2018

                Apollonya Maria Porcelli, Brown University

Digital Communications Committee Co-Chair
Two-year term begins in 2018

                Nathan Lindstedt, Washington State University
                Justin Sean Myers, Marist College

 

Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis

Co-Chair
Two-year term begins in 2018

                Anne Warfield Rawls, Bentley University and University of Siegen
                Morana Alac, University of California, San Diego

Council Members
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Sarah Hitzler, Bielefeld University
                Kevin Whitehead, University of California, Santa Barabara

 

Evolution, Biology, and Society

Chair-Elect
One-year term begins in 2018

                Russell Schutt, University of Massachusetts, Boston

Council
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Dawn T. Robinson, University of Georgia
                Kevin McCaffree, University of North Texas
                Joseph Dippong, University of North Carolina, Charlotte

 

Family

Chair-Elect
One-year term begins in 2018

                Kelly Raley, University of Texas-Austin

Secretary/Treasurer
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Sarah Damaske, Pennsylvania State University

Council Member
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Jessica Halliday Hardie, Hunter College, City University of New York
                Fenaba Addo, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Council Member, Student
Two-year term begins in 2018

                Kara Takasaki, University of Texas, Austin

Proposed Amendment to Bylaws

                The bylaws amendment proposal was approved.

 

Global and Transnational Sociology

Chair-Elect
One-year term begins in 2018

                Michael Kennedy, Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, Brown University

Secretary/Treasurer
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Monika Krause, London School of Economics

Council Member
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Smitha Radhakrishnan, Wellesley College
                Jeong-Woo Koo, Sungkyunkwan University

Student Representative
One-year term begins in 2018

                Orla Kelly, Graduate Student, Boston College

 

History of Sociology

Chair-Elect
One-year term

                Gillian (Jill) Niebrugge-Brantley, George Washington University

Council Member, Student
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Taylor Paige Winfield, Princeton University

Council Members (3 year term)
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Martin Bulmer, University of Surrey, UK
                Lauren Langman, Loyola University of Chicago
                Simonetta Falasca-Zamponi, University of California, Santa Barbara

 

Inequality, Poverty, and Mobility

Chair-Elect
Three-year term begins in 2018

                David Brady, University of California, Riverside

Council Members 
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Emily Rauscher, University of Kansas
                Siwei Cheng, New York University

 

International Migration

Chair-Elect
One-year term begins in 2018

                Rubén Hernández-León, University of California, Los Angeles

Council Member
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Amy Hsin, Queens College, City University of New York
                Jennifer Jones, University of Notre Dame

Graduate Student Representatives

One-year term begins in 2018

                Andrea Gómez Cervantes, University of Kansas

 

Labor and Labor Movements

Chair-Elect
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Gay Seidman, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Council Member
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Vanessa Ribas, University of California, San Diego

Student Representative
Two-year term begins in 2018

                Amelia Fortunato, Graduate Center, City University of New York

Proposed Dues Change

                Section members voted to approve an increase of regular section member dues from $10 to $12. Annual dues for student and low-oncome members will remain unchanged at $5 and $10 respectively. Changes will take effect starting the 2019 membership year.

 

Latina/o Sociology

Chair-Elect
One-year term begins in 2018

                Ruth Enid Zambrana, University of Maryland, College Park

Council Member
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Laura Enriquez, University of California, Irvine
                Angela S. García, University of Chicago

Student Representatives
One-year term begins in 2018

                Uriel Serrano, University of California, Santa Cruz
                Mario Alberto Espinoza, University of California, Santa Barbara

 

Marxist Sociology

Chair-Elect
One-year term begins in 2018

Allison Hurst, Oregon State University

Council Member
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Crystal Jackson, John Jay College, City University of New York
                Lorna Zukas, National University

Proposed Amendment to Bylaws

                The bylaws amendment proposal was approved.

 

Mathematical Sociology

Chair-Elect
Three-year term begins in 2018

                James Kitts, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Secretary/Treasurer
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Zack W. Almquist, University of Minnesota

Student Representative
One-year term begins in 2018

                Cassie McMillan, Pennsylvania State University

Council Members
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Anthony Paik, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
                Pamela Emanuelson, North Dakota State University

 

Medical Sociology

Chair-Elect
One-year term begins in 2018

                Deborah Carr, Boston University

Secretary/Treasurer-Elect
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Miranda Waggoner, Florida State University

Council Member
Two-year term begins in 2018

                Patricia P. Rieker, Boston University

Student Council Members
Two-year term begins in 2018

                Aalap Bommaraju, University of Cincinnati

Health Policy and Research Committee Chair
Two-year term begins in 2018

                Shannon Monnat, Syracuse University

Membership Chair
Two-year term begins in 2018

                Robyn Brown, University of Kentucky

Nominations Committee Chair-Elect
One-year term begins in 2018

                Jennifer Karas Montez, Syracuse University

Nominations Committee
One-year term begins in 2018

                Tania Jenkins, Temple University
                Courtney Boen, University of Pennsylvania

Nominations Committee, Student Member
One-year term begins in 2018

                Lauren Olsen, University of California, San Diego

Proposed Amendment to Bylaws

                The bylaws amendment proposal was approved.

 

Methodology

Council
Two-year term begins in 2018

                Elizabeth Bruch, University of Michigan
                John Robert Warren, University of Minnesota

Graduate Student Representative
Two-year term begins in 2018

                Taylor Brown, Duke University

 

Organizations, Occupations, and Work

Council Member
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Nina Bandeli, University of California, Irvine
                Tim Bartley, Washington University, St. Louis

Chair-Elect
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Michael Sauder, University of Iowa

Secretary/Treasurer
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Giacomo Negro, Emory University

Proposed Amendment to Bylaws

                The bylaws amendment proposal was approved.

 

Peace, War, and Social Conflict

Chair-Elect
One-year term begins in 2018

                Steve Carlton-Ford, University of Cincinnati

Secretary/Treasurer
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Scott Landes, Syracuse University

Council Members 
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Lisa Hajjar, University of California, Santa Barbara
                Michelle Gawerc, Loyola University Maryland

Graduate Student Member
One-year term

                Marian Azab, University of New Mexico

 

Political Economy of the World-System

Chair
Three-year term begins in 2018

  Tanya Boza

Chair
Three-year term begins in 2019

  Jennifer B. Mendez

Secretary/Treasurer
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Bill Winders, Georgia Tech

Council Member
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Kelly Austin, Lehigh University
                Jordanna Matlon, American University

Student Representative
Two-year term begins in 2018

                Sarah Manski, University of California, Santa Barbara

 

Political Sociology

Secretary/Treasurer
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Stephanie Mudge, University of California, Davis

Chair
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Richard Lachmann, State University of New York, Albany

Council Member
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Rachel Best, University of Michigan
                David Brady, University of California, Riverside

Proposed Amendment to Bylaws

                The bylaws amendment proposal was approved.

 

Race, Gender, and Class

Chair-Elect
One-year term begins in 2018

                Kristin Barber, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

Council Member
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Queen Zabriskie, New College
                Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve, Temple University and the American Bar Foundation

 

Racial and Ethnic Minorities

Chair-Elect
One-year term begins in 2018

                Wendy Roth, University of British Columbia

Council Member
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Victor Ray
                San Juanita García, University of California, Riverside

Publications Committee
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Wendy Leo Moore, Texas A&M University
                Saher Selod, Simmons College

Graduate Student Representative

One-year term begins in 2018

                Kevin Zevallos, University of Connecticut

 

Rationality and Society

Chair-Elect
One-year term begins in 2018

                Pamela Emanuelson, North Dakota State University

Secretary/Treasurer
Two-year term begins in 2018

                Masayuki Kanai, Senshu University

Council Member
Two-year term begins in 2018

                Emily Erikson, Yale University

 

Science, Knowledge, and Technology

Council Member
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Joanna Kempner, Rutgers University
                Kate Darling, Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics

Council Member, Student
Two-year term begins in 2018

                Emily Vasquez, Columbia Univeristy

Proposed Amendment to Bylaws

                The bylaws amendment proposal was approved.

 

Social Psychology

Chair-Elect
One-year term begins in 2018

                Richard Serpe, Kent State University

Council Members (3 year term)
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Gretchen Peterson, University of Memphis
                Jenny Davis, Australian National University

Student Council Members
Two-year term begins in 2018

                Maria C. Ramos, Duke University

 

Sociological Practice and Public Sociology

Chair-Elect
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Augie Diana, National Institutes of Health

Council Members 
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Beth Mattingly, Carsey School of Public Policy, University of New Hampshire, and Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality
                Karen Stein, Westat
                Margaret McGladrey, University of Kentucky

Graduate Student Members
Two-year term begins in 2018

                Rose Malinowski Weingartner, University of Maryland

Proposed Amendment to Bylaws

                The bylaws amendment proposal was approved.

 

Sociology of Body and Embodiment

Chair-Elect
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Mary Nell Trautner, University at Buffalo, State University of New York

Graduate Student Member
One-year term begins in 2018

                Anne Marie Champagne, Yale University
                Rayanne Streeter, Virginia Tech

Council Members (3 year term)
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Piper Sledge, Bryn Mawr College
                Jennifer Haskin, Arizona State University

 

Sociology of Consumers and Consumption

Chair-Elect
One-year term begins in 2018

                Richard Ocejo, John Jay College and The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Council Member
Two-year term begins in 2018

                Victoria Reyes, University of California, Riverside

                Yasemin Besen-Cassino, Montclair State University

 

Sociology of Culture

Chair-Elect
Two-year term begins in 2018

               Allison Pugh, University of Virginia

Council Member
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Victoria Reyes, University of California, Riverside

                Gabriel Abend, New York University

Student Representative
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Joanna Pepin, University of Maryland

 

Sociology of Development

Chair-Elect
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Jennifer Keahey, Arizona State University

Secretary/Treasurer
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Jennifer Hsu, University of Alberta

Council Member
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Margaret Frye, Princeton University
                Joseph Harris, Boston University

Council Member, Student
One-year term begins in 2018

                Karin Johnson, University of California, Riverside

Proposed Amendment to Bylaws

                The bylaws amendment proposal was approved.

 

Sociology of Education

Chair-Elect
One-year term begins in 2018

                Karolyn Tyson, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Council Member
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Kendra Bischoff, Cornell University
                Yasmiyn Irizarry, University of Texas, Austin

Council Member, Student
One-year term begins in 2018

                Anthony Hernandez, University of Wisconsin, Madison

 

Sociology of Emotions

Chair-Elect
One-year term begins in 2018

                Alison Bianchi, University of Iowa

Student Representative
One-year term begins in 2018

                Amelia Blume, University of Arizona

 

Sociology of Human Rights

Chair-Elect
One-year term begins in 2018

                Elizabeth Heger Boyle, University of Minnesota

Council Members (3 year term)
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Tianna Paschel, University of California, Berkeley
                Hollie Hyseth Brehm, The Ohio State University

Student Representative
Two-year term begins in 2018

                Jeffery Swindle, University of Michigan

 

Sociology of Law

Chair-Elect
One-year term begins in 2018

                Ronit Dinovitzer, University of Toronto

Council Member
Two-year term begins in 2018

                Sarah Brayne, University of Texas, Austin
                Liz Chiarello, Saint Louis University
                Trevor Hoppe, University at Albany, State University of New York

Council Member, Student
One-year term begins in 2018

                Talia Shiff, Northwestern University

 

Sociology of Mental Health

Chair-Elect
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Kristen Marcussen, Kent State University

Nominations Committee Chair
Two-year term begins in 2018

                Lijun Song, Vanderbilt University

Awards Committee Chair
Two-year term begins in 2018

                Teresa Scheid, University of North Carolina, Charlotte

Student Member
Two-year term begins in 2018

                Tanya Rouleau Whitworth, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Proposed Amendment to Bylaws

                The bylaws amendment proposal was approved.

 

Sociology of Population

Chair-Elect
One-year term begins in 2018

                Jennifer Van Hook, Pennsylvania State University

Council Members
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Jenna Nobles, University of Wisconsin, Madison
                Kara Joyner, Bowling Green State University

Secretary/Treasurer
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Reanne Frank, The Ohio State University

Student Representative
Two-year term begins in 2018

                Youngmin Yi, Cornell University

 

Sociology of Religion

Chair-Elect
One-year term begins in 2018

                Lisa Pearce, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Council
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Ruth Braunstein, University of Connecticut
                Samuel Perry, University of Oklahoma

 

Sociology of Sex and Gender

Chair-Elect
One-year term begins in 2018

                Sara Crawley, University of South Florida

Council Member
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Gerogiann Davis, University of Nevada, Los Vegas
                Katie Acosta, Georia State University
                Jennifer Carlson, University of Arizona

Student Council Members
Two-year term begins in 2018

                Praveena Lakshmanan, Michigan State University

 

Sociology of Sexualities

Chair-Elect
One-year term begins in 2018

                Tey Meadow, Columbia University

Council Member
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Shantel Gabrieal Buggs, Florida State University
                Kate Averett, University at Albany, State University of New York

Student Representative
One-year term begins in 2018

                Emma Mishel, New York University
                Apoorva Ghosh, University of California, Irvine

 

Teaching and Learning in Sociology

Chair-Elect
One-year term begins in 2018

                Alison Better, Kingsborough Community

Council Member (University)
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Sarah Epplen, Minnesota State University, Mankato

Council Member (4-Year School)
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Elizabeth Borland, The College of New Jersey

Council Member (Community College)
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Megan Allen, Blue Ridge Community and Technical College

Graduate Student Representative
Two-year term begins in 2018

                Jacobs Wayne Hammond, Washington State University

Secretary/Treasurer
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Stacy Evans, Berkshire Community College

 

Theory

Chair
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Greta Krippner, University of Michigan

Council Member
Three-year term begins in 2018

                Monika Krause, London School of Economics
                Aliza Luft, University of California, Los Angeles

Proposed Amendment to Bylaws

                The bylaws amendment proposal was approved