American Sociological Association

Comparative-Historical Sociology

The purpose of the Section on Comparative-Historical Sociology is to promote research and teaching on cross-national variation and the temporal dimensions of social life. Section members represent a wide range of theoretical perspectives and methodological approaches, and are thematically likewise diverse in orientation.

Section Officers & Council


Chair: Fatma Muge Gocek, University of Michigan 2019
Chair-Elect: Anthony S. Chen, Northwestern University 2019
Past Chair: George Steinmetz, University of Michigan 2019
Section Secretary/Treasurer: Damon Mayrl, Colby College 2020
Student Representative: Sara Jean Tomczuk, University of Washington 2019

Section Council

Tasleem Juana Padamsee, Ohio State University 2019
Melissa J. Wilde, University of Pennsylvania 2019
Barry Eidlin, McGill University 2020
Fiona Greenland, University of Virginia 2020
Cybelle Fox, UC Berkeley 2021
Josh Pacewicz, Brown University 2021

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