American Sociological Association

Economic Sociology

The purpose of the Section on Economic Sociology is to promote the sociological study of the production, distribution, exchange, and consumption of scarce goods and services. It does so by facilitating the exchange of ideas, information, and resources among economic sociologists, by stimulating research on matters of both theoretical and policy interest, by assisting the education of undergraduate and graduate students, and by communicating research findings to policy makers and other external audiences.

Section Officers & Council


Chair: Sarah Louise Babb, Boston College 2019
Chair-Elect: Emily A. Barman, Boston University 2019
Past Chair: Frederick F. Wherry, Princeton University 2019
Section Secretary/Treasurer: Rachel E. Dwyer, Ohio State University 2019
Student Representative: Alexandra Chase Gervis, Rutgers University 2020

Section Council

Nitsan Chorev, Brown University 2019
Emily Anne Erikson, Yale University 2019
Alexandra Kalev, Tel Aviv University 2020
Jeffrey J. Sallaz, University of Arizona 2020
Daniel G. Fridman, University of Texas - Austin 2021
Elena Obukhova, McGill University 2021

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