American Sociological Association

Sociological Practice and Public Sociology

The purpose of the Section on Sociological Practice and Public Sociology is to advance sociologically-informed research and practice, to further public discussion of sociological issues, and to promote the use of sociology to inform public policy.

Section Officers & Council


Chair: Leslie Hossfeld, Clemson University 2019
Chair-Elect: Augusto Diana, Dept. Health & Human Services 2019
Past Chair: Melissa S. Fry, Indiana University Southeast 2019
Section Secretary/Treasurer: Katie Kerstetter, George Mason University 2019
Student Representative: Rose Malinowski Weingartner, 2020

Section Council

Caren Arbeit, RTI International 2019
Douglas Klayman, Social Dynamics, LLC 2019
Catherine Mobley, Clemson University 2019
Angela A. Aidala, Columbia University 2020
Mindy L. Fried, Arbor Consulting Partners 2020
Jon R. Norman, Carnegie Foundation for Advancement of Teaching 2020
Marybeth J. Mattingly, Univ. of New Hampshire and Stanford University 2021
Margaret McGladrey, Tufts University 2021
Karen Stein, Westat 2021

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