American Sociological Association

Sociology of Culture

The purpose of the Section on Sociology of Culture is to encourage development of this perspective through the organized interchange of ideas and research. The Section on Culture considers material products, ideas, and symbolic means and their relation to social behavior.

Section Officers & Council


Chair: Omar A. Lizardo, University of California, Los Angeles 2019
Chair-Elect: Allison Pugh, University of Virginia 2019
Past Chair: Ronald N. Jacobs, University at Albany 2019
Chief Operating Officer: Ruth Braunstein, University of Connecticut 2020
Student Representative: Ande Reisman, University of Washington 2019
Student Representative: Joanna Pepin, University of Texas - Austin 2021

Section Council

Aneesh Aneesh, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee 2019
Elizabeth A. Armstrong, University of Michigan 2019
Patricia A. Banks, Mount Holyoke 2020
Ming-Cheng M. Lo, University of California-Davis 2020
Victoria Reyes, University of California, Riverside 2021
Gabriel Abend, New York University 2021

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