American Sociological Association

Sociology of Sex and Gender

The purpose of the Section on Sociology of Sex and Gender is to encourage research and curriculum development on the organized patterns of gendered social relations and sexuality. The Section examines face-to-face interaction, political processes, culture and mass media, the medical, judicial, and educational systems.

Section Officers & Council


Chair: Abigail C. Saguy, University of California-Los Angeles 2019
Chair-Elect: Sara L. Crawley, University of South Florida 2019
Past Chair: Mary Blair-Loy, University of California-San Diego 2019
Section Secretary/Treasurer: Laurel Westbrook, Grand Valley State University 2020
Student Representative: LaToya Council, University of Southern California 2019
Student Representative: Praveena Lakshmanan, Michigan State University 2020
Section Webmaster: Morgan Carey Matthews, University of Wisconsin-Madison 2025

Section Council

Kristen Barber, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale 2019
Sanyu A. Mojola, Princeton University 2019
Fareen Parvez, University of Massachusetts-Amherst 2019
Erin A. Cech, University of Michigan 2020
Caitlyn Collins, Washington University in St. Louis 2020
Katie Linette Acosta, Georgia State University 2021
Jennifer Carlson, University of Arizona 2021
Georgiann Davis, University of Nevada-Las Vegas 2021

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