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Advisory Committees
Award Selection Committees
Constitutional Committees
Editorial Boards
Status Committees
Task Forces




Advisory Committees

Fund for the Advancement of the Discipline
Kathleen M. Blee
Eduardo Bonilla-Silva
Esther Ngan-ling Chow
Jennifer L. Glass
Rhonda F. Levine
Caroline Hodges Persell
Roberta M. Spalter-Roth, ASA Staff Liaison
Min Zhou


Honors Program Advisory Panel
Susan Alexander br> Steven E. Barkan
Patrick J. W. McGinty
Mercedes Rubio, ASA Staff Liaison
Gregory L. Weiss


Minority Fellowship Advsiory Panel
Rebecca G. Adams, Council Liaison
Ronald J. Angel
Tony N. Brown
Lana D. Harrison
Stephani Hatch
Jane D. McLeod
Mercedes Rubio, ASA Staff Liaison
Rogelio Saenz
C. Matthew Snipp


Student Forum Advisory Board
Pamela C. Brown-Laurenceau
Cassandra S. Crawford
Louis Esparza
Delores A. Forbes-Edelen
Teddy E. Kardash
Yi Li
Andrea D. Miller
Alexis Redi Pankey

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Award Selection Committees

Career of Distinguished Scholarship Award
Richard D. Alba
Kevin B. Anderson
Donald Cunnigen
G. William Domhoff, Chair
Naomi Gerstel
Edward Murguia
Amy S. Wharton
Maurice Zeitlin


Dissertation Award Selection Committee
Denise D. Bielby
David L. Brunsma
Dalton Conley
David B. Grusky, Chair
Douglas V. Porpora
VIncent J. Roscigno
Joel Smith
Alan Jay Spector
Edward A. Tiryakian
Donald Tomaskovic-Devey
John C. Torpey


Distinguished Career Award for the Practice of Sociology
Rose Brewer
Jose Zapata Calderon
John B. Foster
Walda Katz-Fishman
Jayati Lal
Lynn Weber


Distinguished Contributions to Teaching Award
Maxine P. Atkinson
Leonard G. Berkey
Scott Coltrane
Joseph F. Donnermeyer
Anne Frances Eisenberg
Reuben A. Buford May
Idee Winfield


Distinguished Scholarly Publication Award
Margaret L. Andersen, Chair
Bernice McNair Barnett
Mounira Maya Charrad
Charles Kadushin
Marietta Morrissey
Angela M. O'Rand
Kathleen Schwartzman
Ann R. Tickamyer
Robert Zussman


DuBois-Johnson-Frazier Award
Hayward Derrick Horton
Carole C. Marks
David Pellow
Mary Romero
Ruth N. Turley
Hernan Vera
Alford A. Young


Jessie Bernard Award
Cynthia D. Anderson
Rebecca Bach
Margaret May Chiin
Ann Goetting
Demie Kurz
Raka Ray, Chair
Marybeth C. Stalp
Verta A. Taylor
Catherine Zimmer


Public Understanding of Sociology Award

Cynthia Deitch
Alice Fothergill
Derek Greenfield
Richard M. Levinson
Wornie L. Reed
Barbara Jane Risman
Michael Schudson

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Constitutional (Standing) Committees

Committee on Awards
Esther Ngan-ling Chow, Chair (9/1/2004 - 8/15/2005)
Elizabeth Higginbotham (1/1/2003 - 12/31/2005)
Carol A. Jenkins (1/1/2004 - 12/31/2006>
Michele Lamont (1/1/2005 - 12/31/2007)
Nan Lin, Chair-Elect (9/1/2003 - 8/7/2006)
Michael Murphy, ASA Staff Liaison
Bruce Western (9/1/2004 - 8/13/2007)
Charles V. Willie (1/1/2003 - 12/31/2005)


Committee on Committees
Sharon Hays
Hank Johnston
Anna Karpathakis
Patricia Yancey Martin
Michael Murphy, ASA Staff Liaison
Additional members will be elected in the spring 2005 election.


Committee on the Executive Office and Budget (EOB)
Wendy Baldwin, University of Kentucky
Michael Burawoy, University of California - Berkeley
Lois B. DeFleur, Binghamton University
Paul J. DiMaggio, Princeton University
Troy Duster, New York University
Cynthia Fuchs Epstein, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences
Sally T. Hillsman, ASA Executive Officer
Franklin D. Wilson (Chair), University of Wisconsin - Madison


Committee on Nominations
Scott Coltrane
Susan Eckstein
Cheryl Townsend Gilkes
Michael Murphy, ASA Staff Liaison
Irene Padavic
David T. Takeuchi
Additional members will be elected in the spring 2005 election.


Committee on Professional Ethics (COPE)
Sally T. Hillsman, ASA Staff Liaison
Thomas C. Hood
Roberta Lessor
Rolf Meyersohn
Diane Pike (Chair)
Enrique S. Pumar
James T. Richardson
Martin Sanchez-Jankowski
Sarah Sobieraj
Theodore C. Wagenaar (Chair-Elect)


Committee on Publications
Christine E. Bose
Daniel B. Cornfield
Troy Duster, New York University
Karen Edward, ASA Staff Liaison Carol Heimer (Chair)
Judith A. Howard
Brian Powell
Franklin D. Wilson
Erik Olin Wright


Committee on Sections
Carol S. Aneshensel, University of California - Los Angeles
Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, Texas A&M University
Wava G. Haney, University of Wisconsin Colleges
Patricia Madoo Lengermann, George Washington University
Michael Murphy, ASA Staff Liaison
Anna Shola Orloff (Council Liaison), Northwestern University
Silvia Pedraza, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Barry Wellman, University of Toronto
Rhys H. Williams (Chair), University of Cincinnati


2004-2005 Council
Rebecca G. Adams, University of North Carolina - Greensboro
Kathleen M. Blee, University of Pittsburg
Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, Texas A&M University
Michael Burawoy (Immediate Past President), University of California - Berkeley
Esther Ngan-ling Chow, American University
Troy Duster (President), New York University
Cynthia Fuchs Epstein (President-Elect), Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences
Jennifer L. Glass, University of Iowa
Deborah K. King, Dartmouth College
Rhonda F. Levine, Colgate College
Nan Lin, Duke University
Ann Shola Orloff, Northwestern University
Caroline Hodges Persell (Vice President), New York University
Bernice A. Pescosolido, Indiana University
Lynn Smith-Lovin (Vice President-Elect), Duke University


2005 Program Committee
Janet Astner, ASA Staff Liaison
Judith D. Auerbach, American Foundation for AIDS Research
Patricia Hill Collins, University of Cincinnati
Troy Duster (Chair), New York University
Joan H. Fujimura, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Sally T. Hillsman, ASA Executive Officer
Arne L. Kalleberg, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Ronald A. Lembo, Amherst College
Caroline Hodges Persell, New York University
Jill Quadagno, Florida State University
Barbara Jane Risman, North Carolina State University
David Wellman, University of California - Santa Cruz
Franklin D. Wilson, University of Wisconsin - Madison


2006 Program Committee
Janet L. Astner, ASA Staff Liaison
Paul J. DiMaggio, Princeton University
Mitchell Duneier, CUNY Graduate Center
Cynthia Fuchs Epstein (Chair), Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences
Joan H. Fujimura, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Sally T. Hillsman, ASA Executive Officer
Kareem D. Jenkins, ASA Staff Liaison
Michele Lamont, Harvard University
Ronald A. Lembo, Amherst College
Valentine M. Moghadam, UNESCO
Mari Simonen, United Nations Population Fund
Lynn Smith-Lovin, Duke University
Edward E. Telles, University of California - Los Angeles
Steven Vallas, George Mason University
Franklin D. Wilson, University of Wisconsin - Madison


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Editorial Boards

American Sociological Review Editorial Board

Neuma Aguiar
Michael Patrick Allen
Paul D. Allison
Olga Amsterdamska
Mary Blair-Loy
Richard James Breen
Andrew J Cherlin
Rodney D. Coates
Randall Collins
Robert D. Crutchfield
Gerald F. Davis
Marlese Durr
Gosta Esping-Andersen
George Farkas
Scott L. Feld
Roberto M. Fernandez
Myra Marx Ferree Deputy Editor (1/1/2004 - 12/31/2006)
Jeremy Freese
Theodore P. Gerber
Kathleen Gerson
Thomas B. Gold
Frances K. Goldscheider
Margaret Eleanor Greene
Mauro F. Guillen
Jerry A. Jacobs, Editor (1/1/2004 - 12/31/2006)
Grace Kao
Karin D. Knorr Cetina
Jennifer Lee
Ching Kwan Lee
Charles Lemert
Michael J. Lovaglia
Jeff Manza
Leslie McCall
Miller McPherson
Cecilia Menjivar
Steven F. Messner
Debra Minkoff
Mignon R. Moore
Dina G. Okamoto
Joel Podolny
Townsand Price-Spratlen
Robert D. Putnam
Zhenchao Qian
Jill Quadagno
Francisco O. Ramirez
Sharyn L. Roach Anleu
Robert Victor Robinson
Virginia E. Rutter
Steven Rytina
Magali Sarfatti-Larson
Pepper J. Schwartz
Darren E. Sherkat
Robin W. Simon
Lala Carr Steelman
Pamela S. Tolbert
Robin E. Wagner-Pacifici
Michael E. Wallace
Xiaohe Xu
Patricia Yancey Martin
Ezra W. Zuckerman


City and Community Editorial Board
Anthony M. Orum, Editor (1/1/2002 - 12/31/2005)

Contemporary Sociology Editorial Board
Delores P. Aldridge
Juan J. Battle
Rick Fantasia
Joshua Gamson
Cheryl Townsend Gilkes
Cedric Herring
Hayward Derrick Horton
Valerie Jenness
Nazli Kibria
Anthony J. Lemelle
Ivan Light
David J. Maume
JoAnn Miller, Editor (1/1/2001 - 12/31/2005)
Joane Nagel
Silvia Pedraza
Robert Perrucci, Editor (1/1/2001 - 12/31/2005)
Anne Warfield Rawls
Vincent J. Roscigno
David A. Smith, Editor-Elect (1/1/2005 - 12/31/2005)
Suzanne Staggenborg
Judith Stepan-Norris, Editor-Elect (1/1/2005 - 12/31/2005)
Randy Stoecker
Chris Tilly
Jeffery T. Ulmer
Steven Vallas
Rhys H. Williams


Contexts Editorial Board
Patricia A. Adler
Elijah Anderson
Denise D. Bielby
Craig Calhoun
Barbara L. Carter
Mark Chaves
Lee Clarke
Patricia Hill Collins
Jean Comaroff
Dalton Conley
Donatella Della Porta
Paul J. DiMaggio
Mitchell Duneier
Riley E. Dunlap
David L. Featherman
Gary Alan Fine
Frank F. Furstenberg
Jeff Goodwin, Editor (1/1/2005 - 12/31/2007)
David B. Grusky
David R. Harris
Anthony Heath
Ruth Horowitz
James M. Jasper, Editor (1/1/2005 - 12/31/2007)
Philip Kasinitz
Michael Kimmel
Eric Klinenberg
Charles Kurzman
Annette Lareau
Jennifer Lee
Barrett Lee
John Lie
Jane Mansbridge
Kevin McDonald
Douglas C. Mitchell
Mary E. Pattillo
Naomi Schneider
Michael Schudson
Yehouda Shenhav
Theda Skocpol
Sandra S. Smith
Sudhir A. Venkatesh
Linda J. Waite
Susan Cotts Watkins
Amy S. Wharton
Lawrence L. Wu


Journal of Health and Social Behavior Editorial Board
David Almeida
Jacqueline L. Angel
William R. Avison
Chloe E. Bird
Phil Brown
Tony N. Brown
Kathy Charmaz
Chiquita Collins
Peter Conrad
Margaret E. Ensminger
Kenneth F. Ferraro
Theodore Fuller
Fred Hafferty, Deputy Editor (1/1/2005 - 12/31/2007)
Madonna Harrington Meyer
Robert A. Hummer
Ellen Idler
Corey L. M. Keyes
Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld
Allen J. LeBlanc
Andrew S. London
Bill Magee
Richard A. Miech
Samuel Noh
Suzanne T. Ortega
Eliza K Pavalko, Deputy Editor (1/1/2005 - 12/31/2007)
Jo C. Phelan
Cynthia Ann Robbins
Scott Schieman
Jason Schnittker
David T. Takeuchi
Peggy A. Thoits, Editor (1/1/2005 - 12/31/2007)
Stefan Timmermans
R. Jay Turner
Karen T. Van Gundy
Elaine Wethington
Helene Raskin White
Kristi L. Williams Nicholas H. Wolfinger


Rose Series in Sociology Editorial Board
Douglas L. Anderton, Editor (1/1/2001 - 12/31/2005)
Said Amir Arjomand, Editor-Elect (1/1/2005 - 12/31/2005)
Javier Auyero, Editor-Elect (1/1/2005 - 12/31/2005)
Karen Barkey
Diane Barthel-Bouchier, Editor-Elect (1/1/2005 - 12/31/2005)
Frank D. Bean
Howard S. Becker
Cynthia J Bogard, Editor-Elect (1/1/2005 - 12/31/2005)
Charles L. Bosk
Dan Clawson, Editor (1/1/2000 - 12/31/2005)
Maxine Craig
Frank Dobbin
Peter B. Evans
Sally K. Gallagher
Naomi Gerstel, Editor (1/1/2000 - 12/31/2005)
Evelyn Nakano Glenn
Sharon Hays
Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo
Miliann Kang
Michael Kimmel, Editor-Elect (1/1/2005 - 12/31/2005)
Nicole P. Marwell
Douglas McAdam
Joya Misra, Editor (1/1/2001 - 12/31/2005)
Mark Mizruchi
Jan P. Nederveen Pieterse
Margaret K. Nelson
Katherine Shelley Newman
Francesca Polletta
Harriet B. Presser
Jyoti Puri
Naomi Rosenthal, Editor-Elect (1/1/2005 - 12/31/2005)
William G. Roy
Deirdre Royster
Rogelio Saenz
Michael Schwartz, Editor-Elect (1/1/2005 - 12/31/2005)
Michael Schwartz
Rachel Sherman
Judith Stepan-Norris
Randall G. Stokes, Editor (1/1/2000 - 12/31/2005)
Ronald L. Taylor
Kim Voss
Jerry G. Watts
Julia C. Wrigley
Robert Wuthnow
Alford A. Young
Robert Zussman, Editor (1/1/2000 - 12/31/2005)


Social Psychology Editorial Board
Lawrence D. Bobo
Spencer Cahill, Editor (1/1/2004 - 12/31/2006)
Peter L. Callero
Martha Copp
Kay Deaux
Rebecca J. Erickson
Richard B. Felson
Michael G. Flaherty
Thomas E. Ford
Martha Foschi
Viktor Gecas
John Heritage
Matthew O. Hunt
Pamela Braboy Jackson
Cathryn Johnson
K. Jill Kiecolt
Bert Klandermans
Amy Kroska
Ruth Xiaoru Liu
Neil J. MacKinnon
Douglas W. Maynard
Melissa A. Milkie
Timothy J. Owens, Deputy Editor (1/1/2004 - 12/31/2006)
Toby L. Parcel
Dawn T. Robinson, Deputy Editor (1/1/2004 - 12/31/2006
Sarah Rosenfield
Michael L. Schwalbe
Jane Sell, Deputy Editor (1/1/2004 - 12/31/2006)
Anne Statham
Shane Thye
David R. Williams


Sociological Methodology Editorial Board
Suzanne M. Bianchi
Robert M. Emerson, Deputy Editor (1/1/2001 - 12/31/2006)
Katherine Faust
Larry J Griffin, Deputy Editor (1/1/2001 - 12/31/2006)
Patrick Heuveline
Tim Futing Liao
J. Scott Long
Martina Morris, Deputy Editor (1/1/2000 - 12/31/2006)
Pamela M. Paxton
Damon Jeremy Phillips
Ross M. Stolzenberg, Editor (1/1/2000 - 12/31/2006)
Jeroen Vermunt


Sociological Theory Editorial Board
Julia P. Adams, Editor (1/1/2005 - 12/31/2007)
Jeffrey C. Alexander, Editor (1/1/2005 - 12/31/2007)
Mabel Berezin
Richard G. Biernacki
Paul Colomy
Jennifer Earl
Mustafa Emirbayer
Ivan Ermakoff
Ron F. Eyerman, Editor (1/1/2005 - 12/31/2007)
Andreas Glaeser
Douglas J. Goodman
Philip S. Gorski, Editor (1/1/2005 - 12/31/2007)
Mark Gould
Neil L. Gross
Black Hawk Hancock
Ronald N. Jacobs
Guillermina Jasso
Krishan Kumar
Ann Mische
Barbara Anna Misztal
Cecilia L. Ridgeway
Giuseppe Sciortino
William Sewell
Philip Smith
Lynette Spillman
George Steinmetz
Kenneth A. Thompson
Henry A. Walker
Norbert F. Wiley
Christine L. Williams
France Winddance Twine
Robert Witkin
Viviana A. Zelizer


Sociology of Education Editorial Board
Sandra Acker
Karl Alexander, Editor (1/1/2003 - 12/31/2005)
Hanna Ayalon
Kathryn Borman
Claudia Buchmann
Scott Davies
Donna J. Eder
Patricia Gandara
Linda Grant, Deputy Editor (1/1/2003 - 12/31/2005)
Elizabeth Higginbotham
Charles Hirschman
Erin McNamara Horvat
Bradley Levinson
Patricia Marie McDonough
Stephen L. Morgan
Meredith Phillips
Suet-ling Pong, Deputy Editor (1/1/2003 - 12/31/2005)
Sean F. Reardon
Xue Lan Rong
Rubén G. Rumbaut
Russell W. Rumberger
Alan R. Sadovnik
Kathryn S. Schiller
Barbara Schneider, Editor-Elect (1/1/2005 - 12/31/2005)
Tony Tam
Karolyn Tyson
John Robert Warren
Regina E. Werum
Yu Xie


Teaching Sociology Editorial Board
Deborah A. Abowitz
Carol J. Auster
Jeanne H. Ballantine
Robert S. Bausch
Nancy J. Davis
Rachel L. Einwohner
Diane Gillespie
Elizabeth Grauerholz, Editor (1/1/2004 - 12/31/2009)
Roxanna E. Harlow
Elizabeth Hartung
Robert J. Hironimus-Wendt
Jay R. Howard, Deputy Editor (1/1/2004 - 12/31/2009)
Edward L. Kain
Emily E. LaBeff
Kathleen McKinney
Lena Wright Myers
W. Lawrence Neuman
Keith Alan. Roberts
David Schweingruber
Stephen A. Sweet
Ramon S. Torrecilha
Prabha Unnithan
Gregory L. Weiss
Janet M. Wilmoth
David Yamane
John F. Zipp


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Status Committees

Status of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered Persons in Sociology
Sine Anahita
Kathleen M. Blee, Council Liaison
Melissa Sheridan Embser-Herbert (Chair)
Kevin D. Henson
Tracy E. Ore
Arlene J. Stein
Brett C. Stockdill
Kathleen A. Tiemann


Status of Persons with Disabilities in Sociology
Sharon N. Barnartt (Chair)
Melanie Baker Carlson
Barbara L. Carter
Virginia Aldige Hiday
Carla B. Howery, ASA Staff Liaison
Caroline Hodges Persell, Council Liaison
Diane E. Taub


Status of Racial and Ethnic Minorities in Sociology
Edna Bonacich
Jose A. Cobas
Richard J. Gagan
Angela Haddad
Gloria Jones-Johnson
Deborah K. King, Council Liaison
Robert Newby
Jean H. Shin
Alford A. Young
Min Zhou, Council Liaison


Status of Women in Sociology
Rae Lesser Blumberg
Jessie Daniels
Patricia A. Hoffman
Ann Mische
Carol Elizabeth Mueller
Pepper J. Schwartz
Diane Vaughan, Council Liaison


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Task Forces

Task Force on the Institutionalization of Public Sociology
Susan H. Ambler Andrew L. Barlow
Kevin J. Delaney
Peter Dreier
Ann Goetting
Leslie H. Hossfeld
Carla B. Howery, ASA Staff Liaison
Paul Edward Lachelier
Donald W. Light
April Linton
Cynthia Negrey
Philip Nyden
Carmen Sirianni
Roberta Spalter-Roth, ASA Staff Liaison
Gregory D. Squires
Randy Stoecker
Diane Vaughan, Council Liaison
William Velez


Task Force on the Master's Degree in Sociology
New task force - appointments in progress.

Task Force on Sociology and General Education
New task force - appointments in progress.

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