The University of Massachusetts Amherst

UMass Amherst Sociology Well Represented in American Sociological Association Elections

The American Sociological Association (ASA) announced the results of their 2017 elections and the UMass Amherst Department of Sociology is proud to be well represented with five professors and a student winning their elections to five ASA offices.

Enobong (Anna) Branch has been voted in to a 2-year term on the Committee of Committees and as a Council Member on the Section on Sex and Gender; Jasmine Kerrissey has been voted in as Council Member on the Section on Labor and Labor Movements; Laurel Smith-Doerr has been voted in as Chair-elect for the Section on Science, Knowledge, and Technology;  Melissa Wooten has been voted in as Council Member on the Section on Organizations, Occupations, and Work; Kathryne Young has been voted in as Council Member on the Section on Sociology of Law; and doctoral student, Diego Felipe Leal has been elected to be the Student Representative on the Section on Mathematical Sociology.

About the American Sociological Association

The ASA is a non-profit membership association based in Washington, DC founded in 1905. It boasts over 13,000 members and is “dedicated to advancing sociology as a scientific discipline and profession serving the public good.” Members include college and university faculty, researchers, students, and practitioners. More information can be found at asanet.org.

June 8, 2017