American Sociological Association

Inequality, Poverty, and Mobility

The purpose of the Section on Inequality, Poverty, and Mobility is to foster research and disseminate knowledge on the distribution of material and nonmaterial resources, and the economic, social, and cultural forces that generate and perpetuate unequal distributions of these resources. The Section welcomes members of all theoretical and methodological persuasions and embraces work that considers inequalities in all institutions and social contexts.

Section Officers & Council


Chair: Florencia Torche, Stanford University 2019
Chair-Elect: David Brady, University of California, Riverside 2019
Past Chair: David J. Harding, University of California at Berkeley 2019
Section Secretary/Treasurer: Ann Owens, University of Southern California 2020

Section Council

Andrew Penner, University of California, Irvine 2019
Christine Renee Schwartz, Univ. Wisconsin, Madison 2019
Alexandra A. Killewald, Harvard University 2020
Fabian T. Pfeffer, University of Michigan 2020
Siwei Cheng, New York University 2021
Emily Rauscher, Brown University 2021

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