American Sociological Association

Committee on the Status of Persons with Disabilities in Sociology

The ASA Council established this committee and three other Status Committees to advise and guide the Association on the status in the discipline and profession of those groups that have experienced a pattern of discrimination in society. Every three years, Council reviews the work of these committees via a formal report and renews or retires them. Generally speaking, the four ASA Status Committees address educational, workplace, research, and visibility issues for each of the respective populations within the discipline of sociology and the ASA membership. Each Status Committee has flexibility in defining an agenda consistent with its mission. Historically, the four Status Committees have engaged in educational outreach efforts, conducted research on specific questions or problems, and proposed policy initiatives based on ASA member concerns.

Name Begin End Position
Sharon N. Barnartt 7/1/2018 12/31/2020 Member
Robyn Lewis Brown 7/1/2018 12/31/2020 Chair
Deirdre D. Caputo-Levine 7/1/2018 12/31/2020 Member
Allison C. Carey 7/1/2018 12/31/2020 Member
Kimberly Ann Goyette 9/1/2017 8/31/2020 Council Liaison
Eva Kahana 7/1/2018 12/31/2020 Member
Laura Mauldin 7/1/2018 12/31/2020 Member
C. Jill Oblak 7/1/2018 12/31/2020 Member
David Nicholas Pettinicchio 7/1/2018 12/31/2020 Member


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