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Section on Children and Youth

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Mission Statement

The purpose of the Section on Children and Youth is to encourage the development and dissemination of sociological perspectives on children in the areas of research, theory, policy, practice, and teaching. Here, the term "children" includes every human being from infancy through the transition to adulthood.

Section Officers, 2014-2015

Chair Allison Pugh, University of Virginia
Chair-Elect Grace Kao, University of Pennsylvania
Past Chair Dalton Conley, New York University
Secretary/Treasurer Kelly Musick, Cornell University

Section Council

Heather Beth Johnson Lehigh University 2015
Elizabeth Vaquera University of South Florida 2015
Paula W. Fomby, University of Michigan 2016
Christopher Wildeman, Cornell University 2016

Student Representatives

Chelsea Smith, University of Texas at Austin 2016
Alicia Raia Rutgers University 2015

Founding Chair

Gertrud Lenzer, Brooklyn College and The Graduate Center, The City University of New York