Section on Collective Behavior and Social Movements

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Mission Statement

The purpose of the Section on Collective Behavior and Social Movements is to foster the study of emergent and extra-institutional social forms and behavior; crowds, social movements, disasters, riots, fads, strikes, and revolutionary movements are a few of the areas explored by the Section.


Section Officers 2015-2016

Chair: Belinda Robnett, University of California-Irvine
Chair-Elect: Kenneth T. Andrews, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Past Chair: James M. Jasper, Graduate Center of the City University of New York


Catherine Corrigall-Brown, University of Western Ontario 2016
Drew Halfmann, University of California-Davis 2016
Lee Ann Banaszak, Penn State University 2017
Elizabeth Borland, The College of New Jersey 2017
Edward T. Walker, UCLA 2018
Neal Caren, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 2018

Nominations Committee

David Nicholas, Pettinicchio, University of Oxford 2016
Kathleen M. Fallon, State University of New York at Stony Brook 2017
Rachel L. Einwohner, Purdue University 2018
Deana Rohlinger, Florida State University 2018

Publications Committee

Grace Yukich, Quinnipiac University 2016
Lyndi N. Hewitt, UNC Asheville 2017
Joshua Bloom, UCLA 2018

Workshop Committee

Sandra R. Levitsky, University of Michigan 2016
Zakiya T. Luna, University of Califonia, Santa Barbara 2016
Wayne Santoro, University of New Mexico 2017

Mentorship Committee

Tanya Saunders, Ohio State University 2016
Lauren J. Joseph, Pennsylvania State University 2016
Steven A. Boutcher, University of Massachusetts, Amherst 2017
Melissa Wooten, University of Massachusetts Amherst 2018