Section on Consumers and Consumption

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Mission Statement

The Section on the Sociology of Consumers and Consumption seeks to promote research, dialog and teaching about the multi-faceted ways in which consumers, commodities, consumption and market logics have come to inform virtually all aspects of social life and social interaction.

Section Officers 2015-2016

Chair, Frederick Wherry, Yale University
Chair-Elect, Juliet B. Schor, Boston College
Past Chair, Sharon Zukin, Brooklyn College and City University of New York Graduate Center
Secretary/Treasurer, Laura J. Miller, Brandeis University

Council Members
Amy Hanser, University of British Columbia 2016
Jennifer Smith Maguire, Univeristy of Leicester 2016
Jeremy Markham Schulz, University of California, Berkeley 2017
Michelle Weinberger, Northwestern University, 2017

Chair of Publications and Media, 2015-2017
Beth DuFault, University of Arizona

Student Representatives
Sarah Cappeliez, University of Toronto 2016
Yaniv Ron-El, University of Chicago, 2017


Section Home Page

Please go to the Section Website for updates and information. We are pleased to partner with the Charisma Network ,Consumer Culture Theory and the Sociology of Consumption of the European Sociological Association.