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Professor elected as Chair of ASA section
Professor Robert Hummer elected Chairperson of Population Section of American Sociological Association
Posted: October 7, 2008
Dr Robert Hummer was recently elected to Chair the Population Section of the American Sociological Association. This section is one of the largest at ASA, with over 1,000 members. The purpose of the section is to foster the development of the study of population within the context of sociology. The section holds annual meetings, publishes a newsletter, and maintains a website and list-serve for its members. It also presents awards to recognize and honor outstanding research by its members.