Section Officers

Section Officers:

  • Chair: Tammy L. Lewis, CUNY Brooklyn College (2016-2017)
  • Chair-Elect:  Kari Marie Norgaard, University of Oregon (2017-2018)
  • Past-Chair: Andrew Jorgenson, Boston College (2016-2017)
  • Secretary: Brian Mayer, University of Arizona (2015-2018)
  • Treasurer: Lori Hunter, University of Colorado Boulder (2017-2020)

Council members:

  • Nominations Committee Chair: Brian Gareau, Boston College (2016-2018)
  • Policy and Research Committee Chair: Alissa Cordner, Whitman College (2016-2018)
  • Publications Committee Chair: Stefano Longo, North Carolina State University (2016-2018)
  • Teaching and Outreach Committee Chair: Erica Morrell, Middlebury College (2017-2019)
  • Membership Committee Chair: Kerry Ard, The Ohio State University (2017-2019)
  • Legacy Committee Chair: Sandy Marquart-Pyatt, Michigan State University (2013-2015)
  • Council Member At-Large: Kishi Animashaun Ducre, Syracuse University (2016-2018)
  • Graduate Student Representative: Jordan Fox Besek, SUNY Buffalo (2016-2018)


  • Newsletter: Lazarus Adua, University of Utah – Salt Lake City
  • Webmaster: Nathan Lindstedt, Washington State University
  • Listserv Manager: OPEN

Award Committees:

  • Allan Schnaiberg Outstanding Publication Award Committee Chair: Rachael Shwom-Evelich, Rutgers University, Chair (2015-2016)
  • Marvin Olsen Student Paper Award Committee Chair: Rachael Shwom-Evelich, Rutgers University, Chair (2015-2016)
  • Robert Boguslaw Award Committee Chair: Ken Gould (2014-2015)
  • Fred Buttel Distinguished Contribution Award Committee Chair: Richard York (2014-2015)
  • Environmental Sociology Teaching and Outreach Award Committee Chair: Shannon Elizabeth Bell (2013-2015)

Note: A comprehensive listing of section officers, going back to the section’s founding in 1977 and up to 2009, is available as a PDF file here.