Board of Directors

Officers

President
Brian Donovan, University of Kansas

President-Elect / 2023 Program Chair
LaShaune Johnson, Creighton University

Immediate Past President / ASA Representative
Meredith Redlin, South Dakota State University

Secretary
Megan Nielsen, Midland University

Treasurer
Lisa Thrane, Iowa State University

Directors

At-large Director [2021-24]
Deniz Yucel
, William Paterson University of New Jersey

At-large Director [2020-23]
Gina Petonito, Miami University

Illinois Director [2021-24]
Jorge Chavez-Rojas, 
Millikin University

Iowa Director [2020-23]
Susan Stewart, Iowa State
 University

Kansas Director [2020-23]
Rochelle Rowley, 
Emporia State University

Minnesota Director [2021-24]
Lisa Waldner, University of 
St. Thomas

Missouri Director [2020-23]
Ahoo Tabatabai, Columbia College
 

Nebraska Director [2022-25]
Lissette Aliaga-Linares, 
University of Nebraska Omaha

North & South Dakota Director [2022-25]
Kristi Brownfield, Northern State 
University

Wisconsin Director [2022-25]
Dawn Norris, 
University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse

Student Directors
Sana Illahe, South Dakota State University [2020-23]
Elyse Neumann, University of Kansas [2021-24]

Genesis Fuentes, University of Maryland, College Park [2022-25]

 

Appointed Positions

Media Editor 
TBD

Editor(s) of The Sociological Quarterly
Mike Long, Oklahoma State University
Andrew Fullerton, Oklahoma State University
Jonathan Coley, Oklahoma State University

Director of Exhibits / Advertising
Carrie Coward Bucher, Elmhurst College

Annual Meeting Committee Chair
Patrick McGinty, Western Illinois University

Local Arrangements Chair [2023, Minneapolis]
Jordan Ruble, Anoka Ramsey Community College

Long Range Planning Committee Chair
Peter Kivisto, Augustana College

Publications Committee Chair
Joan Hermsen, University of Missouri

Treasurer-Designate
Pamela Emanuelson, North Dakota State University

President-Elect-Elect* / 2024 Program Chair
Jennifer Pearson, Wichita State University

Executive Director
Jennifer Talarico, Midwest Sociological Society

 

*The President Elect-Elect is not formally a member of the Board until they become President-Elect.

Find a full roster of MSS Leadership here.