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PAA Officers & Directors

2020 Officers

Eileen Crimmins

President

Eileen Crimmins
Professor
University of Southern California
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Sara Curran

Vice President

Sara Curran
Professor
University of Washington

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Robert Hummer

President-Elect

Robert Hummer
Howard W. Odum Distinguished Professor of Sociology
University of North Carolina
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Marcia Carlson

Vice President-Elect

Marcia Carlson
Professor
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Bridget Gorman

Secretary-Treasurer

Bridget Gorman
Professor
Rice University

John Casterline

Past President

John Casterline
Professor
The Ohio State University

Officer Term Details
All officers have a term of one calendar year except that of Secretary-Treasurer, who serves a term as determined by the Board of Directors. Historically, the secretary-treasurer serves a three-year term, beginning and ending mid-year.  The President also serves three years on the Board: one year as President-elect, one year as President, and one year as Past President.

Board of Directors

David Bloom (2021)
Harvard University

Deborah Carr (2022)
Boston University

Jennifer Dowd (2021)
CUNY and King’s College London

Emily C. Hannum (2020)
University of Pennsylvania

Pamela Herd (2021)
Georgetown University

Jennifer Johnson-Hanks (2022)
University of California, Berkeley

Hedwig Lee (2022)
Washington University in St. Louis

Giovanna Merli (2022)
Duke University

Mary Beth Ofstedal (2020)
University of Michigan

James Raymo (2020)
University of Wisconsin, Madison

Jenny Trinitapoli (2021)
University of Chicago

Kathryn M. Yount (2020)
Emory University

Board Term Details
Directors serve for three years, beginning January 1 of the year following the election. There are 12 Directors, with four assuming office each year. The Board, which includes the Directors and Officers, meets twice a year, in the Spring (Wednesday before the Annual Meeting in the convention hotel), and Fall (late October or early November in Washington, DC). The PAA Executive Director is asked to attend. The date for the Fall meeting is usually set at the Spring meeting.