ELECTED OFFICES:    
Current President (2016-2017) Lynda L. Laughlin, Ph.D. US Census
President-Elect (2016-2017) Douglas Klayman, Ph.D. Social Dynamics, LLC
Past President (2016-2017) Johanna Bockman, Ph.D. George Mason University

Secretary (2016-2017) Kris Marsh, Ph.D. University of Maryland, College Park

Current Treasurer (2016-2017) Wilbur C. Hadden, Ph.D. Center for Innovation, Department of Sociology, University of Maryland, College Park

Current Student Liaison (2016-2017) Jessica Emami

Sociology Doctoral Student, George Mason University

 

ASSIGNED OFFICES:    
Social Media Manager Emily McDonald PhD Student George Mason University
Chair of the Student Paper Awards Committee Sandra Hanson, Ph.D. Professor of Sociology, Catholic University
Editor of The Sociologist Yoku Shaw-Taylor, Ph.D.  
Webmaster Perry Threlfall, Ph.D. Researcher, George Mason University
Listserv Manager Steven Tuch, Ph.D. Professor of Sociology, George Washington University
Committee on The History of Sociology in Washington, D.C. Area Gillian (Jill) Niebrugge-Brantley, Ph.D.
& Pat Lengermann , Ph.D.
Scholars in Residence, Department of Sociology, The American University

Executive Committee (2016-2017): Dr. Johanna Bockman, Dr. Wilbur Hadden, Dr. Howard Iams (Social Security Administration), Dr. Lynda Laughlin (Census), Dr. Joseph Lengermann, Dr. Pat Lengermann, Dr. Kris Marsh, Dr. Jill Niebrugge-Brantley, Dr. Enrique Pumar (Chair, Sociology Department, Catholic University), Dr. Yoku Shaw-Taylor, and Dr. Carl Schmitt.



The DCSS has been fortunate enough to have access to many of the top sociologists in the world to serve in leadership roles.  Below is a list of the current leaders of the organization, but please take the time to read about our past leaders (below) as well.  


Please do not hesitate to contact us if you are interested in knowing more about our events, awards, or membership options.  

Past DCSS Leadership 

DCSS LEADERSHIP

2015-2016 President: Dr. Johanna Bockman, George Mason University; President-Elect: Dr. Lynda Laughlin, US Census; Past President: Dr. Carl Schmitt, NCES; Secretary: Dr. Kris Marsh, University of Maryland; Treasurer: Dr. Wilbur C. Hadden, University of Maryland.
2014-2015 President: Dr. Johanna Bockman, George Mason University; Past President: Dr. Carl Schmitt, NCES; Secretary: Dr. Joseph Lengermann, University of Maryland; Treasurer: Dr. Wilbur C. Hadden, University of Maryland.
2013-2014 President: Dr. Carl Schmitt, NCES; President-Elect: Dr. Alan Dahl & Dr. Natalia Ruiz-Junco, American University; Past President: Dr. Christine Schiwietz, Georgetown University; Secretary: Dr. Julie Fennell, Gallaudet University; Treasurer: Dr. Wilbur C. Hadden, University of Maryland.
2012-2013 President: Dr. Christine Schiwietz, Georgetown University; Past President: Dr. Gillian “Jill” Niebrugge-Brantley, American University; Secretary: Dr. Yoku Shaw-Taylor.
2011-2012 President: Dr. Gillian “Jill” Niebrugge-Brantley, American University; President-Elect: Past President: Secretary: Dr. Yoku Shaw-Taylor; Treasurer
2008-2009 President: Dr. Enrique S. Pumar, Catholic University; President-Elect: Past President: Secretary: Treasurer
1975-1976 President: President-Elect: Dr. Albert E. Gollin, Bureau of Social Science Research; Past President: Secretary and Editor: Gene Petersen; Treasurer
1972-1973 President: Dr. Dorothy K. Newman, Washington Center for Metropolitan Studies; President-Elect: Past President: Secretary and Editor: Treasurer.
1967-1968 President: President-Elect: Dr. S. Frederick Seymour, American University; Past President: Secretary-Treasurer.
1966-1967 President: Dr. Margaret Cussler, University of Maryland; Vice President: Past President: Secretary-Treasurer: Abbott L. Ferris.
1960-1961 President: Dr. Paul C. Glick, US Census; President-Elect: John C. Scott, American University; Secretary-Treasurer: Gladys K. Bowles, Department of Agriculture; Representative to ASA: Dr. Margaret Jarman Hagood, Department of Agriculture.
1957-1958 President: Dr. Henry S. Shryock, Jr. Vice President: Past President: Secretary-Treasurer: 1951-52: President: Dr. Charles E. Hutchison, University of Maryland; Vice President: Harold Hoffsommer; Past President: Secretary-Treasurer: Dr. Harry J. Walker, Howard University.
1950-1951 President: Dr. Austin Van der Slice President-Elect: Past President: Secretary-Treasurer: Charles E. Hutchison, University of Maryland
1943-1944: President: Dr. E. Franklin Frazier, Howard University President-Elect: Past President: Secretary-Treasurer
1939-1940 President: Dr. Irene Tauber President-Elect: Past President: Secretary-Treasurer
1934-1935 President: Dr. D.W. Willard, George Washington University; Secretary-Treasurer: Dr. Conrad Taueber, FERA.