Ruth Milkman Elected President of ASA

Professor Ruth Milkman has been elected the 107th president of the American Sociological Association (ASA) for 2015–2016. She will assume her office in August 2015, following a year of service as president-elect, and will chair the committee that will shape the ASA Annual Meeting program in Seattle in August 2016. As ASA president, Milkman will be a member of the ASA Council, which governs the association and its policies, and will be its chair in 2015–2016. She will also be a member of the ASA Committee on the Executive Office and Budget (2015–2017) and the 2016–2017 Publications Committee.

Milkman, professor in the Ph.D. Program in Sociology and academic director of labor studies at CUNY’s Murphy Institute, is the third member of the GC faculty to serve as president of the ASA.