The Organizations, Occupations and Work Section of the American Sociological Association is led by a group of elected officers and council members. The current elected officers are featured below.
Chair: Lisa Keister (2015-2016), Duke University
Lisa Keister is Gilhuly Family Professor of Sociology at Duke University. Keister conducts research on organizational startup and performance during China’s transition, wealth ownership in the U.S., the one percent, the role of religion in economic decision making, and immigration and its economic consequences. She is author/editor of numerous books and articles including Chinese Business Groups (Oxford 2000), Wealth in America (Cambridge 2000), Entrepreneurship (JAI 2005), Getting Rich: America’s New Rich and How they Got that Way (Cambridge 2005), Faith and Money: How Religious Belief Contributes to Wealth and Poverty (Cambridge 2011), and Religion and Inequality (Cambridge 2014).
Past Chair: Mark Mizruchi (2015-2016), University of Michigan
Mark is the Robert Cooley Angell Collegiate Professor of Sociology, the Barger Family Professor of Organizational Studies, and Professor of Business Administration at the University of Michigan. He works in the areas of economic, organizational, and political sociology. His book, The Fracturing of the American Corporate Elite (Harvard University Press, 2013), received the George R. Terry Book Award from the Academy of Management and the Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Book Award from the Political Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association.
Secretary-Treasurer: Michel Anteby (2014-2017), Boston University
Michel is an Associate Professor in the organizational behavior area at Boston University. He is the author of Manufacturing Morals: The Values of Silence in Business School Education (University of Chicago Press, 2013) and of Moral Gray Zones: Side-Productions, Identity, and Regulation in an Aeronautic Plant (Princeton University Press, 2008). His work has been published, for instance, in the Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Ethnography, Organization Science, and Social Science & Medicine.