2020 SASE Election Results

Thanks to the wonderful work of the SASE Elections Committee – Olivier Godechot (chair), David Marsden, Eunmi Mun, Ekaterina Svetlova, and Eleni Tsingou – we are pleased to present you with SASE’s President-elect and the newly elected members to the Executive Council.


Jacqueline O’Reilly is full Professor of Comparative HRM at the University of Sussex Business School and Co-Director for the ESRC £8 million investment in the Digital Futures at Work Research Centre (digit-research.org) (2020-24). She is the UK lead on the Horizon 2020 EUROSHIP project on social protection in Europe (euroship-research.eu) (2020-23). Previously, she coordinated EU STYLE: Strategic Transitions for Youth Labour in Europe (www.style-research.eu) (2014-17) and was UK lead on the EU NEGOTIATE project (www.negotiate-research.eu) (2015-18).

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Jacqueline O’Reilly



Emily Erikson is the Joseph C. Fox Academic Director of the Fox International Fellowship and associate professor of sociology and the school of management (by courtesy). Erikson served on the Executive Council for SASE from 2016 to 2019. She also serves on the council for the economic sociology and rationality & society sections of the American Sociological Association, the editorial board for Social Science History, and the executive council of SSH, as well as in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Senate of Yale University. Her work has appeared in the American Journal of Sociology, Annual Review of Sociology, Sociology Theory, The Journal of Economic History, and Social Science History, among others, and she has received numerous book and article awards.

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Emily Erikson (second term)

Elizabeth Gorman is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Virginia, where she teaches courses on work, gender, organizations, and sociology of law.  Her research interests focus on gender- and race-based workplace inequality and on professional and expert work.  Her research has appeared in the American Sociological Review, the American Journal of Sociology, and a number of other journals. Dr. Gorman’s current project examines the increasing role of the state in the regulation of professional misconduct in the legal and accounting professions.  She holds a JD from the University of Chicago and a PhD from Harvard University.  She is currently one of the co-organizers of SASE’s Network D: Professions and Professionals in a Globalizing World, and a Council member for the American Sociological Association’s Section on the Sociology of Law.

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Elizabeth Gorman


Heather Haveman is Professor of Sociology and Business at the University of California, Berkeley.  Her published studies have appeared in many journals, including the Academy of Management Journal,Administrative Science Quarterly, American Sociological Review,American Journal of Sociology, Organization Science, Law and Society Review, Socio-Economic Review, and Sociological Science, as well as in several edited books.  Her book, Magazines and the Making of America:  Modernization, Community, and Print Culture 1741-1860, was published by Princeton University Press in 2015.  Her current research involves American magazines, U.S. wineries, American law-school professors, Chinese firms, and state-legal marijuana markets in the U.S.

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Heather Haveman (second term)

Monika Krause’s empirical research addresses comparative questions about forms of expertise, professions, organizations and fields of practice. Her theoretical work develops concepts for sociological analysis and seeks to apply insights from a sociology of the social sciences to sociological practice. She currently serves on the Council of the Theory Section of the American Sociological Association and as Secretary Treasurer of the Section on Global and Transnational Sociology of the ASA. She served as a member of the Executive Council of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE) from 2017 to 2020.  She is the recipient of the 2019 Lewis A. Coser Award for Theoretical Agenda Setting in Sociology. 

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Monika Krause (second term)

Sebastien Lechevalier
Sébastien Lechevalier is an Economist and a Professor at EHESS (School of Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences, Paris), specialized in Japanese economy and Asian Capitalisms. He is also founder and president of the Fondation France-Japon de l’EHESS (FFJ). Trained as a labor economist, he has extensively published on various dimensions of the Japanese economy, in comparative perspective, including: “Lessons from the Japanese experience. Towards an alternative economic policy?”, ENS Editions 2016). His book, The Great Transformation of Japanese Capitalism (Routledge, 2014) was published in three languages and has been cited as one of the most influential ones on the Japanese economy published during the last decade.

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Sébastien Lechevalier

Kim Pernell is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and a Canada Research Chair in Economic Sociology at the University of Toronto. Her research examines the causes and consequences of recent transformations in the financial sector, both globally and within North America. One line of research uses quantitative and qualitative methods to investigate drivers of excessive bank risk-taking. Past and ongoing studies in this area highlight different ways that the shareholder value revolution has led to an expansion in risky bank behavior. In a second line of research, she examines the divergent development of national bank regulatory systems. She is currently writing a book about how longstanding institutional arrangements in the U.S., Canada, and Spain shaped the historical evolution banking regulation in these countries. Taken together, all of her research emphasizes the role of institutions in driving risky or undesirable organizational behavior.  

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Kim Pernell

Karen Shire holds the Chair in Comparative Sociology and Japanese Society at the University Duisburg-Essen, Germany where she is also a member of the Institute of East Asian Studies and directs the Essener College for Gender Research. She is a member of the faculty of the International Max Planck Research School on the Social and Political Construction of the Economy. Currently she is Vice-President of RC02 Economy & Society in the International Sociological Association. Her research has contributed to developing inter-regional and historical comparisons of the transformation of work and employment, social institutional changes in the nexus between work and welfare, and changes in class and gender-based social inequalities in Europe and East Asia. She is a corresponding editor of the International Review of Social History, a member of the editorial boards of Work, Employment and Society, the European Journal of East Asian Studies, and Contemporary Japan, and a member of the Jury for the International Research Prize of Max Weber Foundation.

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Karen Shire

Elizabeth Thurbon is a Scientia Fellow, an Associate Professor of International Political Economy and Deputy Head of School (Research) at the School of Social Sciences, UNSW Sydney.Her research specialism is the political economy of techno-industrial development and change, with a particular focus on East Asia, Australia and the US. Thurbon is currently a Chief Investigator on two major collaborative grants: an Australian Research Council Discovery Project examining East Asia’s Clean Energy Transition (with SY Kim, J Mathews and H Tan) and an Academy of Korean Studies Laboratory Project Grant examining Korea’s past, present and future development trajectory (with K Lee, DJ Kim, Js Shin J Song and C-y Wong). Since 2008 she has been a Board Member of the Jubilee Australia Research Centre, a NGO dedicated to research-based advocacy on questions of social, economic and environmental justice in the Asia-Pacific, with a particular focus on Australian government and corporate accountability: http://www.jubileeaustralia.org/

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Elizabeth Thurbon


We would like to thank all those who ran and express our deepest thanks to the outgoing members of the Executive Council for their hard work these past years: Lucio Baccaro, Emily Barman, Virginia Doellgast, Olivier Godechot, Marc Schneiberg, and Sigrid Quack (who will be leaving the Executive Council to become SASE President 2020-2021).