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Welcome to CITAMS! (Formerly CITASA)

We are the Communication, Information Technologies, and Media Sociology section of the American Sociological Association (CITAMS). 

You can find out more about what we do here.

You can find information on joining or renewing your current ASA membership here.

Graduate students: Already an ASA member? Request your free CITAMS membership.

To join our listserv, please subscribe by sending email to: citams-join@list.citams.org


2021 Summer Newsletter!

The Summer Newsletter is out in time for ASA! See the Summer 2021 Newsletter here.


2021 Media Sociology Symposium: 8/5/21!

Mark your calendars! The date for the 2021 Media Sociology Symposium is August 5th 2021 and is FREE to all CITAMS members!  More information here.


Call for Papers: CITAMS Special Issue of iCS

Did you have a paper accepted at the American Sociological Association or at the Media Sociology Symposium in 2021? Submit your paper to the upcoming CITAMS special issue of iCS edited Jenny Davis and Dustin Kidd. Complete papers due (submit via Scholar One) on October 1, 2021 before midnight AoE. See detailed information here.


CITAMS Awards for 2021!

This year’s awardees to be highlighted at the upcoming CITAMS Business Meeting for the

CITAMS William F. Ogburn Mid-Career Achievement Award, Best Paper Award

Best Student Paper Award, Best Book Award, and Public Sociology Award

For past winners, see the CITAMS Awards page here. 


CITAMS thanks our sponsors!

Individuals: Eszter Hargittai, Harrison Rainie, & James Witte

Schools and Departments: Michigan State University, Department of Media & Information; Oxford Internet Institute; Rutgers University New Brunswick, Communication Department; & Temple University, Department of Sociology

Publishers: Taylor & Francis: Information, Communication & Society;  Emerald Group Publishing: Emerald Studies in Media and Communications

More information here.


CITAMS Logo

citamsWe extend our thanks to Ricci Humphrey for her excellent work creating a logo to match our new section name: Communication, Information Technologies, and Media Sociology of the ASA: CITAMS. Ricci is a designer and photographer based in College Station, TX. We thank her for doing a fabulous job! Like her work? She can be contacted at RicciDHumphrey@gmail.com.