Anthropology and Sociology Section


Supports the study of those aspects of library service that require knowledge in the areas of human and societal studies such as anthropology, sociology, criminal justice or criminology and other related fields.
The official ANSS committee rosters are listed below, and the ANSS website is available here.


Jessica Hagman (Past-Chair, July 1, 2024, to June 30, 2025)
Lauren Carlton (Staff Liaison, June 30, 2023, to July 1, 2024)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/01/2024. Last retrieved on 02/03/2023. Members can log in and refresh the page to view full contact information for committee members.



As of August 2022, ANSS had 576 members. The committee composition is determined by section leadership. 


The Anthropology and Sociology Section was established in 1971.

Get Involved

Volunteers will need to complete the volunteer form by February 15 for committee service that begins July 1. More information, including volunteer requirements, can be found on the ACRL volunteer site.

Staff Liaison

Lauren Carlton
Program Officer
Association of College & Research Libraries
American Library Association