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Endowment Fund News! Supporting our Students at PSA Long Beach 2018

Hello! One of the most exciting aspects of the PSA Annual Meeting is the participation of our outstanding graduate and undergraduate students. These students represent the future of our profession! The PSA Endowment Committee is proud to sponsor a number

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Looking for a roomshare or othe share for PSA 2018? Try

Go to and search for PSA 2018.  You must sign up to see other attendees’ posts or make your own post, but it is free!  You can look for roommates for the conference hotel, another hotel, an airbnb…. or a

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2018 Preliminary Program!

2018 preliminary program as of 1_26_18 Note: the preliminary program is unpolished. You will see errors in names with special characters, etc. These will be fixed in the final program!  To find a presenter, look for their name in the

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ASA is looking for information on how sociologists are involved in supporting nonprofits and public sector organizations

ASA (American Sociological Association) President Eduardo Bonilla-Silva has recently been publicly engaged in promoting the work of sociologists as data-based and empirical (see for his defense of sociology against Chief Justice Roberts’ claim that our discipline is “gobbledygook”). ASA is

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PSA Statement Reaffirming Democratic Ideals—Passed by Council April 9, 2017

As sociologists, we share a commitment to the common good.  Across the nation, many of us have been deeply affected by blatant and subtle expressions of prejudice and discrimination. As such, the PSA members offer the following reaffirmation of our

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PSA Member Susan Palmer receives NEA Foundation award for Teaching Excellence

The NEA Foundation has announced that Susan Palmer, Professor of Sociology at Walla Walla Community College (and longtime PSA member!), is one of 38 public educators nationwide who will receive the prestigious California Casualty Award for Teaching Excellence. Read more

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Volunteer to Serve on a PSA Committee

Volunteer to Serve on a PSA Committee PSA committee appointments have been completed for the term of service beginning in 2017. The PSA Committee on Committees will begin in early 2017 the process of appointing members to all committees for

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