Category: PSA News

PSA Mission Statement Update, October 2020

Over the summer, members of the PSA Council (Board of Directors) collaborated to revise the PSA mission statement. The mission statement is important because it describes why PSA exists, and guides decision-making around what PSA does. The concern was to

PSA Demand for Racial Justice and Equity

The Pacific Sociological Association condemns racism, anti-Blackness, and white supremacy and its vestigial appendage, police brutality. We support the Black Lives Matter movement. As practitioners of a discipline that studies individuals in society and social institutions, we recognize and acknowledge

January 2020 newsletter out now

Fiscal Year 2018-19 Annual Report out now

FY 2018-19 Annual report to Board and Members

PSA Fall 2019 Newsletter

The Pacific Sociologist, September 2019

Article in Sociological Perspectives nominated for international award

We are thrilled to announce that the article, “Intentional invisibility: Professional Women and the Navigation of Workplace Constraints” by Swethaa Ballakrishnen, Priya Fielding-Singh, and Devon Magliozzi, published in Sociological Perspectives Volume 62(1), has been nominated for the annual Rosabeth Moss

Katy Pinto, CSU Dominguez Hills, named Outstanding Professor

Dr. Katy Pinto is the 2019 recipient of the California State University, Dominguez Hills, Outstanding Professor Award.

PSA January-June 2018 Report

This report provides information on PSA’s programs, governance, and finances for this period.

New podcast of ‘editor’s pick’ article from August issue of Sociological Perspectives

“Age Trajectories of Depressive Symptoms by Age at Immigration among Older Men and Women of Mexican Descent: The Role of Social Resources” with author Maria A. Monserud (co-author Kyriakos S. Markides) Direct link: Podcast page: iTunes: https:

New podcast by Sociological Perspectives author Bryan Sykes (2018 special issue on ethnography)

Listen to Author Bryan Sykes discuss his article, co-authored by Back Hawk Hancock and Anjuli Verma, from #SocPerspectives Special Issue:”The Problem of ‘Cameo Appearances’ in Mixed-methods Research: Implications for Twenty-first-century Ethnography” Direct link: Podcast page: iTunes: https: