Category: Committees

Emeritus and Retired Sociologists Committee

The PSA Emeritus and Retired Sociologists Committee is comprised of retired faculty members of the PSA who will work to further integrate all emeriti and retired faculty into the organization. The charge of the committee shall be to provide a

Committee on Community Colleges

The Committee on Community Colleges shall concern itself with matters that relate to the participation of community college faculty and students in the association and the discipline, such as planning special sessions and activities for community college faculty and students

The Social Conscience Committee

The Social Conscience Committee is charged with locating a worthy community-based organization in the city in which the PSA holds its annual meeting, for the purpose of honoring that organization through the PSA program and/or a monetary donation from the

Endowment Committee

The PSA Endowment Committee is a six member committee appointed by the Committee on Committees. Members serve two year/three conference terms, with two members from each region (north, south, central). Terms are staggered; in any one year, two members end

Committee on Practicing, Applied, and Clinical Sociology

The Committee on Practicing, Applied, and Clinical Sociology (sometimes known as Applied, Public, and Clinical Sociology) seeks to provide resources for students, faculty, and non-academic practitioners of sociological work. We recognize that many professionals outside academia utilize the sociological imagination

Student Affairs Committee

The Student Affairs Committee concerns itself with the participation of both undergraduate and graduate students in the association, such as planning the student reception at the annual conference and organizing sessions and workshops that students can participate in and/or attend.

Committee on the Status of LGBTQ+ Persons in Sociology

The Committee on the Status of LGBTQ+ Persons in Sociology shall monitor the participation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer+ persons in the discipline and the affairs of the Association. The committee shall report to Council the status and concerns

Committee on the Status of Women

The Committee on the Status of Women in Sociology supports scholarship and activism by or for women-identified people in the discipline of sociology, in the affairs of PSA, and in the creation of relevant conference sessions. It reports to the

Committee on Freedom in Research and Teaching

COFRAT is concerned with the maintenance of academic freedom among sociologists and with the development and maintenance of fair and equitable procedures and practices for employing, promoting, and terminating the employment of sociologists in the Western region of the United

Committee on Rights, Liberties, and Social Justice

The function of the Committee on Rights, Liberties, and Social Justice is to propose and organize sessions, roundtables, and workshops that support the integration of social justice issues in academia and raise awareness of civil rights pedagogy for faculty working

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