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June 2017

Romero Elected 2019 ASA President; Kao Elected Vice-President


  • Mary Romero (Arizona State University) was elected the 110th ASA President, with Grace Kao (Yale University) Vice President-Elect. See the complete election results.

ASA Harassment Working Group Formed


  • Harassment—sexual, racial, and other forms—has been a pervasive issue in higher education and we often hear of such misconduct at professional meetings, including ASA's Annual Meeting. Council recently had a discussion about this very serious problem and decided to appoint a Harassment Working Group to identify steps ASA might consider taking to both prevent and respond to misconduct at our Annual Meeting. Read more.

2016 Editors' Reports Now Online


  • The annual reports from ASA editors (including data on acceptance rates, manuscripts submitted, and decisions made for manuscripts submitted during the 2016 calendar year) are now available online.

Is Your Department a Department Affiliate?


  • Did you know everyone in your department can have access to sociology specific webinars focused on professional development, student success, teaching, and department leadership and management? Did you know all the undergraduates taking sociology at your institution could have access to an ASA quarterly newsletter designed specifically for them? Did you know that first-year graduate students in your department could be getting a free year of ASA membership? Talk to your chair about joining the ASA Department Affiliates program to access all of these benefits.

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