The community college is where one can have a robust career teaching sociology and dedicating their lives to shaping, influencing, and witnessing how amazing community college students are.
The American Sociological Association is now accepting submissions for the Fund for the Advancement of the Discipline (FAD) grant. Supported by the American Sociological Association and the National Science Foundation, the goal of this program is to nurture the development of scientific knowledge by funding small, groundbreaking research initiatives and other research activities such as conferences. FAD awards provide scholars with a maximum of $8,000 for innovative sociological research that has the potential for challenging the discipline, stimulating new lines of research, and creating new networks of scientific collaboration. The award is intended to provide opportunities for substantive and methodological breakthroughs, broaden the dissemination of scientific knowledge, and provide leverage for acquisition of additional research funds.
Lamont recognized for her devoted contribution to social science research into the relationship between knowledge, power, and diversity.
Class Advantage, Commitment Penalty: The Gendered Effect of Social Class Signals in an Elite Labor Market
Although higher-class men receive a corresponding overall boost in evaluations, higher-class women do not, because they face a competing, negative stereotype that portrays them as less committed to full-time, intensive careers.
Greg Nielsen and Jean-François Côté, Co-chairs for the Local Organizing Committee, look forward to welcoming ASA to Montréal for the 2017 Annual Meeting.
ASA is partnering with the March for Science happening on April 22, 2017, in Washington DC and more than 500 locations around the world. #march4sociology
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