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Who Inspired You? #BestSociologist

Share your story on Twitter or Instagram using #BestSociologist and be entered to win ASA's popular World's Best Sociologist mug.

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Now Accepting FAD Applications: December 15 Deadline

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.

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Reaffirming Our Core Values Post-Election

In light of the rash of racist and xenophobic activities on campuses across the nation, the past, current, and future ASA Presidents and Executive Officer sent a letter to all members reaffirming the core values of the organization and our discipline.

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