Previous ASA News and Announcements


News items in this list may or may not be current, but they are listed here, from most recent to oldest, as a record of past news.  Thus, some deadlines may be obsolete, so read items carefully. The date within brackets following some news items below is the date of the item's initial posting on the main homepage ( or the date of the item's last editing.  

Deadline extended for applications for editorship of Sociology of Education

ASA signs on to letter urging Congress to end the federal ban on gun violence research. 

Search underway for new ASA Executive Officer

The 2016 slate of candidates for ASA officers, Council, Committee on Nominations, Committee on Publications, and Committee on Committees.

Snapshot of key ASA Council decisions made at the recent 2015 Annual Meeting in Chicago.  

ASA joins coalition of scientific societies in amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court on race-based criteria for college admissions. 

Help redesign the ASA website! ASA members and web users are invited to test the new site structure.

2016 Annual Meeting Call for Papers and Online Submission System is open. Deadline: January 6.

Submit proposals for the 2017 Annual Meeting. See theme statement and instructions

Expanded gender identity options now available for new applications and member renewals.

ASA members: submit nominations for the major ASA awards.

Applications invited for upcoming ASA journal editorships.  

2016 Annual Meeting: Section chairs should log in to report their session plans for the Call for Papers. Deadline is October 22. 

Get a member discount when you order Climate Change and Society.

ASA members: activate the promo code for your free subscription to TRAILS

The 2014 ASA Audit is now available for member review

The ASA 2014 Annual Report is now available 

Agendas for the ASA Council meetings forAugust 25 and August 26

Lamont elected 108th ASA President; see the full election results.
ASA, with 21 other other scholarly societies, signed on to a letter protesting proposed changes to the UW system. 
Become an ASA member by July 31, 2015 to be eligible for gift prize drawing. Join or renew today!
ASA editors' reports, including 2014 acceptance rates, now available. 
Candidates for the 2015 ASA Election
Actions from February 2015 ASA Council meeting
ASA files amicus brief with Supreme Court in support of marriage equality
ASA proudly announces the recipients of the major awards for 2015
American Sociological Review named "journal of distinction" by Association of Business Schools 
The 2013 ASA Annual Report is now available for download.

Inaugural issue of Sociology of Race and Ethnicity published

ASA Opportunities in Retirement Network launches online presence in ASA website

Undergraduate sociology students are invited to apply to the ASA Honors Program

Apply for a Community Action Research Initiative grant by February 15

Agenda for February 2015 ASA Council meeting

Committee on Publications seek input on Sociological Theory editor candidate vision statements

Frances Fox Piven, former ASA President, awarded $100K Puffin/Nation Prize for Creative Citizenship.

ASA partners with Interfolio to provide job search resources to members and departments.

Call for applications for Sociological Theory editorship extended until January 15, 2015