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.  

ASA names Nancy Weinberg Kidd new Executive Officer.

From the Contexts blog: How To Do Ethnography Right

Council appoints ASA editors for 2017-2019: Richard Carpiano and Brian Kelly (JHSB); Linda Renzulli (SOE). 

Key decisions and discussions in the ASA Council's March meeting. 

New enhancements and tools recently added to the Job Bank.

Toolkits from the ASA Social Media Task Force provide tips to promote sociology. 

Nominations Sought for 2016 Section Awards

New in the ASA Blog: Mind Your P’s, Please.

Recipients of the 2016 ASA Awards.

Annual Meeting Housing in Seattle is Now Open.

Student Forum Travel Awards deadline April 1. 

Call for Nominations: 2016 ASA Student Forum Advisory Board.

ASA launches a new pilot mentoring program for MFP alumni.

ASA rolls out standards for high school sociology at NCSS.

Report of the ASA Secretary on ASA finances.

ASA presidential succession urges Turkish government to drop all legal action against signatories to the Academics for Peace statement.