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Mission Statement

The purpose of the Section on Teaching and Learning in Sociology is to provide a professional organization for improving the teaching of sociology from the high school through graduate level. It encourages and facilitates innovative and effective pedagogy and research. This Section addresses the common and unique needs of faculty in two-year and four-year colleges and universities.


Section Officers 2014-2015

Chair: Kate Linnenberg, Beloit College
Chair-Elect: Maxine P. Atkinson, North Carolina State University
Past Chair: Katherine R. Rowell, Sinclair Community College
Section Secretary/Treasurer: Melinda Jo Messineo, Ball State University 2015

Section Council

Carla Corroto, Radford University 2015
Michael Schwartz, Stony Brook State University 2015
Barbara R. Walters, CUNY School of Professional Studies and Kingsborough Community College, 2015
Rebecca Gronvold Hatch, Mt San Antonio College 2016
Patricia R. Hoffman, New Mexico State University 2016
Marybeth C. Stalp, University of Northern Iowa 2016
Michaela A. Nowell, University of Wisconsin-Fond du Lac 2017
Jan E. Thomas, Kenyon College 2017
Mary Nell Trautner, University at Buffalo, SUNY 2017

Student Representatives

Jamie Lynn Oslawski-Lopez, Indiana University 2015