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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 2013-2014

Chair: Katherine R. Rowell, Sinclair Community College
Chair-Elect: Kate Linnenberg, Beloit College
Past Chair: Elizabeth Grauerholz, University of Central Florida
Section Secretary/Treasurer: Melinda Jo Messineo, Ball State University

Section Council

Krisler Bailey, Tarrant County College - NW 2014
Rachael Neal, St. Edward's University 2014
David Purcell, Kent State University 2014
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

Student Representatives

Naghme Naseri, University of Colorado at Boulder 2014