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Slate of Candidates for the 2003 ASA Election

The American Sociological Association is pleased to announce the slate of candidates for ASA Offices, Council, and the Committee on Publications. Candidates for the Committee on Committees and the Committee on Nominations are not finalized yet but will be available soon. Please check the ASA website at www.asanet.org/
for the latest information. Ballots for the 2003 ASA election will be mailed no later than May 15, 2003. Candidates are:


Richard Alba, University at Albany
Troy Duster, New York University and University of California-Berkeley

Vice President-Elect

Caroline Hodges Persell, New York University
David Snow, University of California-Irvine

also in this issue
Sociology Faculty Salaries Hold the Line in Economic Downturn

The years between 1982-1990 and 1991-2001 were periods of economic expansion for the United States. Throughout much of these periods, however, wages and salaries were sluggish for workers who did not possess advanced degrees. In contrast, those with degrees beyond a college education experienced increases, especially in the late 1980s and late 1990s. The period of expansion ended in March 2001, according to the National Bureau of Economic Research. How did the salaries of sociology faculty fare during these periods of expansion and decline?

ASA Launches New Link with High School Sociology

In August 2002, the ASA Council enthusiastically approved an affiliate relationship between high school teachers (and social studies departments) and the ASA. This membership-like relationship is similar to the Department Affiliate link between sociology departments and ASA.

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