Justine Tinkler is a member of the ASA Working Group on Harassment. This article is part of a series of articles from that working group.
Each year, ASA’s president chooses a theme on which to focus some of the programming for the ASA Annual Meeting—a tradition that ensures our meetings reflect the rich diversity of perspectives and subject matter in our discipline.
For the data released as part of the 2020 Census, the Census Bureau will adopt a standard called “differential privacy” to fulfill its legal obligation to protect individuals from reidentification.
Five Current NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates Sites Are Led or Co-Led by Sociologists
The ASA is pleased to announce our 2020 award recipients. Awardees will be honored during a ceremony on August 9 at the 2020 ASA Annual Meeting in San Francisco.
We extend congratulations to the following honorees:
Vilna Bashi Treitler, University of California-Santa Barbara
This award is given to an individual or individuals for their work in the intellectual traditions of the work of Oliver Cox, Charles S. Johnson, and E. Franklin Frazier.
Student Forum Travel Awards
Deadline: April 1
Student Forum Travel Awards are meant to assist students by defraying the expenses associated with attending the ASA Annual Meeting.
ASA is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 Community Action Research Initiative (CARI) grant awards. These sociologists bring social science knowledge, methods, and expertise to address community-identified issues and concerns. Each CARI recipient is doing pro bono work partnering with a community organization. The principal investigators are listed below, along with brief descriptions of their funded proposals.
Emancipatory Sociology: Rising to the Du Boisian Challenge
116th ASA Annual Meeting • August 7-10, 2021 • Chicago, IL
For decades, intense debates have stirred about the purpose of sociology. On one side, purists view sociology as an objective science whose practitioners are dispassionate scientists interested only in pursuing sociological truths. On the other, emancipationists believe sociology to be a rigorous science whose ultimate goal is uncovering sociological truths crucial to achieving liberation. The debaters proceed as never the twain shall meet.