ASA is pleased to introduce seven new scholars who form Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) Cohort 45. These talented PhD candidates with strong and diverse sociological research interests were chosen from a highly competitive pool of applicants.
In the year of "Me Too," with the topic of sexual misconduct continuing to roil society, several workshops, sessions, and events will deal with the topic at the August 2018 ASA Annual Meeting.
Anti-Harassment Workshops at the Annual Meeting
Three workshops have been organized by and with members of the ASA Working Group on Harassment.
#MeTooPhD: Addressing Sexual Violence in and through Sociology
August 11, 10:30 am to 12:10 pm, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Level 100, 104A
The Carla B. Howery Teaching Enhancement Fund (TEF) is a small grants program of the American Sociological Association. It supports projects that advance the scholarship of teaching and learning within the discipline of sociology. The ASA congratulates the 2018 TEF recipients:
Peter Hart-Brinson, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, for Eau Claire Longitudinal Student Survey: Institutionalizing High-Impact Experiential Learning in Sociological Research Methods.
The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS), a private, nonprofit federation of 75 national scholarly organizations, is the preeminent representative of American scholarship in the humanities and related social sciences. Advancing scholarship by awarding fellowships and strengthening relations among learned societies is central to ACLS's mission.
We are very pleased to announce that we have just completed a silent leadership phase of a new campaign to strengthen inclusion in sociology and ASA. Leadership contributions have totaled $365,000! ASA Council now invites all sociologists to participate in this Campaign for Inclusion which will support our longstanding Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) and a newly created Annual Meeting Travel Fund (AMTF).
A new study shows that rising income inequality in the U.S. has led affluent parents to increase spending on their children, widening the gap in child investment along class lines. The results suggest that income inequality erodes the equality of opportunity by increasing gaps between children from a young age.