The John Simon Guggenheim Foundation announced the winners of the 94th annual U.S. and Canadian Guggenheim Fellowship Awards. Fellowships were awarded to a diverse group of artists, scientists, and scholars based on prior achievement and exceptional promise. Sociologists Christopher Bail and Robert Sampsonare among the 2018 Guggenheim Fellows.
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) named two sociologists, Mary Frank Fox and Noah Friedkin, among its elected 396 fellows. The new AAAS Fellows were recognized for their contributions to science on February 17, 2018, during the Fellows Forum at the 2018 AAAS Annual Meeting in Austin, TX.
ASA is pleased to announce four new awards from ASA’s Fund for the Advancement of the Discipline (FAD), which supports small grants for innovative work that advances the discipline of sociology. The FAD program is jointly funded by ASA and the Sociology Program of the National Science Foundation. Applications are reviewed by an advisory panel composed of ASA Council members.
In accordance with election policies established by the ASA Council, Biographical sketches of the candidates for leadership positions in the ASA election appear in alphabetical order by office below. The candidates appear in alphabetical order by office.
ASA appointed a Working Group on Harassment that has been hard at work. Members include Chair Kathrin Zippel, Northeastern University; Frank Dobbin, Harvard University; C. Shawn McGuffey, Boston College ;C.J. Pascoe, University of Oregon; Mary Texeira, California State University-San Bernardino; and Justine Tinkler, University of Georgia.