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.
This was a busy year on the advocacy front for ASA. From defending academic freedom to fighting for evidence-based policy-making, ASA has been actively working to advance the discipline of sociology.
The ASA awards are conferred on sociologists for outstanding scholarship, teaching, practice, and advancing the public understanding of sociology. The ASA proudly announces the recipients of the awards for 2018. Congratulations to the following honorees:
Joe R. Feagin, Texas A&M University
Nearly 470,000 high school students enroll in sociology courses each year according to an analysis of recently released High School Longitudinal Study (HSLS) transcript data.