American Sociological Association

Footnotes 2016

January 2016 (Volume 44, Number 1)

  • Report of the ASA Secretary on ASA Finances: The ASA Operating Budget and Invested Assets (Mary Romero)
  • Launching a New Pilot Mentoring Program at ASA (Beth Floyd and Jean Shin)
  • ASA Rolls Out Standards for High School Sociology NCSS (Jean Shin)
  • Vantage Point: Change the Conversation: Communicate Sociological Research
  • Science Policy: National Academies Press’s Guide to the Science within SOTU, Census Bureau Releases 2014 Income and Poverty Estimates for All Counties, NSF: Immigrants Play Increasing Role in U.S. Science and Engineering Workforce
  • Alexander, Olson, and Entwisle Win Top Education Award for The Long Shadow
  • My Childhood Memories of Florian Znaniecki (Marcia Kaplan Rudin)
  • Teaching Premedical Students in the Sociology Classroom (Elaine Hernandez)
  • Nation’s First Department of Rural Sociology Celebrates its Centennial (Julie N. Zimmerman and David Brown)
  • Thank You, ASA Members!
  • Annoucements
  • Funding: Advertising Educational Foundation 2016 Visiting Professor Program (VPP), American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Digital Extension Grant, Labor Research and Action Network (LRAN), National Institute of Nursing Research, Sakip Sabanci International Research Award, Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP)
  • Deaths: Gerhard (Gerry) Emmanuel Lenski Jr., Fatema Mernissi, Allan Silver
  • Obituaries: James G. Ennis, William Form, Richard H. Hall, Gerhard Emmanuel Lenski, Jr., Allan Silver

 

February 2016 (Volume 44, Number 2)

  • ASA in the Emerald City (Jerald R. Herting and Jennifer McKinney)
  • Four Steps to Enhance Your Social Media Presence (Dustin Kidd)
  • Recipients of the 2016 ASA Awards
  • Vantage Point: A Cautionary Success Story in Congress: ASA Members Did their Part!
  • Science Policy: NSF States that Harassment Will Not Be Tolerated
  • It’s Better in the Block
  • President-Elect Lamont Speaks at DCSS
  • Using NSF Funds to Study Differences in School Desegregation in Five Southern Systems (Toby L. Parcel, Roslyn Arlin Mickelson, and Stephen Samuel Smith)
  • The Campus Kitchen at Fayetteville State University (Sherree Davis, Stacye Blount and Nicole Lucas)
  • Austrian Sociology in the Dawn of the ISA Forum 2016 (Rudolf Richter)
  • Sociologists Appointed Russell Sage Foundation Visiting Scholars
  • Top TRAILS Downloads in 2015
  • Most Downloaded Footnotes articles of 2015
  • Announcements
  • Funding: Advertising Educational Foundation 2016 Visiting Professor Program (VPP), National Institute of Nursing Research, Partner University Fund
  • Obituaries: Ivar E. Berg, Theodore Caplow, Robert M. Marsh

 

March/April 2016 (Volume 44, Number 3)

  • ASA is Seattle Bound! (M. Cadigan, E. Carll, C. Gilroy, T. Marques, T. Thomas, J. Herting and J. McKinney)
  • Report of the ASA Secretary on ASA Dues: A Comparative Perspective (Mary Romero)
  • Candidates for 2016 ASA Election
  • Vantage Point: Human Rights and the Scholary Society: What is ASA’s Role?
  • Science Policy: Census: More than Half of Asians in U.S. Have a Bachelor’s or Higher; DARPA: Accelerating Discovery with New Tools and Methods for Next Generation Social Science; Pew Research Center: Women Generally Are More Religious than Men
  • Proposed Changes to the Common Rule -- the Protection of Human Subjects (John Kennedy and Thomas Van Valey)
  • Preparing for a 21st Century Job Hunt with a BA in Sociology
  • Why I Go to the ASA Department Chairs Conference (Julia McQullian)
  • Tips for Promoting a New Book (Abigail C. Saguy)
  • Teaching and Technology (Maxine P. Atkinson and Emily Medina)
  • Teaching Around the World: Sociology on the Semester at Sea Ship (Michelle M. Camacho)
  • The Sociology of Migration and Understanding Recent Transformations in U.S. Anti-immigrant Sentiment (Steven Gold)
  • BlackLivesMatter: “Where Is the Outrage?”
  • Announcements
  • Funding: African Critical Inquiry Programme (ACIP); Law School Admission Council (LSAC) Research Grant Program; National Institute of Health; Sociological Initiatives Foundation; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health; W.E.B. Du Bois Program of Research on Race and Crime
  • Deaths: Alan Booth
  • Obituaries: Charles D. Bolton, John Henry Gagnon

 

May/June 2016 (Volume 44, Number 4)

  • Homeless in Seattle: A State of Emergency (Jennifer McKinney and Karen A. Snedker)
  • Is ASA “Only for the Rich”? (Mary Romero)
  • ASA Names Nancy Weinberg Kidd New Executive Officer (Daniel Fowler)
  • Vantage Point: Out with the Old, In With the New – The ASA Website
  • Science Policy: Young Women in STEM Fields Earn Less than Men; The Fair Standards Labor Act: What Does It Mean for Postdoctoral Scholars?; Maureen M. Goodenow Appointed Associate Director for AIDS Research, NIH
  • Sociologist Are Making an Impact (Beth Pearson)
  • American Sociological Association Council Meeting Highlights
  • The Value of Social Sciences Highlighted at COSSA Annual Meeting
  • New Updates to the ASA Job Bank (Jamie L. Panzarella)
  • ASA’s Editorial Office Archive Project Update
  • ASA Council Approves the Membership of the Task Force on Contingent Faculty
  • Teaching Sociology seeks submissions for a Special Issue on “Incorporating Globalization in the Sociology Curriculum.”
  • Conservatives on Campus: Myths and Realities (Josh McCabe)
  • Measuring Changes in Work
  • The Long Journey to an Ethics Code (Bonnie Berry)
  • A Coup Against Scientific Autonomy (Cihan Ziya Tugal)
  • 2016 Howery Teaching Enhancement Fund Winners
  • NAS Lecture: The War on Crime and the War on Immigrants
  • Building Your Audience through Social Media: An Interview with Dustin Kidd
  • Researchers Behind Landmark Adolescent Health Study Received Golden Goose Award
  • The AAPSS Welcomes New Fellows
  • Measuring College Learning in Sociology: SSRC and ASA Collaboration Reaches Milestone
  • ASA Statement on Human Rights: American Exceptionalism? (Jackie Smith)
  • Announcemnts
  • Funding: National Institutes of Health Common Fund; National Institute of Justice
  • Deaths: Edgar F. Borgatta; Jaap Dronkers
  • Obituaries: S.F. Camilleri; Alan Emery; Charles S. Green, III; Ruth A. Wallace

 

July/August 2016 (Volume 44, Number 5)

  • Results of the 2016 Election: Eduardo Bonilla-Silva is President, Christopher Uggen is Vice President.
  • Richard Carpiano and Brian Kelly to Lead JHSB (Sarah Mustillo)
  • Socio-Cultural Facts about Seattle’s Immigrant and Refugee History (Mytoan Nguyen-Akbar)
  • Vantage Point: Important ASA Committee Work Most Members Don’t See
  • Science Policy: NIH Study of Breast Cancer Genetics in Black Women Could Inform Disparities; NAS Releases Educational Modules to Help Future Policymakers Understand the Role of Science in Decision Making; The NIH Launches Research Program to Reduce Health Disparities in Surgical  Outcomes
  • ASA Applauds Supreme Court’s Ruling to Uphold Affirmative Action Program at University of Texas
  • ASA Awards Small Grants to Advance Sociology
  • Frequently Asked Questions about Managing the ASA Operating Budget (Mary Romero)
  • LL3 Task Force is Making Progress (Susan Ferguson)
  • The Concerns of Student Protestors and What Sociology Has to Offer (Victor Ray)
  • Political Parties or Sociology Parties? (Michael S. Pollard)
  • MFP Announces Cohort 43 for the 2016-2017 Academic Year
  • Syrian Refugees Seeking Freedom with Dignity (Louise Cainkar, and Rita Stephan)
  • New Faces at the ASA Executive Office
  • Sociology, Stigma, and Community Colleges (Charles Selengut, Jill Schennum, Olivia Hetzler)
  • Sociologist Elected to the National Academy of Sciences
    Announcements
  • Funding: Fulbright-Nehru Fellowship; Fulbright Scholar Program; NCAA Graduate Student Research Grant Program; National Institutes of Health; Nineteenth Century Studies Association; Peter F. McManus Charitable Trust
  • Obituaries: Ed Borgatta; Sanford M. Dornbusch; Thomas H. Jenkins; Susan Archer Mann

 

September/October 2016 (Volume 44, Number 6)

  • Introducing Michèle Lamont, ASA’s 2017 President (Ann Swidler)
  • After Almost 60 Years, ASA Returns to Seattle (Dan Fowler)
  • Evaluating Public Communication in Tenure and Promotion (Arne L. Kalleberg)
  • Vantage Point: “#Doingsociology” at the ASA for 14 Wonderful Years
  • Science Policy: Census Bureau Releases 2015 American Community Survey (ACS) 1-Year Estimates; NIH Names Dr. Joshua Gordon Director of The National Institute of Mental Health; Setting the Record Straight on “Wasteful Research”
  • Council Establishes Task Force on Membership
  • Teaching in the Community College Context
  • 2018 Annual Meeting Theme: Feeling Race: An Invitation to Explore Racialized Emotions
  • Think Ahead to 2018! Invited Session Proposals Are Solicited for the 113th Annual Meeting
  • Sociology and the MCAT: One More Time with Variations on a Theme (William J. Staudenmeier, Jr.)
  • A Conversation with Margaret Abraham, ISA President (Bandana Purkayastha)
  • ASA Web Redesign Thank You
  • Applications Invited for ASA Editorships
  • #BlackLivesMatter at UMD: Community-based Participatory Research to Create a More Equitable America (Rashawn Ray)
  • Annual Meeting Town Hall Discussion to Continue
  • Survey for Underrepresented Minority Scholars in Sociology and Economics, 1995-2006 PhD Cohorts
  • Those Who Can Teach (Jennifer H. Lundquist)
  • Apply to have your class be part of the ASA TRAILS Teaching Seminar Initiative
  • ASA Member-Get-A-Member Campaign a Success
  • 2017 Regional and Aligned Association Meetings
  • Annoucements
  • Funding: American Philosophical Society; Global Religion Research Initiative (GRRI); Dr. Jorge Chapa Scholarship Fund; Evidence for Action; National Institutes of Health; Science of Behavior Change
  • Obituaries: Joan Robinson Acker; Paul R. Eberts; Gladys Engel Lang; Helen Raisz

November 2016 (Volume 44, Number 7)

  • Sociology of Education Welcomes New Editor Linda Renzulli (Brian Powell)
  • Annual Meeting Town Hall Discussion Continues Join Us for a Twitter Chat
  • Major ASA Award Recipients Honored in Seattle
  • New Leadership at the Executive Office: Introducing Nancy Kidd (Peter Mendel)
  • America's Poverty and Inequality Course (Stephanie Garlow and David B. Grusky)
  • Sections Collaborate to Explore Disability as an Overlooked Axis of Intersectionality and Inequality (Sara Green)
  • Don’t Miss It / C’est à ne pas manquer!! (Michèle Lamont)
  • Call for ASA Award Nominations
  • On the Value of Diversity in Higher Education (Stephanie A. Bohon)
  • The ASA Awards Eight Community Action
  • Announcements
  • Funding: Advertising Educational Foundation 201-Visiting Professor Program; Berlin Program for Advance European Studies; Dr. Jorge Chapa Scholarship Fund; Evidence for Action; NEWFAMSTRAT; National Science Fund (NSF) Advance Call for Partnership; Society for Applied Anthropology
  • Deaths: Chester Britt; Leslie Stanley-Stevens
  • Obituaries: James A. Davis; Susan Archer Mann; Leslie Stanley-Stevens

December 2016 (Volume 44, Number 8)

  • Sociologists Reflect on the 2016 Presidential Election (Todd Beer)
  • 2017 ASA National Election Candidates
  • There Are Many Opportunities in Retirement (John Kennedy)
  • ASA Continues to Respond to the Changing Climate for Sociologists in America
  • Science Policy: A New Strategic Direction for Behavioral and Social Sciences Research at NIH; The U.S. House of Representatives Sends America COMPETES Act Successor to President; COSSA Releases 2017 Rankings of Social and Behavioral Science Funding; A New NAS Report on Communicating Science Effectively:
  • Emerald Nguyen Is the Newest ASA Congressional Fellow
  • Space for Affiliates and Other Group Activities
  • How Sociology Can Support Black Lives Matter (Judy Lubin)
  • ASA Updates Sex and Gender Membership Categories (Bernadette Barton, and Ashley Currier)
  • ASA Awards Eight FAD Grants to Advance Sociology
  • Two Sociologists Elected as AAAS Fellows
  • Farmworkers Teach Students a Lesson (Mark Sherry)
  • Announcements
  • Funding: ACLS 2016-2017 Digital Extension Grant; International Sociological Association; Population Reference Bureau (PRB); Schwarzman Scholars Program at Tainghua University; Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP)
  • Obituaries: Georges Balandier