American Sociological Association

ASA Supports Sociologists Participating in #ScholarStrike

September 4, 2020

The American Sociological Association supports sociologists who participate in #ScholarStrike. This effort to “make a collective stand against police violence (particularly against communities of color) in the United States” aligns with our organizational values informed by sociological scholarship. We encourage sociologists to take a leading role in the teach-ins because such forums explore fundamental issues pertaining to social and racial equality and generate new perspectives through collective discussions and diverse interactions. ASA has developed and collected informative resources on race, police violence, and justice. We encourage participants in #ScholarStrike to utilize these resources because they will be helpful in addressing these paramount issues confronting the discipline and the world.