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  1. Awards

     2021 Leo G. Reeder Award

  2. Section Bylaws

    Animals and Society Section Bylaws

    Revised version effective 1 September 2019

    The purpose of the Section on Animals and Society is to encourage and support the development of theory, research and teaching about the complex relationships that exist between humans and other animals. In the process, it is anticipated that the light we shed on these issues will increase the well-being of both humans and other animals.

    Officers of the Section

  3. Footnotes - September-October 2019

    Footnotes - September-October 2019
  4. Deaths

    On September 2, the University of Chicago Press announced the passing of longtime acquisitions editor Doug Mitchell, who recently retired after a 41-year career with the press.

    John Mohr, University of California-Santa Barbara, passed away on Saturday, August 24, 2019, surrounded by family and loved ones. In late 2017, John was diagnosed with a fastmoving form of ALS. He remained an active and beloved colleague, researcher and mentor until shortly before his passing on Saturday.

  5. Obituaries

    Carol S. Aneshensel
    1947 – 2019

    Carol S. Aneshensel, Research Professor and Professor Emeritus in the Department of Community Health Sciences at the University of California, Los Angeles, passed away on June 14, 2019, in Santa Monica. 

  6. Awards

    Adrienne Atterberry received a 2-year STEM Doctoral Fellowship from Syracuse University.

    Rachel Gordon, University of Illinois-Chicago, was named the 2018 University of Illinois at Chicago Researcher of the Year in the Social Sciences.

  7. New Books

    Jennifer A. Jones, University of Illinois at Chicago, The Browning of the New South (The University of Chicago Press, 2019).

    Paul Lopes, Colgate University, Art Rebels: Race, Class, and Gender in the Art of Miles Davis and Martin Scorsese (Princeton University Press, 2019).

    Laurel Richardson, The Ohio State University, Lone Twin: A True Story of Loss and Found (Brill/Sense, 2019).

  8. Contemporary Perspectives in Family Research

    Contemporary Perspectives in Family Research (CPFR)is an annual volume that publishes cutting-edge family research. The next volume of CPFR will focus on the theme of “Chinese Families: Tradition, Modernization, and Change.” We are interested in a wide variety of topics related to Chinese families and welcome submissions from across various methodologies. Man Yee Kan of the University of Oxford (UK), and Sampson Lee Blair will serve as co-editors for the next volume. Deadline: October 31.

  9. Genealogy

    Genealogy is now accepting submissions for a special issue on the theme, “What’s Your ‘Street Race?’ Cartographies and Ontologies of ‘Race’ and the Future of Knowledge Production on Inequality, Resistance and Social Justice.” We place “race” in quotation marks to underscore race as a social construction that has no innate biological or genetic essential characteristics but is best understood as a social construction and a relationship of power at the individual, institutional, and structural levels.

  10. Presidential Legacy Conference: The Legacy & Record of Donald J. Trump

    Presidential Legacy Conference: The Legacy & Record of Donald J. Trump, April 2-3, 2020, University of Mount Union, Alliance OH. The Department of Political Science and International Studies at the University of Mount Union, in coordination with the Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics at The University of Akron, announce the Third Presidential Legacy Conference. This third conference will be an even-handed, non-partisan, and scholarly examination of the actions and consequences of the Donald J.