Higher education has always benefited from great minds from many lands. From the ancient world to universities in Fez, Bologna, and Oxford, there have been international components to education before there were modern nations. One of the hallmarks of the modern world is the exchange of students and scholars. Currently more than five million students per year study outside their home countries, but there is great concern for the future as the worldwide COVID-19 crisis is having a dramatic impact on international education.
The American Sociological Association (ASA) invites applications for the position of Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. This is an exciting opportunity to fundamentally influence the discipline of sociology. Join us in working toward our mission of serving sociologists in their work, advancing sociology as a discipline and profession, and promoting the contributions and use of sociology to society. ASA’s office is in Washington, D.C.
Justine Tinkler is a member of the ASA Working Group on Harassment. This article is part of a series of articles from that working group.
For the data released as part of the 2020 Census, the Census Bureau will adopt a standard called “differential privacy” to fulfill its legal obligation to protect individuals from reidentification.
Five Current NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates Sites Are Led or Co-Led by Sociologists
The ASA is pleased to announce our 2020 award recipients. Awardees will be honored during a ceremony on August 9 at the 2020 ASA Annual Meeting in San Francisco.
We extend congratulations to the following honorees:
Vilna Bashi Treitler, University of California-Santa Barbara
This award is given to an individual or individuals for their work in the intellectual traditions of the work of Oliver Cox, Charles S. Johnson, and E. Franklin Frazier.
ASA is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 Community Action Research Initiative (CARI) grant awards. These sociologists bring social science knowledge, methods, and expertise to address community-identified issues and concerns. Each CARI recipient is doing pro bono work partnering with a community organization. The principal investigators are listed below, along with brief descriptions of their funded proposals.