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COVID-19 Resources for Sociologists

Every day we face new challenges related to COVID-19. ASA wants to help sociologists navigate those challenges. We are offering several resources to help sociologists in their work during this period.

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Resources on Race, Police Violence, and Justice

Protests against police violence and the systemic racism underlying it are underway across the country. Sociologists have much to contribute to understanding and addressing these cultural and structural problems.

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2020 Election Results

ASA is pleased to announce the results of the 2020 ASA election. Thank you to all the candidates who generously volunteered their service, and congratulations to the new members of our leadership team. Cecilia Menjívar, University of California-Los Angeles, has been elected the 113th President of the American Sociological Association, and Nina Bandelj, University of California-Irvine, has been elected Vice President. Professors Menjívar and Bandelj will assume their respective offices in August 2021, following a year of service as President-elect and Vice President-elect (2020-21).

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Pro-Environmental Views of Climate Skeptics

Contrary to the rhetoric on the news, our research suggests that many people skeptical about climate change might harbor a sense of responsibility for taking care of the Earth.

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