Aida Tomeh Distinguished Service Award

Past Annual Meetings

2018 Fall/Winter Newsletter

Check out the 2018 Fall/Winter Newsletter, The North Central Sociologist (/pdfs/newsletters/NCSA Fall 2018 Newsletter_FINAL.pdf)! ..

Colin Kaepernick, Black Resistance and Institutionalized Racism in the NFL

Colin Kaepernick, Black Resistance & Institutionalized Racism in the NFL By: Shaonta’ Allen In August 2016 Colin K ..

Spring 2018 North Central Sociologist

The Spring/Summer edition of the North Central Sociologist is not available! Click here (/pdfs/newsletters/NCSA Spring 2018 Newsletter_FINAL.pdf)t ..

The Cost of Poverty

“Rather than slashing anti-poverty programs, the fiscally prudent question to ask is: How much does this high rate of poverty cost our natio ..

Victor Rios

Professor Victor Rios delivers 2018 NCSA Useem Plenary address, urges a reconsideration of the way institutions (and academics in particular) deal ..

On losing the propaganda war...

On losing the propaganda war... “The forces that espouse racial extremism, anti-democratic messages, and lies about so-called crisis act ..

To Laptop or Not to Laptop

I know the issue of laptops in university classrooms is highly contentious, but this is worth the read...…/D ..

History in the Making...

“With a crown of stars in her hair and a toga-like dress, she's as patriotic as ever. She's also, for the first time on an officially minted ..


A poignant examination of education and the role of HBCUs. ( ..


“Perhaps the progress the civil rights movement had fought for had missed parts of the country.” ..

2018, Pittsburgh
Crime, Punishment & (In)Justice
2017, Indianapolis
Peace in a Time of Polarization
2016, Chicago
joint meeting with the Midwest Sociological Society
Inequality, Injustice and Intersectionality
2015, Cleveland
New Visions of Human Flourishing
2014, Cincinnati
Doing Good: Positive Behavior, Promising Programs, Promoting Change
2013, Indianapolis
In Defense of Theory
2012, Pittsburgh
Renewing Sociology: Living Traditions & Creative Beginnings
2011, Cleveland
Pragmatism in Research and Education
2010, Chicago
joint meeting with the Midwest Sociological Society
Communities in an Age of Social Transformation
2009, Dearborn
The Sociological Way of Looking at the World: Research, Teaching and Application
2008, Cincinnati
Common Situations: Complex Realities
2007, Chicago
joint meeting with the Midwest Sociological Society
Social Policy, Social Ideology, and Social Change
2006, Indianapolis
Making a Difference: Sociology as Social Activism
2005, Pittsburgh
The Local Community in the Global Age

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