Aida Tomeh Distinguished Service Award

Sociologists for Women in Society (SWS)

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

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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.” ..

Sociologists for Women in Society is an international organization of social scientists–students, faculty, practitioners, and researchers– working together to improve the position of women within sociology and society in general. There are local and regional chapters of SWS, including NCSA SWS.




SWS is a non-profit scientific and educational organization of sociologists and others dedicated to:

  • maximizing the effectiveness of and professional opportunities for women in sociology
  • exploring the contributions which sociology can, does and should make to the investigation of
    and humanization of current gender arrangements
  • improving women’s lives and creating feminist social change

Jenneyerin Steele Stas, President, University of Akron-
Kelly Macarthur, President, Kent State University-
Linda Gjokaj, Co-Organizer, Michigan State University-

Let us know about your local chapter!

Kathy Feltey

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