Aida Tomeh Distinguished Service Award

Sociologists for Women in Society (SWS)


The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Eastern Illinois University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track, Instructor positio ..

The Spring/Summer Newsletter

The 2017 Spring/Summer Newsletter is out! Click here (/north-central-sociologist-newsletter)to read about the keynote address and plenary speaker  ..

North Central Sociologist

The Fall/Winter 2016 edition of the North Central Sociologist is now posted! Check it out for conference information! ..

2017 Conference and Awards

Planning to attend the 2017 NCSA conference in Indy? The conference submission system is open until December 9th. Remember all you need is an abst ..

Conference Registration

Don't forget to pre-register for the conference! The deadline for pre-registration is March 1st. You can access the registration system at: http:/ ..

Scholarly Achievement Award Due November 15th

Make sure to nominate a colleague's work, or your own for the 2016 Scholarly Achievement Award! Go to: ..

There's STILL time!

I know we said we wouldn't do it this year, but we just did! The submission portal will remain open until November 8th, 2015 at midnight. So, if trick ..

NCSA Fall 2015 Newsletter

The Fall 2015 Newsletter is now available! Click here (/north-central-sociologist-newsletter)to read about the 2016 conference, award nominations, ..

2016 Joint MSS/NCSA Meeting in Chicago

Make sure to check out and Like the joint meeting page on Facebook to stay updated on all conference information. Visit: ..

The Gift of Diagnosis

A friend of mine wrote this poignant piece on receiving and dealing with "the gift" of diagnosis. It thoroughly illuminates the experience of being of ..

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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