Sociological Practice and Public Sociology Sessions at the ASA Annual Meeting

The 110th meeting of the American Sociological Association took place on August 22nd through 25th, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. Below is a list of sessions and meetings that were sponsored by our section.

Saturday, August 22nd

2016 Distinguished Career Award for the Practice of Sociology, 4:30-6:10pm

Reception 6:30-8:30pm

Sunday, August 23rd

Roundtable Session, 10:30-11:30am

Business Meeting, 11:30-12:30pm

Sociology in Action (paper session), 12:30-2:10pm

  • Evaluation of a Collaborative Policy Initiative to Address Homelessness and Incarceration – Angela A. Aidala, William McAllister, Maiko Yomogida, & Virginia Shubert
  • Sociology, Political Activism, & Public Policy: Ending Homelessness in Rhode Island – Eric Hirsch
  • Why Sociologist Should Study MOOCs – Caren Arbelt & Laura Horn
  • Building Us Up Stronger: Creating Relationship Norms through a Relationship Education Program – Sarah Halpern-Meekin

Disseminating Research Beyond the Academy (invited session), 2:30-4:10pm

  • Doing Sociology in the Public Sphere – Philip N. Cohen
  • After Lean In: Reflections on Public Sociology – Marianne Cooper
  • Sharing and Using Data to Shape Policymaking Regarding Substance Abuse Prevention – Eric R. Wright
  • Promoting Economic Alternatives via Public Sociology – Juliet B. Schor
  • Community-Engaged Environmental Health Resarch and Practice – Phil Brown

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