Winter 2017/2018 Newsletter

The latest from our section is available in the SPPS Winter 2017/2018 newsletter! Read an essay by Mindy Fried, on "From Action to Applied Sociology: Jamaica Plain Porchfest," reflect with section chair Melissa Fry on the timeliness of applied sociology in her Message from the Chair, and learn more about opinions, awards, and successes of... Continue Reading →


Call for Contributions: The Publicizer

Our newsletter The Publicizer is always looking for content--contact editor Dennis Watson to contribute to upcoming issues. Possible topics: Short articles on your research, work and graduate programs Essays on public sociology Book publication announcements Member news: promotions, moves, grants, new projects and awards Conference highlights essays with photos Short bios of award winners and pictures Useful web... Continue Reading →

Member Presentation Announcement

Harry Perlstadt, Dept of Sociology, Michigan State University gave a powerpoint presentation entitled “A Sociological Perspective on Human Research Protections: The Enforcement of Social Mores” at Quest for Research Excellence, Office of Research Integrity Conference on Research Integrity, Washington DC — March 16, 2012.

Strengthening Relationships through Community-Based Action Research: Exploring Family-Staff Tensions in an Organization Serving People with Intellectual Disabilities

Jennifer Chernega, PhD, Winona State University Jay Palmer, PhD, Winona State University In August 2010, faculty and emeriti from Winona State University in Winona, MN met to form an applied research group, intent on serving the needs of non-profit organizations in Southeast Minnesota. That fall, the newly formed Action Research Center of Southeast Minnesota met... Continue Reading →

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