THE RURAL SOCIOLOGICAL SOCIETY (RSS)
The RSS is a professional social science association that promotes the generation, application, and dissemination of sociological knowledge. The Society seeks to enhance the quality of rural life, communities, and the environment. This website is intended to serve all those interested in rural people and places.
RSS Awards and Endowment Committee seeks nominations for the following societal awards:
Distinguished Service to Rural Life
Distinguished Rural Sociologist
Excellence in Research
Excellence in Instruction
Excellence in Extension and Public Outreach
The Fred Buttel Outstanding Scholarly Achievement Award 2017 (paper)
The Olaf Larson Graduate Student Paper Award
Nominations are due February 17, 2017. More information can be found here.
RSS Awards and Endowment Committee announces the 2017 RSS MS, PhD, and Early Career Research Award Competition
Applications are due February 17, 2017. Directions for applying and more information can be found here.
What are Research and Interest Groups?
Research and Interest Groups (RIGs) are formed around substantive interests of RSS members. RIGs are active participants in annual meeting planning and programming through identification, development, and recruitment for program sessions and field trips. RSS currently has 14 RIGs.
Please join us!
Learn more about the Rural Sociological Society here http://www.ruralsociology.org/?page_id=981