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.

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Attend the Annual Meetings for the Rural Sociological Society, Madison, WI: Highlights include:

  1. Conversations with USDA representatives including head of NIFA and with Housing Development.
  2. Mini-Conference: Advances in Survey and Data Analysis Methods for Rural Sociologists
  3. Diversity Mini-Conference: Voices in the Rural Local Food System
  4. Panel: 50 Years of Natural Resources Research Interest Group
  5. Panel: Publishing Opportunities through RSS
  6. And more!: Program Highights

RSS Council moves to support resolution by Southern Rural Sociological Society: SRSA Statement

Check out field trips from SAFRIG, NRRIG, and RGIG: 

  1. SAFRIG Field Trip
  2. NRRIG Field Trip
  3. RGIG
2014 Annual Meeting Council Minutes

To book your room for the upcoming Annual Meeting at the Madison Concourse Hotel please click here

To view Council Meeting Minutes Archive, click here

Past RSS award winners, click here

European Rural Sociological Society (ESRS)

IRSA 2016 Toronto