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.
Now is the time to join the Rural Sociological Society for 2016
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Help WantedSeeking Motivated Individuals for RSS Leadership Positions and IRSA Representatives Self-nominations are welcomed and encouraged. Click here for details! Nominations close January 9, 2016
Help WantedCall for Editor for the 2016-2019 Rural Studies Series Click here for full description! Applications are due February 1, 2016
RSS Awards Committee seeking nominations for the following awards:
Distinguished Service to Rural Life
Distinguished Rural Sociologist
Excellence in Extension and Public Outreach
The Fred Buttel Outstanding Scholarly Achievement Award
The Olaf Larson Graduate Student Paper
Certificate of Appreciation
Nominations due February 19, 2016