• Assistant Professor of Rural Sociology

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    The College of Agricultural Sciences is filling a tenure-track faculty position in Rural Sociology at the rank of Assistant Professor with a 40% teaching and 60% research appointment. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an internationally recognized research program that draws on her/his expertise in rural communities and livelihoods, including in one or [...]

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  • Assistant Professor of Sociology of Migration: Migration and Work in New Economies

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    The Department of Sociology at Michigan State University seeks candidates for a 9-month tenure-system, position at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 16, 2016 in the area of the Sociology of Migration: Migration and Work in New Economies. The ideal applicant should have a solid understanding of the intersection between migration, work, social conflict, family [...]

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  • Assistant/Associate Professor of Sociology of Health and Medicine

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    The Department of Sociology at Michigan State University seeks candidates for a 9-month tenure-system position in the Sociology of Health and Medicine at the Assistant or Associate Professor level beginning August 16, 2016. We seek candidates with a research focus on health issues, such as mental health, physical conditions, mortality, health disparities, and health care [...]

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  • Director of the Places Studies Program Bucknell Center for Sustainability and the Environment

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    BCSE_Place Studies Director_Job Ad_April 8_2015

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  • 2015 Rural Futures Conference

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    The 2015 Rural Futures Conference will be will be held October 21–23, 2015 at Nebraska Innovation Campus, in Lincoln, Nebraska. Website: http://ruralfutures.nebraska.edu/ If you have any questions or need any further information please feel free to contact use this email address or you can call me at 402-472-9287. jlechtenberg@unl.edu

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  • Bio for Gerad D. Middendorf

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    GERAD D. MIDDENDORF, Ph.D. Dept. of Sociology, Anthro. & Soc. Work Kansas State University middendo@ksu.edu  EDUCATION Ph.D. 2002. Michigan State University, Sociology; Areas: Rural and Environmental Studies; International Development; Sociology of Agriculture and Food; Science and Tech. Studies M.A. 1992. Ohio University, International Affairs/Latin American Studies CURRENT POSITION 2007 – pres. Associate Professor, Department of [...]

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  • Bio for Mary Hendrickson

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      MARY K. HENDRICKSON Assistant Professor in Department of Rural Sociology, University of Missouri Education: • Ph.D. in Rural Sociology from the University of Missouri, 1997. • Master of Science in Rural Sociology, University of Missouri, 1994. • Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Honors and Agribusiness, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1989. Background: For 15 years, I [...]

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  • Bio for Jeffrey Jacquet

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    Statement of Interest: I am pleased to be nominated to chair the nominations committee – I have been a member of RSS since around 2005, am a current member of the nominations committee, and am the out-going chair of the Natural Resources RIG. The work of the nominations committee is an important, if overlooked task, [...]

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  • Bio for Danielle Berman

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    Danielle Berman is a Social Science Research Analyst in the SNAP Research and Analysis Division in the Office of Policy Support of the USDA Food and Nutrition Service. Her work focuses on understanding the effectiveness of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) for reducing food insecurity and supporting healthy eating among low income Americans. She [...]

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  • Bio for Wynne Wright

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    My first introduction to the Rural Sociological Society was as a green and anxious graduate student in 1995. Since that time I have adopted RSS as my primary intellectual home – and its members have adopted me as evidenced by the spirit of collegiality and community we all value in this organization. I have served [...]

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