Announcements

  • RSS Election Winners

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    Your RSS 2015-2016 Election winners are below: President: Tom Rudel Vice President: Peggy Petrzelka Council: Shannon Monnat Council: Chelsea Schelly Council: Danielle Berman Nominations Committe Chair: Rebecca Schewe Nominations Committee Chair-Elect: Mary Hendrickson Nominations Committee Position 1: Elizabeth Seale Student Representative: Raeven Faye Chandler        

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  • Berwick Visual Arts residency

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    Opportunity for RSS members with the Berwick Visual Arts residency. Applications are now open for a residency opportunity at the Centre for Rural Economy (CRE) at Newcastle University. The residency offers the successful applicant a short intense period to focus their practice on one area of work or project, with the opportunity to draw on the knowledge [...]

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  • Wisconsin River Canoe Trip

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    Sponsored by the Natural Resources RIG. No skill required to canoe the broad, sandy lower Wisconsin River past sandstone cliffs and diverse river ecosystems. 60% nature observation, 40% beach party. Cost $20 per person, Thursday August 6th, 2015. Vans leave conference hotel at 8 am and return by 5 pm. For more information and to register [...]

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  • National Service and Civic Engagement Research Competition

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    This is an exciting opportunity for researchers at academic institutions to embark on new research projects! More details can be found at this Web site: http://go.usa.gov/39vzG or http://www.nationalservice.gov/build-your-capacity/grants/funding-opportunities/2015/national-service-and-civic-engagement-research. Robin Ghertner, MPP 202-606-6772 Senior Research Analyst Office of Research and Evaluation Corporation for National and Community Service

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  • 2016 SRSA and SAAS Annual Meetings held concurrently

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    The 2016 annual meeting of the Souther Rural Sociological Association (SRSA) will be held concurrently with the Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists (SAAS) on February 6-9, 2016 in San Antonio, Texas.

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  • 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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  • Annual Meeting 2015 Preliminary Schedule

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    Preliminary Agenda, Annual Meetings, Rural Sociology 2015 Thursday, August 6 Time Event 8:00 am-5:00 pm Registration 8:00 am-5:00 pm Book Exhibit 8:00 am-8:30 am Council Breakfast 8:30 am-4:30 pm Council Meeting 4:45-5:45 p.m. Committee Meetings 6:00-6:45 p.m. Student Research Speed Chatting (Dating) 7:00 -8:00 p.m. Presidential Address 8:00 pm-8:45 pm Presidential Reception 9:00 pm Grad [...]

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  • Candidate List for 2015-2016 Elections

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    Feel free to click on each candidates’ name to access their bio   President Elect Tom Rudel (Rutgers) Rich Stedman (Cornell University)   Vice President Peggy Petrzelka (Utah State) Curtis Stofferahn (University of North Dakota)   Council (Land Grant) Gerad Middendorf (Kansas State) Shannon Monnat (Penn State)   Council (non-land grant) Greg Fulkerson (SUNY – [...]

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