Teaching and Curriculum


The Teaching and Curriculum RIG aims to improve undergraduate and graduate instruction in rural sociology by:

  • Examining and sharing teaching best practices
  • Discussing rural sociology curricula and the curricular roles of related courses, both within and outside formal rural sociology programs
  • Fostering and recognizing professional development in teaching, emphasizing but not limited to teaching assistants and early career faculty
  • Enhance the value attached to instruction within the discipline


Chair: Jeff Taylor (Temporary)
Co- Chair: Anjel Stough-Hunter(Temporary)