Environmental Sociology Section Election Results

The Environmental Sociology Section is proud to announce the results of our recent election. Our newly elected officers will assume office following the business meeting of the Section at the ASA Annual Meeting.

Chair-Elect: Rachael Shwom, Rutgers State University of New Jersey
Teaching, Training and Practice Committee Chair: Janet Lorenzen, Willamette University
Membership Committee Chair: Raoul Liévanos, University of Oregon

Environmental Sociology Events at ASA 2019 in New York

Greetings all! Here are all of the official Environmental Sociology Section events taking place at the ASA meeting in August—we have a fantastic lineup. I am also listing here several other sessions that section members will be interested in—I apologize for any I have missed. I look forward to seeing you all in New York!

– Jill Lindsey Harrison, Chair-Elect of ASA Environmental Sociology Section

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Summer 2019 Section Newsletter

The Summer 2019 issue of the Environmental Sociology Section Newsletter is now available for download (PDF). In this issue: An important message from the Section Chair, Kari Marie Norgaard; a feature essay, Colonialism, Fire Suppression, and Indigenous Resurgence; section news, including information on section award winners; section events at the ASA meeting at NYC; recent publications; and more.

Spring 2019 Section Newsletter

The Spring 2019 issue of the Environmental Sociology Section Newsletter is now available for download (PDF). In this issue: An important message from the Section Chair; information on extreme events research census and web map; global map of academic hazards and disaster research center; and a mini-conference on animals, ecology, and society. You will also find information about recent books, a special issue of the Journal of World-Systems Research, and recent journal articles and book chapters.

Winter 2019 Section Newsletter

The Winter 2019 issue of the Environmental Sociology Section Newsletter is now available for download (PDF). In this issue: A message and thoughts from the Section Chair on fostering inclusivity, a call for nominations, and recent publications. Under the transition section, you will also find information about Dr. Shannon Bell’s recent career move from University of Kentucky to Virginia Tech and several tributes to Dr. R Scott Frey, who passed away recently.

Fall 2018 Section Newsletter

The Fall 2018 issue of the Environmental Sociology Section Newsletter is now available for download (PDF). In this issue: An insightful reflection from the Section Chair on the 2018 ASA Meetings; a thought-provoking reflection on the “Bridging the Gap: Race and the Environment” Mini-Conference, authored by members of the Section Committee on Racial Equity; a call for ideas from the Chair of the Teaching and Outreach Committee; and publications. You will also find information about several section members receiving major grants and the retirement of Professor Emerita Sherry Cables, a longtime environmental sociologist.

Summer 2018 Section Newsletter

The Summer 2018 issue of the Environmental Sociology Section Newsletter is now available for download (PDF). In this issue: Important messages from the Section Chair and Chair-Elect; results of our recent elections; section awards; a mini-conference on race and the environment; call for submissions for a special issue of Sustainability; recent publications; and section news.

Environmental Sociology Section Election Results

The Environmental Sociology Section is proud to announce the results of our recent election. Our newly elected officers will assume office following the business meeting of the Section at the ASA Annual Meeting.

Chair-Elect: Jill Lindsey Harrison, University of Colorado – Boulder
Council Member-at-Large: Emily Huddart Kennedy, University of British
Columbia
Nominations Committee Chair: Tracy Perkins, Howard University
Policy and Research Committee Chair: John Zinda, Cornell University
Publications Chair: Joshua Sbicca, Colorado State University
Student Member: Apollonya Maria Porcelli, Brown University

Spring 2018 Section Newsletter

The Spring 2018 issue of the Environmental Sociology Section Newsletter is now available for download (PDF). In this issue: A feature article addressing the renewed interest in uranium mining in the United States and a call to consider its toxic legacy; call for submissions for a mini-conference on environmental inequality; the 2018 Environmental Sociology ASA Mentorship program; special issues of Capitalism Nature Socialism and Environmental Sociology; and recent publications. You will also find information on members who recently won recognition for their work.

Winter 2018 Section Newsletter

The Winter 2018 issue of the Environmental Sociology Section Newsletter is now available for download (PDF). In this issue: A message from the Section Chair; a feature article reflecting on California’s largest wildfire, authored by Amanda McMillan Lequieu; information on a section-organized mini-conference on bridging the gap between environmental sociology and other subdisciplines; an important job opening at Washington State University; a request for information on grants and fellowships; a call for materials for a special issue of Societies; recent publications and member news; and more!